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    iStat Menus Alternatives for Windows

    iStat Menus is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative 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 iStat Menus and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to iStat Menus are HWiNFO (32/64), Sidebar Diagnostics, MSI Afterburner and SpeedFan.

    iStat Menus is mainly a System Information Utility but alternatives to it may also be Fan Speed Tools or Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of iStat Menus.
    This page was last updated Apr 12, 2022
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    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.
      Open Hardware Monitor vs iStat Menus opinions
      Some users think Open Hardware Monitor is a great alternative to iStat Menus, some don't.
      Brad331 Doesn't display info on task bar or system tray like iStat Menus would.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

    2. HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.

    3. SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information.
      Sidebar Diagnostics vs iStat Menus opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It is overly complicated and displays too much info that cannot be customised. Info also as text % and not as graphic elements like iStat. Makes it hard to use at a glance.
      Negative comment about 2 months ago

    4. A powerful overclocking tool for your graphics card, which also includes screen capture and video capture tools, plus overlays. Has a lower FPS hit than Fraps, and offers the same functionality. The beta versions include audio streams alongside the video capture.
    5. SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info and show hard disk temperatures. SpeedFan supports SCSI disks too.


      The developer promised new versions, but the program seems to be no longer updated. Latest version, 4.52, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    6. Core Temp is a compact, no fuss, small footprint, yet powerful program to monitor processor temperature and other vital information.


      The installation may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: Forum

    7. Taskbar System Monitoring for Windows.
      XMeters vs iStat Menus opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Xmeters give very good info on the most important system stats. I like it a lot!
      Positive comment 11 months ago

    8. Real Temp is a temperature monitoring program designed for all Intel single Core, Dual Core, Quad Core and Core i7 processors.
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      • 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.
    9. This compact utility displays real-time CPU, RAM and disk drives usage meters right on the taskbar notification area, or next to the system clock, that is always visible.
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