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How to check your Chromebook’s specs?

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Chromebooks have gained immense popularity for their simplicity and ease of use. These lightweight laptops are perfect for various tasks, from web browsing to document editing. However, like any other device, knowing your Chromebook’s specifications can be helpful, especially if you want to determine its performance capabilities or check for compatibility with specific software.

This article discusses the steps to check all Chromebook specs through the system page and other ways to check different specs.

See all specs

If you want to see all Chromebook system specs, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open Chrome browser on your Chromebook. Then, in the address bar, type chrome://system. It will open the About System page with a list of system specs.

The search window will show you your Chromebook’s system details. You can click on different sections to see more info, like the Chrome version, RAM, memory usage, CPU processor, and other processes.

Step 2: To check the CPU specs from the system page, it is written as cpuinfo; click on the Expand button beside it.

Step 3: To check the memory specs from the system page, it is written as meminfo; click the Expand button beside it.

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Check CPU usage

If you’ve ever used a Windows PC, you likely know about task managers. Chromebooks have one, too, and it helps you check which apps are using your CPU and how much they’re using. To get to it, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open the browser on your Chromebook and click on the Menu (triple vertical dots). Then, in the dropdown menu, click on the More tools and then click on the Task Manager option.

Step 2: When you open the Chromebook task manager, it will display a list of all the tasks running on your device. Additionally, you can see how much memory, CPU power, and network resources each task uses on your device.

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Check Chromebook storage

If you want to check the storage of your Chromebook, then follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open the Settings on your Chromebook and click on the Device option in the sidebar and then on the right side of the screen, click on the Storage management option.

Step 2: On the next page, you can see the storage of your Chromebook.

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