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Useful Overclocking Utilities/programs


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#1 TorreyIsLDS

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Posted 01 December 2003 - 07:03 PM

These are links to the specific program's site, and not a direct download link. Download at your own risk!

CPU Overclocking utilities

nVidia nTune - The latest overclocking and tuning program from nVidia.
ClockGen - A cpu overclocking tool designed for various motherboards.

Graphics Card Overclocking Utilities

Radlinker - Adds overclocking tab in ATI Control Panel, and also allows you to customize overclock settings for different games. ATI cards only
Coolbits - Registry tweak that enables overclocking with Detonator drivers. nVidia cards only
PowerStrip - Very powerful tweaking/overclocking program designed for the hardcore user. Supports a variety of chipsets. ATI and nVidia cards supported
nVHardPage - nVidia graphics card tweaking program. Has many pre-configured profiles for obtaining best results with various benchmarks, including 3dMark2k1se. nVidia cards only
Rage3d - Provides overclocking options in an easy interface. ATI cards only
Rivatuner - Powerful graphics card tweaking/overclocking utility. ATI and nVidia cards supported

Stability Testing

Prime95 - A very effective stability tester that stresses the CPU and RAM. Also a good benchmarking utility.
Memtest86 - Try this if you are experiencing problems at a high FSB, or if your system is unstable with RAM at stock speed.
Hot CPU Tester - Tests CPU and all motherboard units for errors.
Folding@home - program that simulates protein folding, and stresses CPU.
Seti@home - Distributed computing program that searches for extra-terrestrial life. Stresses cpu.
OCCT - Stresses cpu and or memory in a 30 minute test.
GoSP2004/Dual core prime - A stress test for dual core processors.


Benchmarks

3dMark2k1SE - Tests graphics card performance. Also doubles as overclock stability tester for CPU, RAM, and GPU.
3DMark 06 - What a workout.
3DMark 05 - Tests 3D performance of your graphics card.
3dMark2k3 - Tests graphics card performance(DX9) and is also a good stability tester, like its older brother.
AquaMark3 - DX9 Benchmark
PCMark2k2 - Measures processor, RAM, and hard drive performance.
SiSoft Sandra - Benchmark suite that provides tests for practically every component in your system, including a CPU Burn-in stability tester. Also displays detailed information about your parts.
Performance Test - Benchmark suite that focuses on speed and accuracy.
HD Tach - Hard drive performance benchmark

Miscellaneous

Windows Info. Windows information Thanks allen41547
Wcpuid - Small program that displays information about your processor.
Cpu-z - Program that displays information about your RAM, CPU, and motherboard chipset.
CBId (Central Brain Identifier - Program that displays information about any AMD processor. Also gives an approximate performance rating.
Motherboard Monitor - Senses and displays various temperatures from the motherboard. Also displays the PSU rails, and fan speeds.
Tweak865 Enables access to memory timings through Windows for the Intel 865/875 chipset.
A64Tweaker beta - Utility for adjusting memory timings in windows. CAUTION it's a beta

I will add more as I find more. Thanks for looking,

Torrey

Edited by shogan191, 23 August 2007 - 06:05 PM.


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Posted 02 December 2003 - 02:44 PM

I told Torey if he removed the link to his forum I would pin his post ( I replaced my pinned overclocking help, the link is dead ) I removed all the replys and kept the links :)

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Here ya go sk8bloke87 it's pinned :mrgreen:
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