Read an in-depth analysis in our professional review for CPU-Z
All avid computer users know by heart all the components located under the hood of their PC. And for this to happen they require a tool like CPU-Z, an application that can provide an impressive amount of information related to hardware resources.
There are quite a lot of similar software solutions out there, but CPU-Z is basically the definition of simplicity and efficiency. However, extra care during the installation, as it offers to deploy a browser toolbar, as well as to change the homepage and the search engines of your browsers.
After installing CPU-Z, beginners are advised to take the time and read the documentation in order to be able to correctly read the data collected by the application.
Every time the app is launched, it automatically scans the computer for changes and displays all the information within a single, tab-based window. This way, users can easily read data regarding the CPU, mainboard, memory or graphics in a matter of seconds and few mouse clicks.
Another advantage of this automatic scanning is the fact that one can replace various components, then analyze the way their PC works, thus coming up with the best configuration.
If one wishes to review the data at a later time, CPU-Z gives the option to save the report in two different formats, TXT or HTML, generating a complete report about your hardware components.
One of the best aspects of CPU-Z is that it comes with a freeware license, so every user can enjoy its benefits with no strings attached. The software provides a great amount of detailed information, while still being extremely light on resources, so that it works smoothly even with older machines, providing an impressive range of data.