Free Speccy Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Speccy is CPU-Z. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Speccy and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Speccy are HWiNFO (32/64) (Freemium), Hardinfo (Free, Open Source), GPU-Z (Free) and Neofetch (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 8, 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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      CPU-Z vs Speccy opinions
      Most users think CPU-Z is a great alternative to Speccy.
      ATXFerret No temperature monitoring.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

    2. HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.
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      HWiNFO (32/64) vs Speccy opinions
      Almost everyone thinks HWiNFO (32/64) is a great alternative to Speccy.
      blade_sk Much more accurate than Speccy, also much more more involved, aimed at power users/pros.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      Speccy is a complete total system profiler. ZHWInfo, like CPU/GPU-Z, profiles only CPU/GPU/System Board.
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

      It correctly detects things that Speccy fails to, such as CPU core temperatures in modern AMD chips.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago


    3. 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.


      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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      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 over 5 years ago

    4. GPU-Z is a lightweight system utility designed to provide vital information about your video card and graphics processor.
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      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 about 4 years ago

      • 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.
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      Almost everyone thinks Neofetch is a great alternative to Speccy.

    5. CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more. CPU-X is similar to CPU-Z (Windows), but CPU-X is a Free and Open Source software designed for GNU/Linux; also, it works on *BSD. This software is written in C and built with CMake tool.
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    6. 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.
    7. lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine. It can report exact memory configuration, firmware version, mainboard configuration, CPU version and speed, cache configuration, bus speed, etc.
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      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 over 1 year ago

    8. Manage performance, temperatures, and devices all from a single application. NZXT CAM is fast, efficient, and easy-to-use, allowing you to control every aspect of your computer.
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    9. 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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      It will tell you EVERYTHING about your pc, including any software serial keys.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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