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CPU-Z Alternatives for Linux

CPU-Z is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is CPU-X (by X0rg), which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to CPU-Z and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to CPU-Z are Hardinfo, Hardware Lister, hwinfo and Sysinfo.

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.
This page was last updated Jun 19, 2022
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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.

    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.

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  2. 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.

    Most users think Hardinfo is a great alternative to CPU-Z.


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

  4. 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.

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

  7. gatotray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

  8. Udev Discover

    • 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.

  9. PassMark BurnInTest

    • Windows
    • Linux

    PassMark BurnInTest is a software tool that allows all the major sub-systems of a computer to be simultaneously stress tested for endurance, reliability and stability.

  10. GtkSysinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GtkSysinfo is a perl-Gtk2 software for Linux which makes it possible to obtain a maximum of informations about the system such as temperature(with lm_sensors) , CPU frequency, hardware(with PciUtils) , network , ACPI and orther information.

    Discontinued

    Last Update: 2013-03-13. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/gtksysinfo/

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