Hardware Lister Alternatives

    Hardware Lister is described as 'lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine. It can report exact memory configuration, firmware version, mainboard configuration, CPU version and speed, cache configuration, bus speed, etc' and is an app in the System & Hardware category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hardware Lister for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com, Android and Mac. The best alternative is CPU-Z, which is free. Other great apps like Hardware Lister are HWiNFO (32/64) (Free Personal), Speccy (Freemium), gnome-disk-utility (Free, Open Source) and Hardinfo (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 15, 2020

    1. CPU-Z is a freeware system profiler (system monitor) application for Microsoft Windows (for all versions from 95 on) that detects the central processing unit, RAM, motherboard chipset, and other hardware features of a modern personal computer, and presents the information in one...
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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

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    4. Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.
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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. Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux.
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      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Inxi is a system information script that can display various things about your hardware and software to users in an irc chatroom or support forum. it runs with the /exec command in most irc clients.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      CPU Info provide main information about hardware and software of your device.
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    7. AgaueEye is a hardware monitor with in-game overlay tools(FPS) for Windows, with AgaueEye, you can monitor your hardware, like CPU/GPU/MB/HDD/RAM states, and display overlay when you playing games, AgaueEye also record the states for post analysis.
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