Good test programs for new rigs.
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October 22, 2008, 08:13 AM
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Rosemere, Qc, Canada
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Well, when I usually set up a rig I install the following software right off the bat:
To ensure the system is running at the speeds / timings I set in the BIOS. It is also a great general system information tool.
Same reason as above. Good for information viewing.
Great for temperature viewing. Coretemp is another option.
I make sure that the system has sufficient stability for a 4 hour stress run.
To make sure my current setup meets the expectations and to view how it performs versus similar systems
Good tool to make sure your HDD is running to spec
Basically every benchmark imaginable, so why not?
I use most these however, Memtest is the 1st one I use before I even install an OS.
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