hwinfo Alternatives

    hwinfo is described as '/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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to hwinfo for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is CPU-Z, which is free. Other great apps like hwinfo are Rainmeter (Free, Open Source), Open Hardware Monitor (Free, Open Source), HWiNFO (32/64) (Freemium) and Speccy (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 18, 2021

      • 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.
    1. SIV by Ray Hinchliffe. System Information Viewer is a general Windows utility for displaying lots of useful Windows, Network and hardware info - CPU info, PCI info, PCMCIA info, USB info, Machine Info, Hardware Sensors, Networked computers, Operating System Information and more.


    2. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      WinAudit is an inventory utility for Windows computers. It creates a comprehensive report on a machine's configuration, hardware and software. WinAudit is free, open source and can be used or distributed by anyone.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      CPU Info provide main information about hardware and software of your device.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      EtreCheck is a simple little app to display the important details of your system configuration and allow you to copy that information to the Clipboard. It is meant to be used with Apple Support Communities to help people help you with your Mac.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. This compact utility displays real-time CPU, RAM and disk drives usage meters right on the taskbar notification area, or next to the system clock, that is always visible.
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    6. From the makers of CPU-Z, the PC WIZARD is among the most advanced system information programs on the market. PC WIZARD 2008 is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware, but also some more analysis.

      Discontinued

      No longer maintained per notice on official site: http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/pc-wizard.html

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