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    CPU-Z is described as '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' and is a leading system information utility in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to CPU-Z for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Speccy, which is free. Other great apps like CPU-Z are HWiNFO (32/64), AIDA64, Sidebar Diagnostics and CPU-X (by X0rg).

    CPU-Z is mainly a System Information Utility but alternatives to it may also be Benchmark Tools or Fan Speed Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CPU-Z.
    This page was last updated Oct 7, 2021
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    CPU-Z is a freeware system profiler (system monitor) application for Microsoft Windows (for all versions from 95 on) that...
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    1. 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.

      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

      Speccy vs CPU-Z opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Speccy is a great alternative to CPU-Z.
      slimane0398 It's very simple to use and looks good :)
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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      It's very good and easy to use
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    2. HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.
      HWiNFO (32/64) vs CPU-Z opinions
      Almost everyone thinks HWiNFO (32/64) is a great alternative to CPU-Z.
      OKTAYMERCAN HWINFO 1 executable file so very portable and freemium.
      Positive comment 11 months ago

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      AIDA64 is a system information, diagnostics, and auditing application developed by FinalWire Ltd., that runs on Windows, Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Tizen operating systems. It displays detailed information on the components of a computer.
      AIDA64 vs CPU-Z opinions
      Almost everyone thinks AIDA64 is a great alternative to CPU-Z.
      OKTAYMERCAN Paid and demo version has limited feature but a good alternative for CPU-Z.
      Positive comment 11 months ago

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    3. SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information.
    4. CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more.
      CPU-X (by X0rg) vs CPU-Z opinions
      Almost everyone thinks CPU-X (by X0rg) is a great alternative to CPU-Z.
      It's directly based off of the design of CPU-Z and offers all of the same features in the same format.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    5. 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.

      Most users think Hardinfo is a great alternative to CPU-Z.
    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.
    7. Manage performance, temperatures, and devices all from a single application. NZXT CAM is fast, efficient, and easy-to-use, allowing you to control every aspect of your computer.
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      SIW is an advanced System Information for Windows tool that gathers detailed information about your system properties and settings and displays it in an extremely comprehensible manner.
    8. CheckMyMac monitors key components in your system and helps preventing and discovering major malfunctions before they happen.
      Most users think CheckMyMac is a great alternative to CPU-Z.
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