How to Check a Graphic Card on a Laptop?

How to Check a Graphic Card on a Laptop?

Everything visual happening on your device’s display is processed in the graphic card of a Graphics Processing Unit (GPU). As dependency on graphics intensive and demanding applications grew, so did the importance of graphic cards. Companies like hp, intel, and Nvidia spend billions on improving the efficiency of these tiny chips. 

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If you wonder which graphic card your laptop has? Here is how to find out. 

How to Find a Graphic Card on your Windows 11,10,7?

Step 1: Open the start menu and type “dxdiag.” Now click Enter. 

Step 2: DirectX Diagnostic Tool will open up. Click on the Display from the control panel at the top of this tool. You can see the details of the graphic card.  

How to Check the Activity Status of the Graphic Card on a Laptop?

So now you know the graphic card you have on your laptop. If you want to see the activity status of the graphic card, here is how to find out. 

Step 1: Open Task Manager from Windows Search. Or press Shift+Ctrl+Esc. You would find the performance tab in the task manager pop-up window. If not, click on the Details mentioned at the bottom of Task Manager. Now click on the performance tab. 

Step 2: Click on the GPU tab on the left side panel of the task manager. You can see the activity status of the GPU. 

The GPU of a device plays a crucial role in visual performance. Find out what graphic card is in your laptop by the above-mentioned methods. 

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