There are many ways to detect which CPU you are using (AMD or Intel), speed and other stuff such as cache memory etc.
With following commands/tools, you will be able get following information:
=> Detect CPU cache
=> CPU speed and type (processor speed)
=> CPU Manufacturer (AMD, Intel etc)
Detect CPU speed and make Using Windows XP/2000/2003
- Goto Desktop
- Right-click the My Computer icon
- Select Properties
You will see CPU information at the bottom of dialog box.
Detect CPU speed and make Using Linux
Type the following command:
Detect CPU speed and make Using Third party utilities for Windows system
There are third party utilities which can be used to detect the CPU. Please note that not all programs are free some of them are free or shareware. These programs also provides the system diagnostics and benchmarking solution for CPU, FPU, disk and memory etc. Some program may include additional stuff such as hardware monitoring and diagnostics capabilities. Following are two my favorite programs: