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Old December 20, 2008, 09:57 AM
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Default Software for measuring performance on XP

I've got a whole bunch of different software tools for measuring specific components.
I'm wondering if there is a program out there that tests the whole system and will give me a readout much like Vista's Windows Experience Score.
It would sure be handy to run one tool and have a quick and dirty way of knowing what's running slow on a system or what gets upgraded next.
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Old December 20, 2008, 10:05 AM
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Hi bud

The guys at cpuz have something like that, I think it's PC wizard but check them out.
It super imposes results over other systems.
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Old December 20, 2008, 10:05 AM
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Vista Experience Score is a joke at the most and proves nothing.

You could get SiSoft Sandra for some general idea otherwise I don't know if there is.
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Old December 20, 2008, 11:36 AM
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Hi bud

The guys at cpuz have something like that, I think it's PC wizard but check them out.
It super imposes results over other systems.
Thanks, I already had it, but never tried the benchmark utility on it..
I'll get back atcha!
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Old December 20, 2008, 11:37 AM
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Vista Experience Score is a joke at the most and proves nothing.

You could get SiSoft Sandra for some general idea otherwise I don't know if there is.
Experience score doesn't give you much and I'm doubtfully of it's accuracy, it is however brilliant at instantly pointing out a system's weak point.
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Old December 20, 2008, 11:42 AM
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Experience score doesn't give you much and I'm doubtfully of it's accuracy, it is however brilliant at instantly pointing out a system's weak point.
Actually it doesn't.

People have proven this time and time again.

Windows Experience Score has shown to drop in score when people have gone from 2gb of ram to 4gb of ram and or upgrade to a hard drive of larger size.

I put 0 faith in the WES at all.

The only thing its good for is people who have no clue about a computer and can match their numbers to a number on a box to buy a game or product.
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Old December 20, 2008, 11:50 AM
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Thanks Eric that was exactly what I needed..
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Old December 20, 2008, 12:06 PM
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Anytime Robert
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Old December 20, 2008, 12:08 PM
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Anytime Robert
Just checked it out.. doesn't properly bench for 64bit and using the overclock info shows wrong info.
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