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Need to find processor speed in Windows 95

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by tarheelnerd, Jan 13, 2006.

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  1. tarheelnerd

    tarheelnerd Thread Starter

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    I am trying to help a friend determine if an old IBM Thinkpad 560 is worth upgrading for use. One important piece of info I need is to find the clock speed of the Pentium processor. When I go into the Control Panel and look at the system info, all it shows is "Pentium processor".

    Can someone please tell me how to find the specific clock speed of the processor in Windows 95?

    Thanks!
     
  2. dr20

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    Sometimes you can get that info from the DirectX Diagnostic Tool.

    Go to Start/Run and type in:

    dxdiag
     
  3. tarheelnerd

    tarheelnerd Thread Starter

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    There is no dxdiag file on my hard drive. Have searched everywhere. Any other suggestions?
     
  4. dr20

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    There's no DirectX version installed on that system? You can probably still download at least 8 for Windows 95 from Microsoft.

    You can also try a free program like System Analyser:

    http://www.sysanalyser.com/Sa.html
     
  5. Bob Cerelli

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    To find out how fast the processor is, while in Win95/98,

    Go to Accessories / System Tools / System Information
    Click on Tools
    Select Windows Report Tool
    Click on the blue Change System File Selections towards the bottom of the window
     
  6. flavallee

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    I believe the processor speed for that model is 200 MHz or 233 MHz.

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