How To Get CPU Information With Wmic Command In Windows?

Wmic is a set of tools used to get and set operating system related configuration and information. In this tutorial we will look how to get information about CPU.

Help

Help about wmic cpu command can be listed like below.

$ wmic cpu /?
Help
Help

List Brief

Wmic supports different levels of information displaying. For little and more concentrate information we will use following command.

$ wmic cpu list brief
List Brief
List Brief

This command output will provide following information

  • Caption
  • Socket Designation
  • Device ID
  • Manufacturer
  • Max Clock Speed
  • Name

List More

More information like Architecture, Family etc. can be listed with the CONFIG option like below.

$ wmic cpu list config
List More
List More

List All

All CPU related information can be listed with the following command.

$ wmic cpu list config
List All
List All

Here following extra information is provided

  • Revision
  • L2 Cache Size
  • Cpu Status

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