What are the best GPU-Z alternatives in 2020?

    GPU-Z is described as 'lightweight system utility designed to provide vital information about your video card and graphics processor' and is a well-known app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to GPU-Z for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and Mac. The best alternative is Open Hardware Monitor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GPU-Z are HWiNFO (32/64) (Freemium), Speccy (Freemium), AIDA64 (Paid) and CPU-X (by X0rg) (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 29, 2020

    1. The Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source software that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer.
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      Open Hardware Monitor vs GPU-Z opinions
      Some users think Open Hardware Monitor is a great alternative to GPU-Z, some don't.
      this HW monitor like - not gpu-z like
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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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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      • iPhone
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
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      • Tizen OS
      • Ubuntu Touch
      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.
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    4. CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more. CPU-X is similar to CPU-Z (Windows), but CPU-X is a Free and Open Source software designed for GNU/Linux; also, it works on *BSD. This software is written in C and built with CMake tool.
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      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      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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      • Windows
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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.
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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.

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    6. The Belarc Advisor builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, network inventory, missing Microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status, security benchmarks, and displays the results in your Web browser.
      Belarc Advisor vs GPU-Z opinions
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      it GIVE ALL INFORMATION AND MORE and very structured
      Positive comment 9 months ago

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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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