INSTALL & CONFIGURATION FAQ & TROUBLESHOOTING Since version 1.51, CPU-Z includes an installer. The installation offers several advantages in comparison to the stand-alone version : * The installation creates program entries in the start menu and on the desktop. * It installs the right binary (x32 or x64 depending on your system. Run the setup executable file, and let it guide you for the installation process.

CPU-Z alternatives

  • 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 thats in your computer.

    tags: Portable cpu-monitor cpu-temp german hardware-monitoring
  • 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. Information can be saved to file in formats such as HTML, CSV, or XML.

    tags: benchmarking temperature sensor overclocking diagnostics
  • CUDA-Z

  • This program was born as a parody of another Z-utilities such as CPU-Z and GPU-Z. CUDA-Z shows some basic information about CUDA-enabled GPUs and GPGPUs. It works with nVIDIA Geforce, Quadro and Tesla cards, ION chipsets.

    tags: benchmarking system-information hardware-monitoring cuda gpu-usage
  • Sidebar Diagnostics

  • SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information.

    tags: configurable fan-speed-control fans gpu-temperature hardware-monitoring
  • I-Nex

  • I-Nex is an application that gathers information for hardware components available on your system and displays it using an user interface similar to the popular Windows tool CPU-Z.

    tags: disk-usage system-utilities temperature-monitoring
  • 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. It can generate reports as well.

    tags: Discontinued xfce system-information benchmarking hardware-monitoring
  • PC Wizard

  • From the makers of CPU-Z, the PC WIZARD is among the most advanced system information programs on the market. PC WIZARD 2008 is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware, but also some more analysis. It's able to identify a large scale of system components and supports the latest technologies and standards. This tool is periodically updated (usually once per month) in order to provide most accurate results.

    tags: Discontinued benchmarking hardware-monitoring system-information
  • 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. IT experts in academia, government, industry as well as security conscious professionals in the armed services, defence contractors, electricity generators and police forces use WinAudit.

    tags: inventory report security-auditing system-configuration system-information
  • Belarc Advisor

  • 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. All of your PC profile information is kept private on your PC and is not sent to any web server.

    tags: hardware-inventory hardware-monitoring software-auditing system-information system-utilities
  • Hardware Lister

  • 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. on DMI-capable x86 or EFI (IA-64) systems and on some PowerPC machines.

    tags: cputool hardware-monitoring tree-view
  • CPU Frequency Selector

  • cinnamon-cpufreq-applet - Port of Gnome 3 CPUFreq applet to Cinnamon - with some fixes.

    tags: cputool hardware-monitoring system-information