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Hardware sensors monitor is described as 'utilizes sensor chips on smart motherboards to track system and CPU core temperatures, voltages and cooling fans. By quickly catching an overheated computer, you can prevent disasters such as system instability or damage' and is an app in the system & hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Hardware sensors monitor for Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Mono. The best alternative is Open Hardware Monitor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hardware sensors monitor are Sidebar Diagnostics, GSmartControl, SpeedFan and HWMonitor.

Hardware sensors monitor alternatives are mainly Fan Speed Tools but may also be System Information Utilities or Hard Disk Diagnostic Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hardware sensors monitor.
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  • Windows

Hardware sensors monitor utilizes sensor chips on smart motherboards to track system and CPU core temperatures, voltages...

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  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.

    On Windows 7
  2. SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information.

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  3. GSmartControl icon

    GSmartControl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.

    Drive information window - A failing drive, attribute list
  4. SpeedFan icon

    SpeedFan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info and show hard disk temperatures. SpeedFan supports SCSI disks too.

    Discontinued

    The developer promised new versions, but the program seems to be no longer updated. Latest version, 4.52, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  5. HWMonitor icon

    HWMonitor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    HWMonitor is a hardware monitoring program that reads PC systems main health sensors : voltages, temperatures, fans speed.

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  6. Core Temp icon

    Core Temp

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Core Temp is a compact, no fuss, small footprint, yet powerful program to monitor processor temperature and other vital information.

    Bundleware

    The installation may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

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  7. Real Temp icon

    Real Temp

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Real Temp is a temperature monitoring program designed for all Intel single Core, Dual Core, Quad Core and Core i7 processors.

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  8. Monitoring temperatures and status of system components such as CPU, GPU and hard disk drive, fan speeds

    Argus Monitor: Overview of system temperatures (CPU, GPU, HDD)
  9. GtkStressTesting icon

    GtkStressTesting

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GST is a GTK system utility designed to stress and monitor various hardware components like CPU and RAM.

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  10. Intel® Power Gadget icon

    Intel® Power Gadget

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Intel® Power Gadget is a software-based power estimation tool enabled for 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors or newer. It provides real-time processor package power information in watts using energy counters.

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