Many years ago, When people was still using DOS, it was not convenient to know the computer information. so at that time there were many 3rd party tool to help people to check hardware information.
Now, we are using Windows, Graphic User Interface, the tech keeping growing up. So We do not need to 3rd party software to check our hardware information.
However, there is a much more professional computer hardware checking tool which you still can consider to use. for example, it help you to check most of professional parameters which you might be interested in. And, it is very popular. It is CPU-Z.
The following are some screen shots: