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    What are the best MSI Afterburner alternatives?

    MSI Afterburner is described as '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' and is a very popular System Information Utility in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MSI Afterburner for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. Most alternatives are System Information Utilities, Fan Speed Tools and Screenshot Capture Tools. The best alternative is Open Hardware Monitor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MSI Afterburner are MangoHUD (Free, Open Source), Stats (Free, Open Source), GeForce Experience (Free) and iStat Menus (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 24, 2021
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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 MSI Afterburner opinions
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      there are no overclocking options for the GPU
      Negative comment 7 months ago

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    2. A Vulkan and OpenGL overlay for monitoring FPS, temperatures, CPU/GPU load and more. Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/Gj5YmBb - flightlessmango/MangoHud
      MangoHUD vs MSI Afterburner opinions
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      It doesn't do tweaking and overclocking like msi afterburner does but it can monitor and benchmark games like the msi afturburner if you use linux this is one of the best alternatives
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      sparkydev Similar to MSI Afterburner
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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    3. Capture and share videos, screenshots, and livestreams with friends. Keep your drivers up to date and optimize your game settings. GeForce Experience lets you do it all, making it the essential companion to your GeForce graphics card.
      GeForce Experience vs MSI Afterburner opinions
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      Danilo_Venom GeForce Experience has overclocking options too: you have to enable Experimental Features in the Settings to see them in the Performance tab
      Positive comment 6 months ago

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    4. iStat is a series of system monitor apps. It's available in different versions: iStat Menus, iStat for iOS and iStat Server as a companion application to the iStat for iOS app that lets you remotely monitor your computers (free for Windows and Mac).
      iStat Menus vs MSI Afterburner opinions
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      It is for Apple computers, instead of Windows, and it can only monitor components, not change them.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      Doesn't have the same main features (GPU-specific monitoring and overlcocking controls.)
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    5. RivaTuner is a complete powerful tweaking environment, providing you everything you may need to tune NVIDIA GPU based display adapters.
      Most users think RivaTuner is a great alternative to MSI Afterburner.
    6. CoreCtrl is a Free and Open Source GNU/Linux application that allows you to control with ease your computer hardware using application profiles. It aims to be flexible, comfortable and accessible to regular users.
    7. ASUS GPU Tweak III is currently open beta testing so try it out, if you feel it is missing something crucial give ASUS your feedback & they may be able to add it while still in beta. So far ASUS has been very accommodating with all useful feedback.
      ASUS GPU Tweak III vs MSI Afterburner opinions
      Almost everyone thinks ASUS GPU Tweak III is a great alternative to MSI Afterburner.
      OKTAYMERCAN Good alternative but no built in statistics feature. Like a OSD screen fps, temperature, Ram usage etc...
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    8. FPS Monitor tracks your PC's hardware state and displays this information as an overlay in-game.
    9. Manage performance, temperatures, and devices all from a single application. NZXT CAM is fast, efficient, and easy-to-use, allowing you to control every aspect of your computer.
      Some users think NZXT CAM is a great alternative to MSI Afterburner, some don't.
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