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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), Speccy, Hardware Lister and Hardinfo.

CPU-G alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Benchmark Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CPU-G.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

GUI hardware information utility, for info on RAM, motherboard, CPU, GPU, etc.

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  1. CPU-Z icon

    CPU-Z

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com

    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...

    ⚫︎ PortableCPU-Z can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.

    ⚫︎ PortableHWiNFO (32/64) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Speccy icon

    Speccy

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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 that's in your computer.

    ⚫︎ PortableSpeccy can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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. lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceHardware Lister either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    lshw-gtk showing CPU informations
  5. Hardinfo icon

    Hardinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE
    • GNOME
    • MATE
    • Xfce

    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.

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    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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  6. Psensor icon

    Psensor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux.

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  7. PC Wizard icon

    PC Wizard

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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    Discontinued

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

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

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  9. Sysinfo icon

    Sysinfo

    • 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.

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    Discontinued

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

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    gatotray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    gatotray is a tiny CPU monitor displaying several stats graphically (usage, temperature, frequency) in small space, and tight on resources.

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