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SIW is described as 'advanced System Information for Windows tool that gathers detailed information about your system properties and settings and displays it in an extremely comprehensible manner' and is a popular system information utility in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SIW for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, PortableApps.com and Android Tablet. The best alternative is CPU-Z, which is free. Other great apps like SIW are HWiNFO (32/64), Speccy, GPU-Z and AIDA64.

SIW alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Benchmark Tools or Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SIW.
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  1. CPU-Z icon

    CPU-Z

    • Windows
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    55 alternatives to CPU-Z 

    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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    1.  PortableCPU-Z can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. HWiNFO (32/64) icon

    HWiNFO (32/64)

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    85 alternatives to HWiNFO (32/64) 

    HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards. Both tools are designed to collect and present the maximum amount of information possible about computers hardware which makes them suitable for...

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    1.  PortableHWiNFO (32/64) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Speccy icon

    Speccy

    66 alternatives to Speccy 

    Speccy is an advanced System Information tool for your PC, available as installer version and as portable version in 24 languages. It does a quick scan of your machine and gives you a complete rundown of every piece of gear that's in your computer.

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    1.  PortableSpeccy can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The installer propose you to install additional third party software like Google Chrome

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  4. GPU-Z icon

    GPU-Z

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    32 alternatives to GPU-Z 

    GPU-Z is a lightweight system utility designed to provide vital information about your video card and graphics processor.

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    1.  PortableGPU-Z can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. AIDA64 icon

    AIDA64

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Tizen OS
    78 alternatives to AIDA64 

    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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  6. hwinfo icon

    hwinfo

    98 alternatives to hwinfo 

    hwinfo/libhd are used to probe for the hardware present in the system. It can be used to generate a system overview log which can be later used for support.

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    1.  Command line interfacehwinfo either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  7. Hardware Lister icon

    Hardware Lister

    38 alternatives to Hardware Lister 

    lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine.

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    1.  Command line interfaceHardware Lister either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    lshw-gtk showing CPU informations
    lshw-gtk showing RAM slots informations, that other linux utilities does not show
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    Hardinfo

    • Linux
    • KDE
    • GNOME
    • MATE
    • Xfce
    53 alternatives to Hardinfo 

    Hardinfo is a system information and benchmark tool for Linux. It shows detailed system info, including hardware, environment, and kernel. It can use lm_sensors and ACPI for temperature and battery information. It also has four CPU banchmarks and two FPU benchmarks.

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.1, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    WinAudit

    38 alternatives to WinAudit 

    WinAudit is an inventory utility for Windows computers. It creates a comprehensive report on a machine's configuration, hardware and software. WinAudit is free, open source and can be used or distributed by anyone.

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  10. SIV - System Information Viewer icon

    SIV - System Information Viewer

    23 alternatives to SIV - System Information Viewer 

    SIV by Ray Hinchliffe. System Information Viewer is a general Windows utility for displaying lots of useful Windows, Network and hardware info - CPU info, PCI info, PCMCIA info, USB info, Machine Info, Hardware Sensors, Networked computers, Operating System Information and more.

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