Piriform Speccy is the system information utility for Windows which gives you a detailed information about your computer. Normally, most of the users only know about the name of processor, RAM or hard disk of their computer. But with the free speccy let you know about all and sundry detail about your system for free. If you need to know something about your computer, speccy is a best system monitor to start. It’s Available for all 64-bit & 32- bit Windows version.
You might have heard about Priform developers. Well, it’s the company which have delivered best freeware software in the past. Their three most popular tools were CCleaner, Defraggler, and Recuva. And today the free PC monitor which we are going to review is also developed by the same company.
Once you download speccy it takes little time to complete setup. On launch it automatically scans whole computer and displays the information in an adeptly organized interface. Although speccy put bit of stress on your PC during hardware scanning process. It gathers all information from every corner of computer. Normally, if you want hardware details on your computer, you have to open the computer case and read it directly. But this system monitor includes so many details that you don’t have to open your computer case. Because it shows various categories live in the left column, and when you click an area of interest, it displays the relevant information in the main content area.
Like other system information tools, it lists all information about your CPU, RAM, network, motherboard, graphics card, audio devices, operating system, peripherals, optical drives, and hard drives in one go. You can also save a snapshot of this information for later reference. What is speccy? It’s a monitor to check your CPU temp in Windows 10 & 7, RAM configuration, voltages, fan speed and many more.
It has the most accessible and visually appealing interface than any other system-information utilities. This free system monitor provides system’s details in a summary. It shows critical information about every single hardware on your machine. It also shows current and max CPU temperature range of processor and graphic cards. The collected information by the speccy can be saved, load or exported to multiple formats such as (XML or TXT doc). Besides online help support is also available to users to sort out their problems about speccy.
Currently three versions are in the market. Namely speccy setup, portable speccy & speccy professional which works fine on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista and XP. Speccy download includes 64-bit version but you can also install 32-bit version as well.
There’s much to like about this free utility. It’s quick to download and install. Shows in depth detail information of each hardware component. Have summary page, with feature to publish results to the web. You can save or print results in multiple formats. Text can be copied out of this gadget. And then again you can also download speccy portable program.
On the negative side of piriform speccy, it only monitors CPU temperature and voltage. In case overheating, excessive processors temperature or voltage fluctuations, it lacks alarm/ notification feature. It also lacks the ability to create a report of particular sections only. But as a diagnostic tool its reading are accurate.
Speccy free windows 10 monitor can tell your number of CPU cores, name, package, code name. Total RAM, type, size channels and current memory usage. Manufacturer of motherboard’s, model, chipset number, voltage and battery. Current temperature of GPU, clock speed and noise level. Hard drive storage, manufacturer and SMART details.
Speccy is clearly an interesting and versatile tool that doesn’t take up much space on the disk or desktop. It does exactly what it says and provides plenty of options to find out something about your PC. You don’t need to be a tech savvy to use it, although advanced knowledge is needed to understand the displayed data. It’s a reliable PC driver. It’s safe doesn’t involve malware or hangs or crash.