Tools for the Overclocker

By SineSurfer
Jun 12, 2009
  1. Lets use this thread to make a list of usefull tools which overclockers use.

    Prime 95- Cpu and memory stability test
    Memtest- Memory Stability
    HD tune- hard drive benchmark
    Everest- Multifunction hardware analysis. Great memory benchmark.
    Sis Soft Sandra- Multifunction hardware analysis
    Core Temp- CPU temperature (measures top of die, unlike other monitors)
    CPU Z- reports cpu and ram speeds.
    GPU Z- for graphics card speed reporting.
    Memset- For advanced ram timing and subtiming tweaking.

    Open for suggestions.
  2. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 4,271   +44

    I suggest 3dmark06 as well for a late machine. I've personally gotten through prime95 and some other programs fine, gone through 3dmark06 and bsod.
  3. SineSurfer

    SineSurfer TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 50

    Yea we need to add a good video card burn in test as well, to bring system to max load.
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