CPU-G Alternatives

    CPU-G is described as 'GUI hardware information utility, for info on RAM, motherboard, CPU, GPU, etc' and is an app in the System & Hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to CPU-G for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, GNOME, PortableApps.com and Cinnamon. The best alternative is CPU-Z, which is free. Other great apps like CPU-G are HWiNFO (32/64) (Freemium), Speccy (Freemium), Hardinfo (Free, Open Source) and Psensor (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 20, 2021

    1. 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 computer, and presents the information in one...
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    2. HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.
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    3. Speccy is an advanced System Information tool for your PC, available as installer version and as portable version in 24 languages. It does a quick scan of your machine and gives you a complete rundown of every piece of gear thats in your computer.

      Discontinued

      The latest version is from May 2018 https://www.ccleaner.com/speccy/version-history

      Bundleware

      The installer propose you to install additional third party software like Google Chrome

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    4. 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 banchmarks and two FPU benchmarks.

      Discontinued

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

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    5. Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux.
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      Psensor vs CPU-G opinions
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      because Psensor is only a temperature monitor!
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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    6. lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine. It can report exact memory configuration, firmware version, mainboard configuration, CPU version and speed, cache configuration, bus speed, etc.
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    7. 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.

      Discontinued

      No longer maintained per notice on official site: http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/pc-wizard.html

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      sysinfo is a graphical tool that is able to display some hardware and software information about the computer it is run on.

      Discontinued

      The Sysinfo website is down and Sourceforge reports the last update as being from 2013

    8. Cinnamon CPU Frequency Selector Applet.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A helping tool for udev testers, coders, hackers and consumers. Main features are - Browsing the sysfs tree via udev, Reports udev device info and udev properties, Filter and search devices, Monitorize udev device events.
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