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Good free system activity monitors?


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Hi Again All,

Does anyone know of any good free system activity monitoring tools either for the dashboard or bar?

I.E. one that shows CPU usage, Disk Usage, RAM usage etc?

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iStat Menu?

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Doesnt that one cost?
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Doesnt that one cost?
Umm I've been using it forever and I never paid anything? >_>" Might be an older version...

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The old free version, it must have a huge demand as it's a top download.
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What's wrong with Activity Monitor, located in your Utility folder?
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I bought istats menu 3 back when it came out. They ran a special and I got a 5 pack for $18. Nice upgrade but currently it costs $16 a pop. It is a little pricey.

There are also the istats dashboard widgets. I turned off dashboard but back when I was using it, I had this on there.
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There is also geektool - but that will take more configuration
geektool site:lifehacker.com - Google Search

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Thanks guys!
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+1 for iStat Pro! Was one of the 1st things installed here -love it!
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