Open Hardware Monitor

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    Review Open Hardware Monitor

    For a computer to work as it should, all its components must work under tolerable voltage, temperature, and load conditions. Otherwise, we could experience problems. The slightest change in these indicators may complicate our lives, which is why we recommend having a program that helps us control them.

    Open Hardware Monitor is an application that, as its name indicates, helps us easily read all these values that make the hard parts of our PC, such as the temperature and load of the processors and graphic cards. But besides that, it allows us to know the fans' speed, the hard disk's SMART parameters, and many other data that could anticipate serious inconveniences.

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    One of the main features that differentiate this software from other similar ones is that all the information it can collect is displayed in a folding tree chart, making it easy to visualize, thanks to a successful organization. Although we will dwell later on its interface, we can tell you that the design allows us to recognize each usage statistic almost immediately, even if we have never used a utility like this before.

    Although it is software still under development and lacks some features, among which we can highlight notifications in the system tray or a Help section, the truth is that these versions are already sufficient. Being able to launch it from a pen drive as it is a portable program, we have very little to lose, and we are sure that more than one will end up adopting it.

    As soon as we launch it, this tool is in charge of showing us quickly and comfortably the temperatures at which the different components of the computer work, such as the processor, the hard disk, or the graphics card. Its scans are performed at an average speed, neither much faster nor slower than other alternatives in its category, although its compatibility with the hardware is above average.

    When it comes to displaying all the data it has collected, Open Hardware Monitor shows us a kind of data table in which we can first see the component's name as the main variant of content organization. After that appears, the temperatures of each of them, their voltages, and the maximum and minimum within which it moves so that you can detect if any anomaly is occurring.

    Finally, it is essential to point out that this utility is not in charge of solving overheating or other phenomena but to show how your computer is working so that you can decide what to do with them.

    To take into account.

    Open Hardware Monitor stands out in its category because it does not require installation, which not only means that it is a much lighter program than others but also that we can take it with us to evaluate the performance of several computers throughout the day or in the office; dispensing with these ongoing processes.

    We found the application's interface good because, although it is not the most modern in its field in terms of visual aspects, it is practical to display the information it collects through this tree-shaped graph. Likewise, although it is not translated into other languages, the truth is that we can interpret the terms almost without errors, as many of them are technical and known by most users.

    The best

    What we liked the most about this service is that it is compatible with practically all the components that computers have today, so you will get all the informative data you are looking for about the hardware. Besides that, the tree chart is handy and doesn't require any installation, so running it takes just a couple of seconds at a time.

    The Worst

    We warn you before making our negative criticisms of this platform that are much less relevant than its virtues. However, to optimize its proposal, we must say that some Configuration options are missing. Similarly, it is a pity that the Inbox icon offers so little data, as the absence of a Help section that at certain times could collaborate.


    In summary, and beyond these minor shortcomings, we can say that Open Hardware Monitor is an exciting app thinking about getting data on the performance of the hard parts of our machine, preventing us from finding out about possible errors when it is too late, and a repair will cost us hundreds of dollars.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Open Hardware Monitor downloadable for Windows 10?
    Yes, this software can be downloaded and is compatible with Windows 10.
    What operating systems is it compatible with?
    This software is compatible with the following 32-bit Windows operating systems:
    Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP.
    Here you can download the 32-bit version of Open Hardware Monitor.
    Is it compatible with 64-bit operating systems?
    Yes, although there is no special 64-bit version, so you can download the 32-bit version and run it on 64-bit Windows operating systems.
    What files do I need to download to install this software on my Windows PC?
    To install Open Hardware Monitor on your PC, you have to download the file to your Windows and install it.
    The file is compressed, so you can download 7-zip and unzip the file.
    Which version of the program am I going to download?
    The current version we offer is the 0.9.6.
    Is Open Hardware Monitor free?
    Yes, this program is free so you will be able to use it without any limitations, and without additional cost.
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