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 13, 2021

      • 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

    1. macOS status monitoring app written in SwiftUI. Highlights - Dark Mode compatible - Big Sur widgets out of the box - Bluetooth battery level - Written in SwiftUI (as much as possible)

    2. RWEverything access almost all the computer hardware, including PCI (PCI Express), PCI Index/Data, Memory, Memory Index/Data, I/O Space, I/O Index/Data, Super I/O, Clock Generator, DIMM SPD, SMBus Device, CPU MSR Registers, ATA/ATAPI Identify Data, Disk Read Write, ACPI Tables...
    3. SANDRA is a system analyser that includes benchmarking and testing modules. Its scope of work is not restricted to the local system, though. It can analyze remote systems on a Windows domain.
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    4. Cinnamon CPU Frequency Selector Applet.

    5. A macOS system monitor on your menubar. • Simple • A system monitor on your menubar. No complicated menus or configuration. • Lightweight •
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    6. 3C Toolbox is the comprehensive toolbox to save battery, tweak, tune, backup, secure and monitor any Android devices running any ROMs, any kernels.
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    7. Windows built-in System Information shows details about your computer's hardware configuration, computer components, and software, including drivers.
    8. Client application for the OpenGL hardware capability database. This tool detects, displays and uploads OpenGL hardware reports to the OpenGL hardware database at http://opengl.gpuinfo.org.
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    9. GST is a GTK system utility designed to stress and monitor various hardware components like CPU and RAM.
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