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Speccy is described as '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' and is a very popular system information utility in the system & hardware category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Speccy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, BSD and Mac. The best alternative is CPU-Z, which is free. Other great apps like Speccy are HWiNFO (32/64), Hardinfo, GPU-Z and AIDA64.

Speccy 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 Speccy.
This page was last updated Apr 30, 2022
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

Speccy is an advanced System Information tool for your PC, available as installer version and as portable version in 24...

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  1. 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...

    CPU-Z vs Speccy opinions
    Most users think CPU-Z is a great alternative to Speccy.
    ATXFerret

    No temperature monitoring.

    Negative comment almost 4 years ago
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  2. HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.

    HWiNFO (32/64) vs Speccy opinions
    Almost everyone thinks HWiNFO (32/64) is a great alternative to Speccy.
    zlelmefs

    hwinfo is a live monitoring program with a complicated user interface. Speccy is an at-a-glance hardware profiling tool for e.g. quickly finding out just exactly which version of your cpu you have, or which model of RAM when you've lost the box...

    Negative comment 5 months ago
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    Speccy is a complete total system profiler. ZHWInfo, like CPU/GPU-Z, profiles only CPU/GPU/System Board.

    Negative comment over 4 years ago
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    blade_sk

    Much more accurate than Speccy, also much more more involved, aimed at power users/pros.

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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    5

    It correctly detects things that Speccy fails to, such as CPU core temperatures in modern AMD chips.

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  3. 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.

    Hardinfo vs Speccy opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Hardinfo is a great alternative to Speccy.

    detects cpu, ram. if you are using linux on an old pc or netbook it is an alternative but not as good

    Positive comment almost 6 years ago
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  4. 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.

    GPU-Z vs Speccy opinions
    Most users think GPU-Z is a great alternative to Speccy.

    Speccy is a complete total system profiler. CPU/GPU-Z products only profile CPU/GPU.

    Negative comment over 4 years ago
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  5. AIDA64

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Tizen OS
    • HUAWEI AppGallery

    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.

    AIDA64 vs Speccy opinions
    Almost everyone thinks AIDA64 is a great alternative to Speccy.
    zlelmefs

    This is a benchmarking tool. It's completely different

    Negative comment 5 months ago
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  6. Neofetch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Haiku

    Neofetch is a command-line system information tool written in bash 3.2+. Neofetch displays information about your operating system, software and hardware in an aesthetic and visually pleasing way.

    Almost everyone thinks Neofetch is a great alternative to Speccy.
  7. CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more.

  8. Screenfetch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD

    Simple command-line tool that displays your distro's logo in text art form, your OS version, your kernel version, your CPU, GPU, and RAM, your DE, resolution, WM, themes, and shell type, and more.

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

    Hardware Lister vs Speccy opinions
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    Gives complete information on system hardware. Just pipe it to less to browse the information. Speccy formats this information well, but lshw seems to have as much info if you take the time to read it.

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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  10. 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.

    Belarc Advisor vs Speccy opinions
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    It will tell you EVERYTHING about your pc, including any software serial keys.

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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