These methods are recommended for boards that are already dismantled from the computer, or if easily visible inside the computer.
1A. Look at the box Boxed Intel® desktop boards indicate what board model it contains. Desktop board models usually starts with the letter "D". e.g. D975XBX2
1B. Look at the board itself. A small barcode label is found on the Intel® Desktop Board. Desktop board models usually starts with the letter "D" as shown in the image below: e.g. DQ35JOE Note: Location of barcode label may vary for every board model as shown in the series of images below: Barcode is near the chipset heatsink Barcode is near the I/O ports Barcode is near the memory slot