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GPU-Z Alternatives for Linux

GPU-Z is not available for Linux but there are some 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 25 alternatives to GPU-Z and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GPU-Z are hwinfo, Hardinfo, CPU Frequency Selector and Sysinfo.

GPU-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 GPU-Z.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

GPU-Z is a lightweight system utility designed to provide vital information about your video card and graphics processor.

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  1. CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more.

  2. hwinfo icon


    • 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.


  3. Hardinfo icon


    • 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.


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

  5. Sysinfo icon


    • 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.


    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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