Sidebar Diagnostics Alternatives

    Sidebar Diagnostics is described as 'SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information' and is a popular app in the System & Hardware category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Sidebar Diagnostics for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and GNOME. The best alternative is CPU-Z, which is free. Other great apps like Sidebar Diagnostics are Rainmeter (Free, Open Source), Open Hardware Monitor (Free, Open Source), HWiNFO (32/64) (Freemium) and SpeedFan (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 9, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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. 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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    4. HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.
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    5. 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      The developer promised new versions, but the program seems to be no longer updated.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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    6. PC hardware sensor monitoring utility that displays voltages, temperatures, and fan speeds.
    7. 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).
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    8. Core Temp is a compact, no fuss, small footprint, yet powerful program to monitor processor temperature and other vital information.

      Bundleware

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

    9. Stats is a application which allows you to monitor your macOS system. - CPU Usage - Memory Usage - Disk utilization - Sensors information (Temperature/Voltage/Power) - Battery level - Network usage
    10. XMeters taskbar system monitoring for Windows. Displays customizable stats: - Available RAM - Disk usage - CPU usage - Network usage Free version refreshes the stats every 3 seconds, paid version can be set to be faster.
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