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Open Source MSI Afterburner Alternatives

The best open source alternative to MSI Afterburner is Open Hardware Monitor. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to MSI Afterburner and 12 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to MSI Afterburner are Stats, MangoHUD, CoreCtrl and GreenWithEnvy.

MSI Afterburner alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Screen Recorders or Screenshot Capture Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MSI Afterburner.
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  1. 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.

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    On Debian Linux 6.0 using the Mono Framework.
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    there are no overclocking options for the GPU

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    Stats

    70 alternatives to Stats 

    Simple macOS system monitor in your menu bar.

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  3. MangoHUD icon

    MangoHUD

    • Linux
    • Proton
    11 alternatives to MangoHUD 

    A Vulkan and OpenGL overlay for monitoring FPS, temperatures, CPU/GPU load and more. Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/Gj5YmBb - flightlessmango/MangoHud

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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

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    Similar to MSI Afterburner

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    CoreCtrl

    17 alternatives to CoreCtrl 

    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.

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    GreenWithEnvy

    8 alternatives to GreenWithEnvy 

    GWE is a GTK system utility designed to provide information, control the fans and overclock your NVIDIA video card and graphics processor.

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    vesterlay

    The best overclocking tool for Nvidia gpu's on the Linux platform.

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  6. NVIDIA Profile Inspector icon

    NVIDIA Profile Inspector

    6 alternatives to NVIDIA Profile Inspector 

    This tool is used for modifying game profiles inside the internal driver database of the nvidia driver. All game profiles are provided by the nvidia driver, but you can add your own profiles for games missing in the driver database.

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    1.  PortableNVIDIA Profile Inspector can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    GOverlay

    7 alternatives to GOverlay 

    GOverlay is an opensource project that aims to create a Graphical UI to help manage Linux overlays.

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    CapFrameX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    5 alternatives to CapFrameX 

    Benchmarking Tool - Record Frames per Second (FPS), Frametime and Sensors while running your favourite game. Analyse and plot the results, or share them with friends using our cloud service.

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    OCAT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    34 alternatives to OCAT 

    Open Capture and Analytics Tool. If you want to know how well a game is performing on your machine in real-time with low overhead. It supports all major APIs on Windows – Direct3D® 11, 12 and Vulkan® – and can show an in-game overlay.

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    eul

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    69 alternatives to eul 

    macOS status monitoring app written in SwiftUI.

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