Open Source GPU-Z Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to GPU-Z is Open Hardware Monitor. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to GPU-Z and eight of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to GPU-Z are CPU-X (by X0rg) (Free, Open Source), Hardinfo (Free, Open Source), hwinfo (Free, Open Source) and Sysinfo (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 15, 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 almost 6 years ago

    2. 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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    3. 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.


      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. 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 is a graphical tool that is able to display some hardware and software information about the computer it is run on.


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

    6. Client application for the OpenGL hardware capability database. This tool detects, displays and uploads OpenGL hardware reports to the OpenGL hardware database at
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Fast Fourier Transforms (FFT) for Multi-CPU (and RAM) Stress Testing. Shows detailed information about physical and logical processors in the system. Included CPU Benchmark feature for speed testing. Automatically utilizes and tests all CPU cores.
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