To determine the make and model number of your SSD in Windows, there are several methods you can use. Each method is straightforward and can provide you with the detailed information you need about your SSD.
1. Using Command Line
One of the quickest ways to find out your SSD’s brand and model is by using Command Prompt or PowerShell:
Win + Rto open the Run dialog.
PowerShelland press Enter.
- In the command line, type
wmic diskdrive get caption, firmwarerevisionand press Enter.
- This command will display your SSD’s model names and their firmware versions. Alongside the model name, you’ll also see the storage capacity of your SSD(s).
2. Accessing Disk Management
Disk Management is another handy tool for this purpose:
- Press Win and type disk management.
- Click on ‘Create and format hard disk partitions’. (Note: In Windows 11, the program’s name may be updated).
- Right-click on the SSD volume of interest.
- Navigate to the ‘Hardware’ tab.
- Here, you will find a list with the names of your drives, including your SSD.
3. Through Device Manager
Device Manager provides a straightforward click-only method:
- Press the Win button and type device manager.
- Open the Device Manager and navigate to ‘Disk drives’.
- Expand the menu to find your SSD’s brand and capacity.
- For more details, right-click on the SSD and open its ‘Properties’. You can find additional information such as the current driver version here.
4. Utilizing Third-Party Tools
If you require more comprehensive information, third-party tools like Speccy can be very helpful:
- Download and install Speccy from its official website.
- Open the program and navigate to ‘Storage’.
- Speccy will provide detailed information about your SSD, including its manufacturer, partitions, capacity, and even RAID type.
These methods will help you easily identify the make and model of your SSD in Windows, allowing you to obtain important information about your storage device. Whether you’re troubleshooting, planning an upgrade, or simply curious, these tools offer a convenient way to access this information.
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