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Free SIW Alternatives

The best free alternative to SIW is CPU-Z. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to SIW and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to SIW are HWiNFO (32/64), Speccy, GPU-Z and Hardware Lister.

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

    CPU-Z

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com

    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. HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.

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    Speccy

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    Discontinued

    The latest version is from May 2018 https://www.ccleaner.com/speccy/version-history

    Bundleware

    The installer propose you to install additional third party software like Google Chrome

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    GPU-Z

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

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

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

    lshw-gtk showing CPU informations


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    hwinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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    Hardinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE
    • GNOME
    • MATE
    • Xfce

    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.

    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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    SIV - System Information Viewer

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    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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    WinAudit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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    WinAudit vs SIW opinions
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    It actually lists software unlike the other listed alternatives.

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    Belarc Advisor

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    The Belarc Advisor builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, network inventory, missing Microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status, security benchmarks, and displays the results in your Web browser.

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    Belarc Advisor vs SIW opinions
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    It does "some" of what SIW can do but not all. But perhaps, the info it provides maybe enough for some people.

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