Speccy for Windows


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Free PC speculation utility

Speccy is a free evaluation tool for Microsoft Windows PC components. The application delivers detailed system information reports on the individual software and hardware elements in the computer or laptop: ‘Audio’, ‘CPU’, ‘Graphics’, ‘Motherboard’, ‘Network’, ‘Operating System’, ‘Optical Drives’, ‘Peripherals’, ‘RAM’, and ‘Storage’. You can review a thorough summary within the first tab in the user interface.

Is Speccy safe?

You can safely download Speccy onto PC devices. Speccy was developed and published by Piriform LTD for the Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems. Additionally, the software company released CCleaner, Defraggler, Recuva, etc.

Is Speccy a malware?

Speccy does not have adware, malware, nor spyware. You will not be prompted to download and install third party software during the installation process. You can securely use the app in an advertisement free setting. The information tool has a clean user interface that is ad-free.


What does Speccy do?

Speccy can evaluate the internal and external elements of your PC to deliver an analysis that lets you better understand the condition of your devices. The intuitive user interface has a simple design that you can easily explore. The information utility delivers a brief synopsis of each unit in the ‘Summary’ tab. You can conveniently see the brand and model numbers of the items.

One or multiple devices can be listed beneath the titles in the ‘Summary’ section. The data in the ‘Operating System’ segment quickly lets you know important specifications: serial number, installation date, etc. You can review the automatic update settings in the OS area. The ‘Antivirus’ area lets you know whether the antimalware software is disabled or enabled.

You can determine how many processors your central processing unit has within the ‘CPU’ section next to ‘Cores’. The table at the bottom of the screen will let you know the core speed and temperature of each processor in real time. Additionally, the ‘Multiplier’, ‘Bus Speed’, and ‘Threads’ will be displayed in the chart.

The ‘RAM’ section will tell you how much RAM memory space is on your PC. The number of total, used, and free memory slots will be listed to let you know how much storage space you are using. The frequency, size, and type of the RAM system will be listed beneath the ‘Memory’ dropdown.

The percentage of memory that you are using will be next to the ‘Memory Usage’ label beneath ‘Physical Memory’. The technical specs of the machine are available within the ‘Motherboard’ tab: BIOS, voltage, PCI data, etc. The fundamental facts of connected monitors will be listed within ‘Graphics’: monitor height, width, resolution, etc. If you have graphics cards synced, then you can view statistics: manufacturer, ID, etc.

Advanced insight into your PC

The ‘Storage’ tab delivers info on your hard drives. You can find the type of optical drives that you have within the ‘Optical Drives’ segment: Blue-Ray reader, DVD writer, etc. 

Any associated sound systems will be listed within ‘Audio’: headsets, speakers, etc. ‘Peripherals’ covers the external devices that are linked to the PC: mouse, printers, etc. You can see any internet connections that you are connected to within the ‘Network’ area.

Popular hardware monitor alternatives

Aida64, Core Temp, CPU Z, HWiNFO, HWMonitor, and MSI Afterburner are similar diagnostic applications. All of the system detection apps monitor the elements on your PC to deliver in-depth reports. The programs thoroughly profile your hardware. Core Temp is mainly built to gauge the temperature of processors. MSI Afterburner is designed to specifically scan graphics cards.

While Aida64 and CPU-Z are cross platform, the rest of the reporters are only available on Windows PC computers and laptops. Core Temp, CPU-Z, HWiNFO, HWMonitor, and MSI Afterburner are freeware. Aida64 can be tested for a limited time during a free trial. Speccy is a freemium app that you can upgrade to receive automatic software updates and premium tech support.

Powerful PC speculation software

Speccy is an accurate advanced system inspector that delivers detailed information to you after screening your PC. The user interface is easy to use. You can review reports on the operating system, CPU, motherboard, optical drives, storage, etc. The categories are organised into tabs in the left portion of the screen that contain dropdown menus within the individual windows.

While the premium edition of Speccy delivers software updates automatically, you can still update the free version. You can read about the most recent system releases on their website. Speccy receives relatively infrequent software updates.



Speccy for Windows
  • Windows 7,
  • Windows 10,
  • Windows 8.1,
  • Windows XP,
  • Windows Vista
Available languages:
  • English,
  • German,
  • Spanish,
  • French,
  • Italian,
  • Dutch,
  • Portuguese,
  • Russian,
  • Swedish
Latest update:
Wednesday, August 10th 2022

Speccy for PC


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