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Has this list been any updated?
Another good stressing application is Intel Burn Test, and it's not in the list....

Good work btw :toast:
 
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the thread list is 2 years old. of course intelburntest wont be there...
 

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Folks I am an AMD fan that's why you don't see many stuff for Intel CPUs...
The link added for Intel Burn Test.
95Viper thanks for the link.
Has this list been any updated?
Sorry I could not surf for a long period :eek:
 

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:eek::eek::eek: I can't believe that you left out HWMonitor (from the same makers of CPU-Z) as one of the monitoring tools!! It's my favorite program since it's such a tiny program that hardly takes up any resources and display most of the useful info! It's been around for a while.

i7 Turbo is a very handy tool for Core i7 overclocking if you want to make sure the Turbo is working.
 

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Well HWMonitor was not mentioned cos CPUz is already listed there. Both programs are sponsored by same site (and PCWizard). Anyway HWMonitor link added.
 
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Very thorough list. :)
Heres another one if you want it.
I'm a fan of what works and finding what I need to make it work, the way I want it to lol..
So let's get as many links as we can. :p

http://www.evga.com/PRecision/

EVGA's GPU overclocking tool, with fan control.
 
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very nice thread mate
 

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thanx mate i really wanted a program to check my Ram
 

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Yeap cos my personal obligations.
By the way thanks all people for encouraging me.

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3) ClockGen On the fly oc! Choose the suitable for your mainboard!
Fixed.
But the CPUID site seems to not support it anymore. I found a link at Extremeoverclocking.
 
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3) ClockGen On the fly oc! Choose the suitable for your mainboard!
 
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can u update and add new programs like new 3d mark 11 and others
 
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can u update and add new programs like new 3d mark 11 and others

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I think your description of crystal cpuid should be changed, it's more than just cpuz, it can overclock, and you can even use it as a custom Cool n Quiet. I use it with an overclock so that I can take the advantages of the cool n quiet but still have the oc when I need it. Rightmark also has this function, only it can have more than just 3 power states.
Can't download crystal cpuid with out downloading safeguard browers
 
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Can't download crystal cpuid with out downloading safeguard browers

you can "well i can" just get the zip instead of the installer. and even then if you read what the installer says instead of blindly clicking next you can say no to the addware installers.

on a side note because i posted

HWMonitor + msi afterburner using Rtuner statistics server tech is really good can set it up to show gpu+cpu load and FPS (only on 32 bit games though) and that helps you see if your cpu is able to utilize your gpu fully. and if it can/cant what you need to over clock more.
OCCT combined with that lets you stress a whole lot more than your cpu. so you can see if any of your oc's are stable "ram/cpu/gpu" and will also let you know if your power supply is stable with all the over clocking.

to me those are the essential programs.
Everest is a decent hw monitor with some bench test functionality, but unfrotunatly it dosent seem to support cards later than the amd 5xxxx (possibly supports 6xxx never had one) but definatly does not support a 7850. so after years of using that i have now stoped.
But it does give a OSD of all kinds of info. fsb speed ram speed/utilization/temps/power out/component useage..
if only is supported my gpu i would request it was added.
 
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I know this is an old thread but the topic is still valid. I used Throttlestop 6.00 to overclock my Dell Dimension E520 to 3.99 GHz Core2 extreme QX6800 with a locked BIOS.
There is a new version that controls volts and multiplier on Haswell, and Skylake CPUs, and can overclock unlocked versions. Throttlestop 8.00 beta 6.
https://www.sendspace.com/file/of4xwj It works on computers with locked BIOS.
It supports 6-8 core CPUs. there are videos and screen shots on Youtube. Very full featured, monitoring, and light testing utilities included.
 
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Οverclocker's must have programs and links!
I created this thread here just to make a start point for our hobby! :)



Stability and testing programs
1) Prime95
Test your RAM and CPU.
2) Memtest86 - Floppy version and ISO Test your RAM.
3) Toast Basically a burn-in program.
4) Super Pi Calculate π=3.14159265.....
5) PiFast Calculate π too.
6) Hot CPU Tester Pro Test CPU+RAM+chipset and burn-in CPU+RAM.
7) Stress Prime Variation on Prime95.
8) OCCT Test your CPU.
9) S&M Test RAM+CPU+PSU.
10) Super Pi measures times down to the millisecond
11) Stress CPU
and thread is here
12) 3DMark, PCMark series
13) MemTest for Windows
Allows you to run Memtest in Windows.
14) Orthos Stress Prime2004 A better version of SP2004.
15) Prime95 for quad cores in French language
16) Intel Burn Test and other utilities




Benchmarking programs
1) 3D Mark 2001 SE
2) 3D Mark 2003
3) Sysoft Sandra
4) PC Mark series
5) Metabench
6) ATTO
Hard disk benchmark.
7) HDTach 270 Hard disk benchmark.
8) Aquamark
9) FRAPS
10) WinRAR
Although it is compression utility anyway it is useful for benchmarking.
11) Everest home edition Benchmarking and monitoring tool also!
12) Sciencemark
13) wPrime





System tools/Monitoring/Information
1) Motherboard Monitor
Shows temperatures, voltages.
2) SpeedFan Monitor and change fan speeds and creates a graph showing the fluctuations.
3) ClockGen 1.0.5.3 On the fly oc! Choose the suitable for your mainboard!
4) 8rdaVcore On the fly oc!
5) CpuZ Shows timings, CPU speed/core/multiplier/stepping.
6) WcpuID Similar to CPUz.
7) Crystal CpuID Similar to CPUz and on the fly o/c!
8) GCpuID AMD PR-rating.
9) OPN 462 PR-rating and stepping info.
10) Throttle Watch Shows % CPU throttling.
11) HDD temperature
12) RightMark CPU clock utility
Shows % CPU throttling.
13) A64 Tweaker v0.31 and here v0.6 Allows you to change memory timings in Windows for A64s.
14) SysTool for Windows Windows tweaking, monitor nVidia/ATI o/c etc...
15) Central Brain Identifier It is also similar to CPU-Z but it allows you to change memory timings in Windows.
16) SIW Monitor program also.
17) PC Wizard One more monitor program.
18) WebTemp Create statistics for temperatures.
19) Core Temp Monitor your CPU temperatures.
20) Intel TAT A thermal analysis software for Intel CPUs.
21) HWMonitor Other one monitor program by CPUz author.
Thanks for the info,I did not read all posts, but do you have anti vires and malware programs listed ,i do know some of the links are in-bed'd with programs like that . Avast and Malwarebits are great ones
 

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Thanks for the info,I did not read all posts, but do you have anti vires and malware programs listed ,i do know some of the links are in-bed'd with programs like that . Avast and Malwarebits are great ones
The Op has not been here for years so thread closed.
 
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