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PowerShell get processor info

How to check if processor is 32bit or 64bit?

How to check how many logical processors?

How to get processor speed?

How to check whether the server has more than one physical processor?

PowerShell comes in handy to get processor information.

PowerShell script below gets the number of cores, number of enabled cores, and number of logical processors, processor id and the manufacturer information of the processor.

If the system has more than one physical processor PowerShell script below will get all the information of all the processor information installed on the system. I haven’t tested this one since my system has only one physical processor but believe PowerShell will list all the available physical processor on the system.

Here’s the script:


$cpu_info = Get-WmiObject -class Win32_Processor

foreach ($cpu_values in $cpu_info) {

"Name " +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +" : " + $cpu_values.Name  +[char]10
"Manufacturer " +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9+" : " + $cpu_values.Manufacturer+[char]10
"Caption "+[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9+" : " + $cpu_values.Caption+[char]10
"ProcessorId "+[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +" : " + $cpu_values.ProcessorId+[char]10
"CurrentClockSpeed "+[char]9 +[char]9+[char]9+" : " + $cpu_values.CurrentClockSpeed + "MHz"+[char]10

"NumberOfCores"+[char]9 +[char]9+[char]9+[char]9 +" : " +$cpu_values.NumberOfCores  +[char]10
"NumberOfEnabledCore"+[char]9 +[char]9+[char]9+" : " +$cpu_values.NumberOfEnabledCore  +[char]10
"NumberOfLogicalProcessors "+[char]9 +" : " + $cpu_values.NumberOfLogicalProcessors  +[char]10

$xcpu = $cpu_values.Architecture

switch ($xcpu)
0     {"Architecture" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"x86 (32bit)"+[char]10}
1     {"Architecture" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"MIPS"+[char]10}
2     {"Architecture" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"Alpha"+[char]10}
3     {"Architecture" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"PowerPC"+[char]10}
5     {"Architecture" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"ARM"+[char]10}
6     {"Architecture" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " + "ia64 Itanium-based systems"+[char]10}
9     {"Architecture" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " + "x64 (64bit)"+[char]10}

   $xcpu = $cpu_values.CpuStatus 

switch ($xcpu)
0     {"CpuStatus" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"Unknown"+[char]10}
1     {"CpuStatus" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"CPU Enabled"+[char]10}
2     {"CpuStatus" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"CPU Disabled by User via BIOS Setup"+[char]10}
3     {"CpuStatus" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"CPU Disabled By BIOS (POST Error)"+[char]10}
4     {"CpuStatus" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"CPU is Idle"+[char]10}
5     {"CpuStatus" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"Reserved "+[char]10}
6     {"CpuStatus" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"Reserved "+[char]10}
7     {"CpuStatus" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9 +[char]9 +  " : " +"Other "+[char]10}


$xcpu = $cpu_values.ProcessorType

switch ($xcpu)
1     {"ProcessorType" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9  +  " : " +"Other"+[char]10}
2     {"ProcessorType" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9  +  " : " +"Unknown"+[char]10}
3     {"ProcessorType" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9  +  " : " +"Central Processor"+[char]10}
4     {"ProcessorType" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9  +  " : " +"Math Processor"+[char]10}
5     {"ProcessorType" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9  +  " : " +"DSP Processor"+[char]10}
6     {"ProcessorType" +[char]9 +[char]9  +[char]9 +[char]9  +  " : " +"Video Processor "+[char]10}




Sample output:

Name                               : Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU       M 480  @ 2.67GHz

Manufacturer                       : GenuineIntel

Caption                            : Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5

ProcessorId                        : BFEBFBFF00020655

CurrentClockSpeed                  : 2667MHz

NumberOfCores                     : 2

NumberOfEnabledCore               : 2

NumberOfLogicalProcessors         : 4

Architecture                      : x64 (64bit)

CpuStatus                         : CPU Enabled

ProcessorType                     : Central Processor

 Cheers.. till next time...


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