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3.0charlie December 7, 2008 11:17 AM

Overclocking tools of the trade
In order to find out how stable is your overclock, different software (tools) exist. Here are a few, in no particular order.

GPU-Z: Download TechPowerUp GPU-Z v0.6.7 | techPowerUp
HW Monitor: CPUID
Open Hardware monitor: Open Hardware Monitor - CPU Temperature, Fan Speed and Voltages in a Free Software Gadget
Core Temp: Core Temp
Real Temp: Download Real Temp 3.70 | techPowerUp - Intel chips only.
Speedfan: Download SpeedFan - Access temperature sensor in your computer
Everest: Download EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.02 .EXE Package | techPowerUp
GPU Caps: GPU Caps Viewer: Graphics Card Information Utility, GPU Temperature, OpenGL Extensions and API Support | oZone3D.Net
Rivatuner: http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=163
eVga Precision: EVGA | EVGA Precision
AtiTool: ATITool - Overclocking utility for ATI and NVIDIA cards
HWinfo: HWiNFO, HWiNFO32 & HWiNFO64 - Hardware Information and Analysis Tools

OCCT: Download - OCCT Website english
SuperPi Mod: Download Super PI Mod v1.5 | techPowerUp
Maxxpi suite: MaxxPI² - Introducing
Prime95 25.8: |MG| Prime95 26.6 Build 3 Download
Orthos: Download Stress Prime 2004 BETA
SiSoft Sandra: SiSoftware Zone
cpu-tweaker: Tweakers.fr
LinX: LinX - A simple Linpack interface - Page 36
Cinebench: http://http.maxon.net/pub/benchmarks...NCH_11.529.zip

Memset: Tweakers.fr
Memtest86+: Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool
Memtest, Windows: MemTest: RAM reliability tester for Windows

3DMark series, including PCMark: Futuremark - Futuremark - Download
Furmark: FurMark: Graphics Card Stability and Stress Test, OpenGL Benchmark and GPU Temperature | oZone3D.Net
MSI Afterburner: MSI Afterburner
MSI Kombuster: MSI Kombuster
EVGA OC Scanner: EVGA | Articles | EVGA OC Scanner

Intel Processor Spec Finder: ARK | Your source for information on Intel® products
AMD Overdrive: AMD OverDrive

MpG December 10, 2008 04:27 AM

GPU Caps - Useful program for GPU info + stress testing

3.0charlie December 10, 2008 07:03 AM


Originally Posted by MpG (Post 124534)
GPU Caps - Useful program for GPU info + stress testing

A new one for me. Added.

matsta31 December 10, 2008 04:21 PM

I also use this : Processor Spec Finder

Not a tool but information I find useful. In there you get the Min and MAX VID for your CPU.

SugarJ December 11, 2008 05:25 PM

John, correct link for CPU-Z is:


It's up to version 1.49 now.

3.0charlie December 11, 2008 05:51 PM

Added, and revised. Thanks to both.

BrainEater December 11, 2008 09:05 PM

Great thread bud , GJ !





enaberif December 11, 2008 09:07 PM

FurMark: Graphics Card Stability and Stress Test, OpenGL Benchmark and GPU Temperature | oZone3D.Net

3.0charlie December 12, 2008 06:01 AM

Added, and added. Thanks.

MpG December 12, 2008 05:08 PM

(Actually, the GPU Caps link I provided incorporates Furmark into it.)

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