Alternatives to Sidebar Diagnostics for all platforms with any license

  • CPU-Z icon

    CPU-Z

    CPU-Z is a freeware system profiler (system monitor) application for Microsoft Windows (for all versions from 95 on) that detects the central processing unit, RAM, motherboard chipset, and other hardware features of a modern personal...

    Free Windows Android

  • Open Hardware Monitor icon

    Open Hardware Monitor

    The Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source software that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer. The Open Hardware Monitor supports most hardware monitoring chips found on...

    Open Source Windows Linux Mono

  • SpeedFan icon

    SpeedFan

    SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers and controls the fans if possible.

    Free Windows

  • HWiNFO (32/64) icon

    HWiNFO (32/64)

    HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards. Both tools are designed to collect and present the maximum amount of information possible about...

    Free Windows

  • HWMonitor icon

    HWMonitor

    HWMonitor is a hardware monitoring program that reads PC systems main health sensors : voltages, temperatures, fans speed.

    Freemium Windows

  • Core Temp icon

    Core Temp

    Core Temp is a compact, no fuss, small footprint program to monitor CPU temperature. The uniqueness of it is that it shows the temperature of each individual core in each processor in your system! You can see in real time how the...

    Free Windows

    • Warning Installer contains all kinds of malware, difficult to uninstall.
  • Hardinfo icon

    Hardinfo

    Hardinfo is a system information and benchmark tool for Linux. It shows detailed system info, including hardware, environment, and kernel. It can use lm_sensors and ACPI for temperature and battery information. It also has four CPU...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.1, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
  • PC Wizard icon

    PC Wizard

    From the makers of CPU-Z, the PC WIZARD is among the most advanced system information programs on the market. PC WIZARD 2008 is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware, but also some more analysis. It's...

    Free Windows

  • Real Temp icon

    Real Temp

    Real Temp is a temperature monitoring program designed for all Intel single Core, Dual Core, Quad Core and Core i7 processors. Each core on these processors has a digital thermal sensor (DTS) that reports temperature data relative to...

    Free Windows

  • Lm-Sensors

    Lm-Sensors is a free and open-source application that provides tools and drivers for monitoring temperatures, voltage, and fans.

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 3.4.0, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from Github.
  • Fan Control icon

    Fan Control

    Some MacBook (Pro) are just to hot for daylong use. Fan Control adjusts the minimum fan speed depending on the current CPU temperature. For safety, it leaves the original automatic fan speed control intact.

    Open Source Mac

  • Sysinfo icon

    Sysinfo

    sysinfo is a graphical tool that is able to display some hardware and software information about the computer it is run on. It is able to recognize information about: - System (Linux distribution release, versions of GNOME...

    Open Source Linux

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    CPU Frequency Selector

    cinnamon-cpufreq-applet - Port of Gnome 3 CPUFreq applet to Cinnamon - with some fixes.

    Open Source Linux Cinnamon GNOME

  • Argus Monitor icon

    Argus Monitor

    Monitoring temperatures and status of system components such as CPU, GPU and hard disk drive, fan speeds * Monitor your hard disk drive temperature and the health status of your hard disk drive by constantly checking the...

    Commercial Windows

  • Temperature Monitor icon

    Temperature Monitor

    Temperature Monitor is an application to read out all accessible temperature sensors in Macintosh computers. The program can visualize the history graphs of the readings, display measured values in a large variety of fashions, or...

    Freemium Mac

  • Hardware sensors monitor icon

    Hardware sensors monitor

    Hardware sensors monitor utilizes sensor chips on smart motherboards to track system and CPU core temperatures, voltages and cooling fans. By quickly catching an overheated computer, you can prevent disasters such as system...

    Commercial Windows

  • CPU Thermometer icon

    CPU Thermometer

    CPU Thermometer is one free CPU temperature monitor; it can help you monitor your computer CPU temperature in live time. Program can start with Windows start-up, and show live CPU temperature in your desktop tray icon, so you get this...

    Free Windows

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