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

    1. Network Inventory Advisor audits all network software and hardware simply and efficiently. It automatically discovers all your network assets (Windows, Mac OS, Linux, SNMP-powered devices & more), scans them and builds flexible network inventory reports.
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    2. The purpose of the Intel® Processor Diagnostic Tool is to verify the functionality of an Intel® microprocessor. The diagnostic checks for brand identification and verifies the processor operating frequency.


    3. Creatures living in your menubar.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A helping tool for udev testers, coders, hackers and consumers. Main features are - Browsing the sysfs tree via udev, Reports udev device info and udev properties, Filter and search devices, Monitorize udev device events.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      gatotray is a tiny CPU monitor displaying several stats graphically (usage, temperature, frequency) in small space, and tight on resources.


    4. GPU Shark is a simple, lightweight (few hundred of KB) and free GPU monitoring tool, based on ZoomGPU, for NVIDIA GeForce and AMD/ATI Radeon graphics cards. GPU Shark offers a global view of all your graphics cards in a single window.
    5. A software program which displays information about the current OpenGL 3D accelerator and new Vulkan 3D API. This program displays the vendor name, the version implemented, the renderer name and the extensions of the current OpenGL 3D accelerator.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      cpuid dumps detailed information about the CPU(s) gathered from the CPUID instruction, and also determines the exact model of CPU(s).
    6. ASTRA32 - Advanced System Information Tool is an ideal solution for providing comprehensive information about the configuration of your system.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Linpack is a benchmark and the most aggressive stress testing software available today. Best used to test stability of overclocked PCs. Linpack tends to crash unstable PCs in a shorter period of time compared to other stress testing applications.
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