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Libre Hardware Monitor Alternatives

Libre Hardware Monitor is described as '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' and is an app in the system & hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Libre Hardware Monitor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com, Mono and Android. The best alternative is CPU-Z, which is free. Other great apps like Libre Hardware Monitor are Rainmeter, Open Hardware Monitor, HWiNFO (32/64) and Sidebar Diagnostics.

Libre Hardware Monitor alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Desktop Customization Tools or Benchmark Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Libre Hardware Monitor.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • .NET Framework

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  1. CPU-Z icon

    CPU-Z

    • Windows
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    55 alternatives to CPU-Z 

    CPU-Z is a freeware system profiler (system monitor) application for Microsoft Windows (for all versions from 95 on) that detects the central processing unit, RAM, motherboard chipset, and other hardware features of a modern personal computer, and presents the information in one...

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    1.  PortableCPU-Z can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Rainmeter icon

    Rainmeter

    • Windows
    28 alternatives to Rainmeter 

    Rainmeter allows you to display customizable skins on your desktop, from hardware usage meters to fully functional audio visualizers. You are only limited by your imagination and creativity.

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  3. Open Hardware Monitor icon

    Open Hardware Monitor

    • Windows
    • Mono
    68 alternatives to Open Hardware Monitor 

    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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    1.  PortableOpen Hardware Monitor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightOpen Hardware Monitor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Command line interfaceOpen Hardware Monitor either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    Discontinued

    There has not been any code change since December 2020, also the community now wonders if it is abandoned: https://github.com/openhardwaremonitor/openhardwaremonitor/issues/1471 There also seems to be a fork called LibreHardwareMonitor (which is already listed as an alternative) and appears to be the most active fork right now.

    On Windows 7
    On Debian Linux 6.0 using the Mono Framework.
  4. HWiNFO (32/64) icon

    HWiNFO (32/64)

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    85 alternatives to HWiNFO (32/64) 

    HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards. Both tools are designed to collect and present the maximum amount of information possible about computers hardware which makes them suitable for...

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    1.  PortableHWiNFO (32/64) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. Sidebar Diagnostics icon

    Sidebar Diagnostics

    38 alternatives to Sidebar Diagnostics 

    SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information.

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    1.  PortableSidebar Diagnostics can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. SpeedFan icon

    SpeedFan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    46 alternatives to SpeedFan 

    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.

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    Discontinued

    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.

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  7. HWMonitor icon

    HWMonitor

    29 alternatives to HWMonitor 

    HWMonitor is a hardware monitoring program that reads PC systems main health sensors : voltages, temperatures, fans speed.

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  8. Core Temp icon

    Core Temp

    37 alternatives to Core Temp 

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

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    1.  PortableCore Temp can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Bundleware

    The installation may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

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  9. XMeters icon

    XMeters

    16 alternatives to XMeters 

    Taskbar System Monitoring for Windows.

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  10. hwinfo icon

    hwinfo

    98 alternatives to hwinfo 

    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.

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    1.  Command line interfacehwinfo either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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