System Hardware Information Category

System Spec – Portable System Information Tool

System Spec - Portable System Information Tool

System Spec is a Portable System Information Tool created by Alex Nolan. This free portable utility provides detailed system specification and information about the Hardware and Software Installed on the PC it is run from.  The System Specs are categorized and easy to access.

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DriveLetterView – Easily Change Drive Letters

DriveLetterView - Change or Delete Drive Letters

DriveLetterView is a Free tool created by NirSoft. This tool can be used to view drive letter assignments of all local drives,
remote network drives, CD/DVD drives, and USB devices that are or have been attached to a machine. Cool features of DriveLetterView include the ability to Change a Drive Letter of a USB Device or Network Drive or Delete USB Devices that are no longer plugged in.

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Everest Home Edition – System Information

Everest Home Edition

Everest Home Edition is a Portable and Free System Information Utility created by FinalWire Ltd (Lavalys). Much like SIW, it can be used to display information regarding a PC’s system hardware without opening the case (useful for diagnostics and upgrading). Everest also offers memory benchmarking, hardware monitoring, Installed OS/Direct X info, and low level hardware information.

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Spec Check – System Information Utility

Spec Check - System Info

Spec Check is a Free and Portable System Information Utility or tool created by Matthew Laverack. It can be used to display information about a computers hardware and software. Operating System Version/Service Pack/Serial/Product Key,  Hard Drive/Motherboard/CPU/GPU/Network adapter info, Installed Codecs/Programs, and Running Services and much more can be displayed.

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Speccy – Portable System Information Tool

Speccy - System Information Tool

Speccy is a Portable System Information Tool created by Piriform Ltd. It quickly displays detailed specifics related to the  System Hardware and the Operating System installed on any PC. Useful when performing upgrades, diagnostics, or comparing computer systems. Details related to CPU, Motherboard, RAM, Video Cards, Hard Disks, Optical Drives, Sound Cards, and Operating Systems are displayed.

Speccy can also estimate the temperature of the CPU and Video Card, for quick reference to any cooling problems.

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HWiNFO32 – System Hardware Information Tool

System Information - HWiNFO32

HWinfo32 is a System Hardware Information and Diagnostics Tool for Windows. Created by Martin Malik, this tool can be used to display detailed information about a computers hardware. HWinfo32 offers many of the same features found in SIW or AIDA32 along with benchmarking, exportable detailed reports etc. A great Portable System Info Utility to add to your collection.

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CrystalDiskInfo – Hard Drive Monitor

CrystalDiskInfo is a Portable Hard Drive Monitor. The Disk Monitor can be used to determine the status, temperature and overall health of your HDD or SSD drives. Crystal Disk Info also lists how many hours a hard disk has been running and the number of times that the hard drive has been powered on.

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GPU-Z – Video Card Information Tool

GPU-Z is a Free and lightweight portable software utility that was created to list all of the information regarding your Video Card and Graphical Processing Unit (GPU). With GPU-Z, a user can retrieve important video card information such as; device ID, name, subvendor name, GPU and Memory clock speed, driver version, BIOS version, bus interface, temp, fan speed and much more. Best of all, this free video card software tool can be stored and run entirely from a USB flash drive.

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USBDeview – USB Device Information Tool

USBDeview is a free portable application that lists all connected USB devices, hubs and USB devices that have been previously connected to your system. Extended information about each USB device is also displayed such as serial number, device name and description, device type, VendorID, ProductID, the date and time the device was connected and much more. Moreover, USBDeview allows you to easily remove (eject) connected USB devices from your system and the tool can even be used remotely with administrative rights.

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CheckUDisk – USB Flashdrive Information Tool

CheckUDisk is a Free utility that can be used to retrieve hard coded information about your USB device. This information includes Device Name, Drive Letter, VID and PID Numbers, Vendor ID, Product ID, Product Revision, Vendor Description, Product Description and Serial Number of the USB device. The CheckUDisk tool is completely stand alone, requiring no installation to the host PC. You’ll need 132KB of Free space for portable installation.

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SpeedFan – Portable Fan Speed and Temp Control

SpeedFan is a system tool that can read the temperatures, voltages and fan speeds and check the status of your hard disk using S.M.A.R.T. or SCSI attributes in computers with hardware monitor chips. It can be used to change the speed of the fans in your computer to keep it from overheating. SpeedFan can be run portably from a USB device and requires no installation to the host PC. It is fully configurable and you can create custom events to automatically handle every situation. SpeedFan requires roughly 3.76MB of free space for portable installation.

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AIDA32 – System Information Tool

AIDA32 is a Portable System Information Tool. It can be used to retrieve information related to the hardware and software installed on the machine it is run from. AIDA32 ships with a built in hardware database and can display detailed information for CPU, chipset, memory, motherboard, hard disks, optical drives and more. The user has the option to print the information or save it as a report in HTML, CSV and XML formats. There is also a built in diagnostics module can help you locate potential problems.

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WinAudit – System Hardware Information Tool

WinAudit is a FREE portable hardware and software information tool. Similar to SIW and Belarc Advisor, it enables a user to perform a detailed audit of the hardware and software and it’s related configuration on your computer. WinAudit can report all installed software, programs, startup programs, license information, hardware peripherals, processor model, memory usage, network settings and much more. The user has the option to export to the results to a text file, web page, XML and spreadsheet, send to email or even a database. This portable system information tool requires roughly 832KB for complete stand alone installation.

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CPU-Z – Portable System Information

CPU-Z is a tiny tool that can be used to check and display CPU, Memory, Motherboard and Operating System information (including Direct X version). It does not need to be installed on the computer you are checking and is less than 1.3MB extracted, making it a perfect portable application to put on your USB flash drive.

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PC Wizard – Portable Diagnostics and Benchmarking

PC Wizard is yet another great portable diagnostics and benchmarking utility that includes some great tools. It can detect an analyze computer hardware, display complete system information and even benchmark parts of your computer system. PC Wizard is multilingual and supports English, French, German, Serbian, Slovak, Russian and Greek languages.

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ReSysInfo – System Information Viewer for Windows

ReSysInfo is another great stand alone portable Windows System Information tool. ReSysInfo is very easy to navigate and use. It contains twenty five information modules and currently can detect most computer technologies. This tool gathers detailed system information regarding your motherboard, Bios, video, network, memory, processor and much more. Gathered information can be exported in plain text, HTML and XML.

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SIW – Portable System Information for Windows

SIW is a portable system information and diagnostics tool for Windows. Similar to Belarc Advisor or Winaudit, this software application can tell you “everything you ever wanted to know about your Windows operating environment”. SIW can tell you what programs are running at startup, programs that are installed, settings, properties and detailed specs of your computer hardware/software. You can even recover passwords and monitor your computer hardware/software with this utility.

The best thing is that it’s able to run directly from a portable USB flash device. So now you can take your portable computer diagnostics software with you anywhere and everywhere you go.

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