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).
SystemPal is becoming an ALL-IN-ONE app. It is the best tool to monitor your memory/CPU usage status, CPU temperature and fan speed, network speed. It also provides a tool kit including mini music player, screen shot utility, memory cleaner.
GPU Caps Viewer is a graphics video card utility that quickly provides the essential information regarding the GPU. • Displays the OpenGL version, texture size, number of texture units, supported extensions and capabilities of your system.
Ashampoo HDD Control 2 provides complete monitoring of your hard drive(s). The software supports not only all common IDE and serial ATA hard drive(s), but also provides improved support for external USB hard drives and solid state drives (SSDs).
DxDiag ("DirectX Diagnostics") is a diagnostics tool used to test DirectX functionality and troubleshoot video- or sound-related hardware problems. DirectX Diagnostic can save text files with the scan results.
AMD System Monitor is a comprehensive application which displays all the information about your system AMD products (and Intel CPU). It generally provides the overall functionality of GPU and x86 workloads.