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Open Source CPU-Z Alternatives

The best open source alternative to CPU-Z is CPU-X (by X0rg). If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to CPU-Z and 14 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to CPU-Z are Sidebar Diagnostics, Hardinfo, Hardware Lister and hwinfo.

CPU-Z alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but 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.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Android
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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. CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more.

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    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.

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  2. SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information.

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    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.

    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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  4. lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine.

    lshw-gtk showing CPU informations
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    hwinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    hwinfo/libhd are used to probe for the hardware present in the system. It can be used to generate a system overview log which can be later used for support.

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    WinAudit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    WinAudit is an inventory utility for Windows computers. It creates a comprehensive report on a machine's configuration, hardware and software. WinAudit is free, open source and can be used or distributed by anyone.

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    CPU Info

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    CPU Info provide main information about hardware and software of your device. You can get:

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    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.

    Discontinued

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

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    Sysinfo give few generic informations. On my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, the tab System simply close the application.

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

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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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