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Returns the CPU brand string.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
SystemInfo 2.8 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "SystemInfo.CPUBrandString" )




Returns brand or empty text.


Returns the CPU brand string.
If it is an Intel x86 Chip or something compatible, you get strings like this: "Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU M 620 @ 2.67GHz". For an emulated x86 chip on ARM, you may get empty text or something like "virtual cpu".

on FileMaker Cloud with a small EC2 instance, e.g. "Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2676 v3 @ 2.40GHz"

Changed for v12.0 to work on Apple Silicon, e.g. "Apple M1 Max".


Shows CPU Brand String:

Show Custom Dialog ["Info"; MBS( "SystemInfo.CPUBrandString" )]

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This function does not need a paid license.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 28th January 2023

SystemInfo.AvailableRAM - SystemInfo.CPULoad

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