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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' and is a system information utility in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hardware Lister for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is CPU-Z, which is free. Other great apps like Hardware Lister are HWiNFO (32/64), Speccy, GNOME Disks and hwinfo.

Hardware Lister alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Benchmark Tools or Partition Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hardware Lister.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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

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  1. CPU-Z icon

    CPU-Z

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com

    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 icon

    Speccy

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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 that's 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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  4. Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.

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  5. hwinfo icon

    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.

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  6. Hardinfo icon

    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.

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  7. Psensor icon

    Psensor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux.

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  8. inxi

    • 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.

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    SIW

    • 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.

    SIW's main system listing
  10. Belarc Advisor icon

    Belarc Advisor

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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