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Soultribunal December 9, 2008 02:47 PM

Computer Utilities
 
I know All of us have many Programs loaded onto our systems to monitor / alter / and everything else to our systems.

What do you use?
I'm looking to enhance my tools, I only have CPU-Z and CoreTemp , but I would rather try out some new programs if possible.

THanks Everyone!

Regards,
ST

3.0charlie December 9, 2008 02:49 PM

Check this sticky: http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...ols-trade.html.

Soultribunal December 9, 2008 04:08 PM

Ahhh cool, I am assuming those are the standards out there for usable software?

Thanks for the re-direct,

ST

3.0charlie December 9, 2008 05:29 PM

Yes, basic (and free) software.

Cranky December 10, 2008 06:48 AM

Try these apps:

CCleaner - Home

Process Explorer

Freeware

Soultribunal December 10, 2008 07:30 AM

Thanks Cranky!
When I get to my Home computer I will check those out!

Regards,
ST

rjbarker December 10, 2008 12:44 PM

I recently was using Norton but had some issues, so with the help of many on here I now use the following "maintenance utilities"
1. AVG AntiVirus 8.0 (free)
2. Super Anti Spyware (free) - thanks Enab
3. CCleaner
4. Driver Sweeper
5. Defraggler

For OC'ing:
1. CPUZ
2. GPUZ
3. Real Temp
4. Prime95
5. OCCT
6. Hardware Monitor
7. Evga Precision

Moneyless December 10, 2008 07:29 PM

Here's what I use:

"Maintenance" :
- NOD 32
- Malwarebytes Anti-Malware/Spyware/whateverware
- CCleaner
- Driver Cleaner Platinum

Overclocking :
- CPU-Z
- GPU-Z
- Prime95
- SuperPI
- Core Temp
- IntelBurnTest
- Memtest86+

Soultribunal December 11, 2008 08:08 PM

Well, been testing them out so far and I'm happy with most of them.
Hardware Monitor though is really strange for what is says on my system status. But that could be perhaps because I use Intel Boards.
Seeing as How I can't OC this thing, I suppose I'll have to wait till I get a diff Board in here to test those Programs out. Although I do have CPUZ on here.

Edit: Tried both Hardware Monitors, neither of them read my Chipset Temp right (they both say 105 Degrees C , and my cpu is at 1 Degree C.
So I guess those ones won't work on my DG35EC.


THanks for the tools,
ST


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