System Information for Windows

System Information for WIndows (SIW) is a program you MUST have installed on your Windows computer.  It gives you all the information you could ever want to know about your computer in a nice easy to use interface.  I learned about it in a recent Computer User Magazine.  Here are some examples of the information it provides:


Property Value

Manufacturer ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

Model P4P800-E

Version Rev 1.xx

Serial Number MB-1234567890

North Bridge Intel i865P/PE/G/i848P Revision A2

South Bridge Intel 82801EB (ICH5) Revision A2

CPU Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz

Cpu Socket Socket 478 mPGA

System Slots 5 PCI, 1 AGP

Memory Summary

Maximum Capacity 4096 MBytes

Maximum Memory Module Size 1024 MBytes

Memory Slots 4

Error Correction None

Warning! Accuracy of DMI data cannot be guaranteed

Property Value
BIOS Vendor American Megatrends Inc.
BIOS Version 1009.003
Firmware Version 101.114
BIOS Date 09/05/2005
BIOS Size 512 KB
BIOS Starting Segment F000h
DMI Version 2.3
Characteristics – supports ISA
– supports PCI
– supports Plug-and-Play
– supports APM
– upgradeable (Flash) BIOS
– allows BIOS shadowing
– ESCD support is available
– supports booting from CD-ROM
– supports selectable boot
– BIOS ROM is socketed
– supports Enhanced Disk Drive specification
– supports INT 13 5.25-inch/1.2M floppy services
– supports INT 13 3.5-inch/720K floppy services
– supports INT 13 3.5-inch/2.88M floppy services
– supports INT 05 print-screen
– supports INT 09 and 8042 keyboard services
– supports INT 14 serial services
– supports INT 17 printer services
– supports INT 10 CGA/Mono video services
– supports ACPI
– supports legacy USB
– supports AGP
– supports booting from LS-120
– supports booting from ATAPI ZIP drive
– BIOS Boot Specification supported
CPU Info:
Property Value
Number of CPU(s) One Physical Processor / One Core / 2 Logical Processors / 32 bits
Vendor GenuineIntel
CPU Name Intel Pentium 4
CPU Code Name Prescott
Platform Name Socket 478 mPGA
CPU Full Name Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz
Revision E0
Technology 90 nm
Instructions MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, HT
Original Clock 3000 MHz
Original System Clock 200 MHz
Original Multiplier 15.0
CPU Clock 2999 MHz
System Clock 199.9 MHz
FSB 799.6 MHz
L1 Data Cache 16 KBytes
L1 Trace Cache 12 Kuops
L2 Cache 1024 KBytes
That’s just a very small sample of what you get with SIW.  If you need to know any tiny bit of info – this is the program you need.  Install it now!