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View System Processor Information (Windows NT/2000/XP) Popular

These values contain information about the system processor, including speed, brand and model.

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Open your registry and find the key below to view the current values.

Note: These values are read-only and can only be viewed and not edited.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|~MHzREG_DWORD0x00000028A (650)|
|IdentifierREG_SZx86 Family 6 Model 8 Stepping 1|
|VendorIdentifierREG_SZGenuineIntel|
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|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\HARDWARE\DESCRIPTION\System\CentralProces...|
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Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\HARDWARE\DESCRIPTION\System\CentralProcessor\0]
Value Name: ~MHz, Identifier, VendorIdentifier

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Last modified: August 23, 2002