How to Create System Performance Report in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can create a System Performance report to inspect system and app performance issues in a useful way. In the report, you will find the status of your hardware response times and running processes in detail.

Performance Report Windows 10

The report includes of a number of sections, listing the status of critical system components with their performance impact. It comes with a summary and resource overview along with every component's impact explained. This is one of the most useful reports in Windows 10. The System Performance report is part of the built-in Performance Monitor tool.
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The System Performance report includes the following categories:

  • System Performance Report. This section includes some general information about your PC like its name, current date etc.
  • Summary. Here you will find a summary view of analyzed processes and system components.
  • Diagnostic results. This section shows a brief overview of system resources and their status.
  • CPU.
  • Network.
  • Disk.
  • Memory.
  • Report Statistics - reveals some details about information included in the report.

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To create a System Performance report in Windows 10, do the following.

  1. Press Win + R keys together on your keyboard and type the following in the Run box:
    perfmon

    Run Perfmon Windows 10

  2. The Performance Monitor app will be opened. On the left, expand the Data Collector Sets item and go to System -> System Performance. See the following screenshot.Perfomance Monitor Windows 10
  3. Right-click the System Performance item and select Start from the context menu. This will create a new System Performance report for the last 60 seconds of system uptime.Perfomance Monitor Start System Performance Report Windows 10Perfomance Monitor Running In Windows 10
  4. To see your report, go to Reports -> System -> System Performance in the left pane. There, you will find all reports created on your PC.Performance Report Windows 10

Some other useful reports in Windows 10 are:

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