Obtaining processor information with WMIC

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You can obtain information on the Central Processing Unit (CPU) in a system running a Microsoft Windows operating system (OS) using Windows Management Instrumentation Command-line (WMIC) commands. To see the value of all parameters, open a command prompt window and issue the command wmic /namespace:\\root\cimv2 path win32_processor get /format:list (using the /format option, you can see the information in a more readable fashion).

C:\>wmic /namespace:\\root\cimv2 path win32_processor get /format:list


AddressWidth=64
Architecture=9
AssetTag=UNKNOWN
Availability=3
Caption=Intel64 Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
Characteristics=252
ConfigManagerErrorCode=
ConfigManagerUserConfig=
CpuStatus=1
CreationClassName=Win32_Processor
CurrentClockSpeed=2195
CurrentVoltage=16
DataWidth=64
Description=Intel64 Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
DeviceID=CPU0
ErrorCleared=
ErrorDescription=
ExtClock=100
Family=179
InstallDate=
L2CacheSize=14336
L2CacheSpeed=
L3CacheSize=19712
L3CacheSpeed=0
LastErrorCode=
Level=6
LoadPercentage=3
Manufacturer=GenuineIntel
MaxClockSpeed=2195
Name=Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 5120 CPU @ 2.20GHz
NumberOfCores=14
NumberOfEnabledCore=14
NumberOfLogicalProcessors=28
OtherFamilyDescription=
PartNumber=
PNPDeviceID=
PowerManagementCapabilities=
PowerManagementSupported=FALSE
ProcessorId=BFEBFBFF00050654
ProcessorType=3
Revision=21764
Role=CPU
SecondLevelAddressTranslationExtensions=TRUE
SerialNumber=
SocketDesignation=CPU0
Status=OK
StatusInfo=3
Stepping=
SystemCreationClassName=Win32_ComputerSystem
SystemName=MUNICH
ThreadCount=28
UniqueId=
UpgradeMethod=1
Version=
VirtualizationFirmwareEnabled=TRUE
VMMonitorModeExtensions=TRUE
VoltageCaps=




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You can see other options for the output format using the command shown below.

C:\>wmic /namespace:\\root\cimv2 path win32_processor get /format /?

Keyword/XSL filename to process XML results.
USAGE:

/FORMAT:<format specifier>
NOTE: <formatspecifier> : ((<transformname>|<transformname> : <paramstring>)[,<formatspecifier>]).
where <paramstring>:((<parametername>=<value>)[:<paramstring>]).

NOTE: <transformname> is a <key word> or an <xsl file name>.

Keywords:

CSV
HFORM
HTABLE
LIST
MOF
RAWXML
TABLE
VALUE
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htable-sortby
htable-sortby.xsl
texttablewsys
texttablewsys.xsl
wmiclimofformat
wmiclimofformat.xsl
wmiclitableformat
wmiclitableformat.xsl
wmiclitableformatnosys
wmiclitableformatnosys.xsl
wmiclivalueformat
wmiclivalueformat.xsl


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If you only want to see the values for specific parameters such as the CPU manufacturer or the CPU description, you can issue commands like those shown below.

C:\>wmic /namespace:\\root\cimv2 path win32_processor get manufacturer,name,status
Manufacturer  Name                                      Status
GenuineIntel  Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 5120 CPU @ 2.20GHz  OK


C:\>wmic /namespace:\\root\cimv2 path win32_processor get caption
Caption
Intel64 Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4


C:\>wmic /namespace:\\root\cimv2 path win32_processor get manufacturer,name,caption,status /format:list


Caption=Intel64 Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
Manufacturer=GenuineIntel
Name=Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 5120 CPU @ 2.20GHz
Status=OK




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