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    Motherboard Monitor Alternatives

    Motherboard Monitor is described as 'utility designed by Alexander Van Kaam for Microsoft Windows that provides live information about the state of a motherboard and other hardware, including temperatures, voltages, fan speeds, and more' and is a Fan Speed Tool in the System & Hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Motherboard Monitor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and Windows S. The best alternative is Open Hardware Monitor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Motherboard Monitor are AIDA64 (Paid), SpeedFan (Free), Conky (Free, Open Source) and Core Temp (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 2, 2019

    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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      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Tizen OS
      • Ubuntu Touch
      AIDA64 is a system information, diagnostics, and auditing application developed by FinalWire Ltd., that runs on Windows, Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Tizen operating systems. It displays detailed information on the components of a computer.
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    2. 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.

      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      The developer promised new versions, but the program seems to be no longer updated.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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    3. Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any kind of information on your desktop. Originally a fork of Torsmo, Conkys torsmo-based code is BSD licensed. New code in Conky has been licensed under the GPL 3.0.
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    4. Core Temp is a compact, no fuss, small footprint, yet powerful program to monitor processor temperature and other vital information.

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



    5. Real Temp is a temperature monitoring program designed for all Intel single Core, Dual Core, Quad Core and Core i7 processors.
    6. This little application displays system information on your desktop in a similar way to some other desktop information tools. Unlike others, this application looks like wallpaper but stays resident in memory and continues to update the display in real time.
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    7. 3C Toolbox is the comprehensive toolbox to save battery, tweak, tune, backup, secure and monitor any Android devices running any ROMs, any kernels.
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    8. 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.
    9. 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).
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