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    HWMonitor Alternatives for Linux

    HWMonitor is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is hwinfo, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to HWMonitor and four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to HWMonitor are Lm-Sensors, GtkStressTesting and Linpack Xtreme.

    HWMonitor is mainly a System Information Utility but alternatives to it may also be Fan Speed Tools or Benchmark Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of HWMonitor.
    This page was last updated May 7, 2021
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    PC hardware sensor monitoring utility that displays voltages, temperatures, and fan speeds.
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    1. hwinfo/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.
    2. Lm-Sensors is a free and open-source application that provides tools and drivers for monitoring temperatures, voltage, and fans.

    3. GST is a GTK system utility designed to stress and monitor various hardware components like CPU and RAM.
      • 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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