Open Source HWiNFO (32/64) Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to HWiNFO (32/64) is Open Hardware Monitor, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to HWiNFO (32/64) and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to HWiNFO (32/64) are Sidebar Diagnostics (Free, Open Source), Neofetch (Free, Open Source), Screenfetch (Free, Open Source) and Stats (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 1, 2021

    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.
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      Open Hardware Monitor vs HWiNFO (32/64) opinions
      Some users think Open Hardware Monitor is a great alternative to HWiNFO (32/64), some don't.
      Lacks the system information part of hwinfo64
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

    2. SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information. Features: Monitors CPU, RAM, GPU, network, and logical drives. Allows for lots of customization. Allows alerts for various values. Allows binding hotkeys.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • iPad
      • Haiku
      Neofetch is a command-line system information tool written in bash 3.2+. Neofetch displays information about your operating system, software and hardware in an aesthetic and visually pleasing way.
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      Neofetch vs HWiNFO (32/64) opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Neofetch is still a legitimate alternative to HWiNFO (32/64), but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Only displays basic specs.
      Negative comment 8 months ago

      Does not monitor hardware, and only displays basic hardware specs.
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

    3. Simple command-line tool that displays your distro's logo in text art form, your OS version, your kernel version, your CPU, GPU, and RAM, your DE, resolution, WM, themes, and shell type, and more.
    4. Stats is a application which allows you to monitor your macOS system. - CPU Usage - Memory Usage - Disk utilization - Sensors information (Temperature/Voltage/Power) - Battery level - Network usage

    5. Hardinfo is a system information and benchmark tool for Linux. It shows detailed system info, including hardware, environment, and kernel. It can use lm_sensors and ACPI for temperature and battery information. It also has four CPU banchmarks and two FPU benchmarks.


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.1, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    6. Libre Hardware Monitor, a fork of Open Hardware Monitor , is free software that can monitor the temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of your computer.
      • 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.
      • 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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    7. 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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