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Check Computer Performance in Windows 8/8.1

The problem of computer health is attracting the great attention of people all around the world, because computer is playing an increasingly significant role in everyone's life. Consequently, it is essential to know how to check computer performance so as to monitor its health status. And this post will mainly introduce how to use the system-provided Resource and Performance Monitor to check it in Windows 8/8.1 computer.

Video guide on how to check computer performance in Windows 8:

Steps to check computer performance in Windows 8/8.1 computer:

Step 1: Use a run command to open the Resource and Performance Monitor.

Open Run dialog by Windows+R hotkeys, type the command of perfmon /report in the empty box and click OK.

Tips: In the command, there must be a space between "n" and "/".

Step 2: Wait for the monitor to collect data for diagnostics.

As the Resource and Performance Monitor turns up, it will spend 60 seconds in collecting data to generate a system diagnostics report. So you need to wait for the process to complete.

Step 3: Check the System Diagnostics Report and other information.

In the next window, you can check the System Diagnostics Report, Diagnostic Results, Software Configuration and other info.

Meanwhile, the following picture with all categories presented in the monitor is for your better understanding.

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