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Open Hardware Monitor

Monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds, with optional graph.

  • Windows
  • Mono
Avg rating of 4.3 (12)| 13 comments
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Open Hardware Monitor Features

  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.

Open Hardware Monitor information

  • Developed byMichael Möller
  • LicensingOpen Source and Free product.
  • Written in
  • RatingAverage rating of 4.3 (12 ratings)
  • Alternatives68 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English

GitHub repository

  •  4,905 Stars
  •  1,142 Forks
  •  999 Open Issues
  •   Updated
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Our users have written 13 comments and reviews about Open Hardware Monitor, and it has gotten 252 likes

Open Hardware Monitor was added to AlternativeTo by olof_ on and this page was last updated . Open Hardware Monitor is sometimes referred to as OHM.

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toddgm
  
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Why I like Open Hardware Monitor: This is one of the only apps I can find, other than SpeedFan and MSI Afterburner, that reads my GPU and CPU temperatures AND can put the values in the System Tray.

I can also put fan speeds, clock speeds, and any of many other values it reads in the Sys Tray. SpeedFan works, but crashes a lot for me. MSI Afterburner works too, albeit through a far more complex interface, and the (bitmapped/blocky/unscalable) tray font is hard to read. Open Hardware Monitor is small, straightforward, has an easy to read (and antialiased/scalable) tray font, and is easier to configure for novices. 5 stars.

[Nvidia GTX 1070 and AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition.]

[Edited by toddgm, August 20]

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rsbrux
  
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Pro: Can display desired data in systray icons. Con: Requires admin privileges to read CPU temperature

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takitzis
  
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It's a descent app, as soon as you own old hardware, because it's updated every 2 years (last update Nov 2016). If you have new hardware, it's very possible to have wrong values for sensors, like I have (-25 Celsius for my motherboard's temperature!)

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DeathGabox

hey, this app was last updated in December 2020, and yep, there was a big gap between Nov 2016 - Feb 2020

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DeathGabox
  
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I liked that it was free, concise and fast

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yuriykaz
  
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For me, THE BEST, simple open-source app for monitoring my hardware temperature and resources. Straight to the point. Has got a widget. No installation required. Small footprint.

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Jairus
  
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straightforward and simple to use

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open_s
  
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It offers very useful features, like periodic reporting to CSV file, web access and it has command line version for reporting on github issue #776

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