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November-December 2009

Happy New Year!

[31.12.2009]Dear friends! I would like to wish you and your families a Happy New Year! Let your homes be full of love, happiness and harmony! Let all your dreams come true! Don't forget to visit us in the New Year! See you in 2010!

EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.30.1983 Beta is available for download! Changes include: SPD memory information for Asus E60 motherboard, Asus Eee PC 1201N, Foxconn nT-230i and nT-330i, MSI Wind Top AE2020 and AE2220, Zotac IonITX-G-E motherboard, chipset information for Intel Pine Trail NM10 and Westmere IMC, preliminary chipset information for Intel Pineview IMC, sensor support for Dell SMI of Precision T5500, motherboard specific sensor info for Gigabyte H57M-USB3, GPU information for Intel Pineview, bugfixes.
CPU Speed Professional has been updated to version 3.0.3.6!

MaxxMEM² - Preview 1.73 is available for download!
StatWin Professional 8.0.0 Final has been released!

[30.12.2009]PassMark BurnInTest 6.0 build 1018 is available for download! It fixes a few bugs.

[29.12.2009]GPU Caps Viewer 1.8.2 is available for download! This is a bugfix release.

HWiNFO 5.35 has been released! New features include: preliminary support for AMD Bulldozer, support for Intel Lincroft, support for ATI R8xx (Evergreen) family GPUs, updated device database, bugfixes, etc.

HD Tune Pro 4.00 has been released! New features include: health (S.M.A.R.T.) and temperature display support for external drives, support for drives larger than 2 TB, support for up to 32 drives, cache test, new command line parameters, minor improvements and bugfixes.

[28.12.2009]SiSoftware Sandra 2010c (2010.1.16.26) has been released! It includes a number of minor improvements, as well as support for the latest hardware and software.

Rivatuner GPU Monitor Vista Sidebar Gadget 2.2 has been released! This application is a Vista Sidebar Gadget that uses Rivatuner's low level hardware monitor for stats. If your Rivatuner install is reporting back values that you would like to see in the sidebar, then install this gadget and have it easily accessible. Values include: various core clock speeds, GPU temp (as well as other misc temps), fan speeds, voltage and GPU usage.
Version 2.1 includes Windows SideShow support, new monitor display style and several other minor improvements. Click here for details.

Belarc Advisor 8.1.8.0 has been released!

[27.12.2009]Intel has released Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 1.03! It is a Windows Sidebar gadget which provides simple display of increase in processor frequency when applications request and Intel Turbo Boost Technology delivers more performance.
[26.12.2009]CPU-Tweaker 1.4 beta 1 is available for download!

[25.12.2009]TechARP.com has published x264 HD Benchmark Ver. 3.04! The benchmark is the "High Definition version" of the x264 Benchmark which has become a standard CPU benchmark for Tech ARP as well as many other hardware enthusiasts. It is a reproducible measure of how fast your machine can encode a short, HD-quality 720p24 video clip into a high quality x264 video file. It's nice because everyone running it will use the same video clip and software. The video encoder (x264.exe) reports a fairly accurate internal benchmark (in frames per second) for each pass of the video encode and it also uses multi-core processors very efficiently. Please, note: the benchmark requires AviSynth 2.5.8 to run.
[24.12.2009]Intel has released the Processor Identification Utility 4.21!

Thaiphoon Burner 6.6.1.0 build 1222 Final has been released! Here's what's new: full support for FB-DIMM DDR2 SPD, improved DDR3 Timing Table Editor.

[23.12.2009]CrystalDiskInfo 3.2.1 has been released!

PassMark WirelessMon 3.1 has been updated with build 1004! It includes some minor improvements and bugfixes.

Monitor Asset Manager 2.43.0.822 has been released!

Fresh Diagnose 8.29 has been released! It adds support for the newest Intel Celeron, Pentium, Xeon and Core i7 processors.

[22.12.2009]GPU Caps Viewer 1.8.1 is available for download! It fixes a few bugs and adds a command line parameter to disable OpenCL support (/disable_cl_support).

EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.30.1977 Beta is available for download! Changes include: CPU diode temperature monitoring support for up to 8 cores, GPU information for Intel Ironlake and Ironlake-M, physical CPU information for Intel Arrandale and Clarkdale, Intel Processor Number detection for Core 2 Duo P7570 and Core i7 810, chipset information for AMD M785 (RS880M), SPD memory information for LG H23L notebook, motherboard specific sensor info for Asus P6X58D Premium and Supermicro C7SIM Series, improved motherboard specific sensor info for ASRock boards, bugfixes.
MaxxPI² - Preview - Single 1.70 is available for download! Here's what's new: improved detection for new Intel ix series processors, minor improvements and bugfixes.
IntelBurnTest 2.4 has been released! New in this version: optimized Xtreme Stress Mode, latest Linpack binaries and patch for AMD CPUs, bugfixes.

[21.12.2009]GPU Caps Viewer 1.8.0 has been released! New features include: four OpenCL GPU / CPU demos, two OpenGL 3 demos, OpenCL panel for OpenCL capable devices, updated OpenGL extensions database links, minor improvements and bugfixes.

[20.12.2009]CPU-Z 1.53 has been released! Changes include: support for Intel Core i7 930 & 950, Core i7 980X "Gulftown", Xeon W3565, Intel Mobile Core i7/i5/i3 "Arrendale" (LV and ULV), AMD Phenom FX-5000, Athlon II X2/X3/X4 and Athlon L110 processors, improved support for the Intel "Clarkdale" platform, VIA VX800 and VX855 chipsets support, ATI Radeon 2100 and Radeon X1250 support, minor improvements and bugfixes.

PC Wizard 2010 1.92 has been released! New features include: DirectX 11 support, WiMax support, support for AMD Phenom II X4 Stepping C3, AMD Athlon L110, Intel Xeon L3426, Intel Xeon L5410/L5420/L5430, Intel Q9100, Q9000, Q8400, Q7600, SU300, Celeron 723/743/900/925, Pentium SU2700/T4500 processors, preliminary support for AMD Phenom FX-5000 and Via Nano 3000 Series processors, ATI R6xx and R7xx video card thermal diode support, Monitor DisplayPort information, improved support for Windows 7, bugfixes, etc.

ATI Tray Tools 1.6.9.1451 is available for download!

[19.12.2009]Real Temp 3.50 RC6 is available for download!
TechARP.com has published x264 HD Benchmark Ver. 3.03! The benchmark is the "High Definition version" of the x264 Benchmark which has become a standard CPU benchmark for Tech ARP as well as many other hardware enthusiasts. It is a reproducible measure of how fast your machine can encode a short, HD-quality 720p24 video clip into a high quality x264 video file. It's nice because everyone running it will use the same video clip and software. The video encoder (x264.exe) reports a fairly accurate internal benchmark (in frames per second) for each pass of the video encode and it also uses multi-core processors very efficiently. Please, note: the benchmark requires AviSynth 2.5.8 to run.
DVDInfoPro has been updated to version 6.131!

[18.12.2009]EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.30.1973 Beta is available for download! Changes include: detection of ATI Catalyst 9.12 driver, identification of AMD Athlon II M3xx (aka Caspian), Sempron M1xx (aka Caspian), Turion II M5xx (aka Caspian) , Turion II Ultra M6xx (aka Caspian), Intel Core i7 Extreme 980X (aka Gulftown), Xeon E56xx, L56xx, X56xx (aka Westmere-EP), Xeon W36xx and W56xx (aka Westmere-WS), Intel Processor Number detection for Core i7 Extreme 980X, Xeon E5503, E5507, E5620, E5630, E5640, L5609, L5630, L5640, W3530, W3680, X5650, X5660, X5667, X5670, X5677 and X5680, SPD memory information for Asus IPP7A-CP motherboard and LG ED310-M notebook, sensor support for Dell SMI of Studio 1735, Studio 1737, bugfixes.
Belarc Advisor 8.1.5.3 has been released!

[17.12.2009]DVDInfoPro has been updated to version 6.130!

HeavyLoad 2.4.1 has been released! This version adds support for Windows 7.

[16.12.2009]HWiNFO32 3.32 has been released! New features include: improved hardware monitoring, preliminary support for AMD Family 12h, updated device database, minor improvements and bugfixes.

PassMark BurnInTest 6.0 build 1017 has been released! Changes include: improved support for Intel CPUs supporting Turbo mode, CPU information for new Intel Xeon CPUs, a number of minor improvements and bugfixes.

[15.12.2009]ATI Tray Tools 1.6.9.1447 is available for download!

[14.12.2009]NetWorx 5.0.7 is available for download! Here's what's new: "All wireless connections" monitoring option (Vista and higher), a few new preferences in the hidden settings (press Ctrl + O in the settings window), bugfixes, etc.

SIV 4.04 has been released! Changes include: recognition of the product types that were introduced in Windows 7, support for AMD Athlon L100 processors, Intel Atom N400 (Pineview) processors and the Intel NM10 chipset, minor improvements and bugfixes.

[13.12.2009]Thaiphoon Burner 6.6.0.0 build 1212 Final has been released! New features include: ability to convert Intel XMP profiles to the NVIDIA EPP2.0 data format, ability to import/export XMP profiles, improved part number string decoding, a lot of minor improvements and bugfixes.

[12.12.2009]CPU Speed Professional has been updated to version 3.0.3.5!

[11.12.2009]CPU Speed Professional 3.0.3.4 is available for download!

[10.12.2009]Seagate has released SeaTools for DOS 2.17!

TechARP.com has published x264 HD Benchmark Ver. 3.02! The benchmark is the "High Definition version" of the x264 Benchmark which has become a standard CPU benchmark for Tech ARP as well as many other hardware enthusiasts. It is a reproducible measure of how fast your machine can encode a short, HD-quality 720p24 video clip into a high quality x264 video file. It's nice because everyone running it will use the same video clip and software. The video encoder (x264.exe) reports a fairly accurate internal benchmark (in frames per second) for each pass of the video encode and it also uses multi-core processors very efficiently. Please, note: the benchmark requires AviSynth 2.5.8 to run.
[09.12.2009]CrystalDiskMark 3.0 Beta 2 is available for download!

EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.30.1965 Beta is available for download! Changes include: motherboard specific sensor info for Gigabyte M720-ES3 and Gigabyte M720-US3, bugfixes.
Seagate has released SeaTools for Windows 1.2.0.1!

[08.12.2009]OpenCL-Z 0.1a has been released! This program was born as a parody of another *-Z utilities like CPU-Z or GPU-Z. It shows some basic information about OpenCL-enabled GPUs and CPUs.
EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.30.1964 Beta is available for download! Changes include: GPU information for new nVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT (G98GT) and GeForce 9800 GT (NV41GT), preliminary GPU information for ATI Radeon HD 5670 (Redwood), SPD memory information for AOpen nMCP7ALPx-HD and ASRock AMCP7AION-HT motherboards, SPD memory information for Asus Eee Box EB1501, SPD memory information for MSI MS-1734 notebook, motherboard specific sensor info for Asus M4N72-E, Asus P7P55D-E Evo and Gigabyte X58A-UD7, bugfixes.
[07.12.2009]Seagate has released SeaTools for DOS 2.16!

Fresh Diagnose 8.28 has been released! It includes an updated optical drives database.

[06.12.2009]Real Temp 3.50 RC2 is available for download!
Atrise Lutcurve 1.4.4 is available for download!

[05.12.2009]Thaiphoon Burner 6.5.0.1 build 1128 Final is available for download!

[04.12.2009]Hard Drive Inspector 3.33 build 263 is available for download! It adds support for WD My Passport 070A and WD My Passport Essential external drives.

SiSoftware Sandra 2010a (2010.1.16.11) has been released! It includes a number of minor improvements.

[03.12.2009]Review: With the credit crunch biting deep, it is more important than ever to spend your hard earned money wisely; buying the upgrade that will give your pc the biggest bang for buck has never been more important. With this said the need for a decent benchmarking application is paramount. In this review I will be looking at HWiNFO32 (version3.30); a free benchmarking application for Windows. Read on.

StatWin Professional 8.0.0 beta is available for download!

CrystalDiskInfo 3.2.0 has been released!

[02.12.2009]TechARP.com has published x264 HD Benchmark Ver. 3.01! The benchmark is the "High Definition version" of the x264 Benchmark which has become a standard CPU benchmark for Tech ARP as well as many other hardware enthusiasts. It is a reproducible measure of how fast your machine can encode a short, HD-quality 720p24 video clip into a high quality x264 video file. It's nice because everyone running it will use the same video clip and software. The video encoder (x264.exe) reports a fairly accurate internal benchmark (in frames per second) for each pass of the video encode and it also uses multi-core processors very efficiently. Please, note: the benchmark requires AviSynth 2.5.8 to run.
This major revision upgrades the x264 encoder to the release 1342 and CPU-Z 1.52.2. There have also been many changes under the hood. As such, results from this version cannot be used to compare with any other version of the benchmark.
Bjorn3d.com has published an article showing how to use MSI Afterburner to overclock your videocard! Click here to read the article.

NEW: PassMark Fragger is a software tool that lets you fragment or defragment existing files in a controlled environment using user-selected settings!

[01.12.2009]PassMark Software has executed objective, performance benchmark testing on ten Internet Security products from various vendors between July 2009 and September 2009! Testing was performed on all products using sixteen performance metrics, including: boot time, scan speed, memory usage, Internet Explorer launch speed, etc. No attempt was made to measure the effectiveness of threat detection, as this aspect is covered by other industry benchmarks. Click here to learn more and download the report. Here's the top 3:
  1. Norton Internet Security 2010
  2. ESET Smart Security 4
  3. Kaspersky Internet Security 2010

CrystalDiskInfo 3.2.0 Beta 4 is available for download!

DVDInfoPro has been updated to version 6.129! It fixes a few bugs.

GPU-Z 0.3.8 has been released! Here's what's new: sensors to monitor GPU load percentages on NVIDIA, improved support for ATI M86, bugfixes, etc.

[30.11.2009]Belarc Advisor 8.1.5.2 has been released!

AMD64 CPU Assistant 0.10.0.355 has been released! Here's what's new: ability to bind process (under the "Task Manager") to any number of available kernels (from 1 to 4), improved identification of AMD K8/K10/K11 processors, improved support for Windows 7 and Vista, minor improvements and bugfixes.

CrystalDiskInfo 3.2.0 Beta 3 is available for download!

CD/DVD Diagnostic 3.0.0 has been updated with build 88!

[29.11.2009]HWMonitor Pro 1.08 has been released! Here's what's new: USB hard drives monitoring, support for Fintek F71889 and ITE IT8721 sensor chips, improved data logging features.

Real Temp 3.49 beta is available for download!
CPU-Tweaker 1.3 has been released! Changes include: support for Windows 7, support for Intel Core i5 & i7 (Lynnfield), preliminary support for Intel Core i9 (GulfTown), bugfixes.

[28.11.2009]ASUS has released PC Probe II 1.04.83!

[27.11.2009]SiSoftware Sandra 2010 (2010.1.16.10) has been released! New features include:
  1. Support for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2.
  2. Support for five (5) different virtualisation technologies (Virtual PC 7, Virtual Server 2005, Hyper-V Server, VMware Server, VMware WorkStation/Player).
  3. Support for DirectX 11 Compute Shader/DirectCompute and OpenCL.
  4. Support for new hardware, including:
    • ATI GPUs: Radeon HD 5800, 5700 series
    • AMD CPUs: Athlon Neo, Six (6)/Eight (8)/Twelve (12)-Core Opteron 4100, 6100 server
    • Intel CPUs: Core i5/i7 desktop/mobile, Xeon Nehalem-EX server
    • nVidia GPUs: GT215, GT216, GT218 series
    • VIA CPUs: Nano 3000 series
    • Hardware monitoring: Analog Devices (ADT), SMSC, Winbond/Nuovoton
  5. New modules:
    • Virtual Computers: detailed information about the guest VMs running on your host
    • Environment Sensors: detatailed information about the GPS, RFID, accelerator, temperature, etc. sensors
    • Pen and Touch: detailed information about the (multi)-touch and pen interfaces.
    • Information Devices: detailed information about the SideShow devices.
    • Scanners and Cameras: detailed information about the imaging devices.
    • Media Players: detailed information about the video (e.g. MP4) and audtio (e.g. MP3) players.
    • Portable devices: defailed information about the PDA, Smartphone or other portable devices.

[26.11.2009]CrystalDiskInfo 3.2.0 Beta 2 is available for download!

MSI Afterburner 1.4.1 is available for download! This is a bugfix release.

EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.30.1954 Beta is available for download! Changes include: identification of new Intel Xeon MP (aka Nehalem-EX), Intel Processor Number detection for Celeron E3400, Xeon E65xx, E75xx, L75xx, Xeon X65xx and X75xx, GPU information for new nVIDIA GeForce 210 (GT216) and GeForce 205 (GT218), motherboard specific sensor info for Asus P7P55 LX, Asus P7P55-M, Asus P7P55D-E Deluxe, Asus P7P55D-E Premium, Asus P7P55D-E Pro and Gigabyte MA78LM Series, bugfixes.
[25.11.2009]SpeedFan 4.40 has been released! Here's what's new: improved support for Winbond W83667HG, support for ADP3228 fan reading, minor improvements and bugfixes.

ATI Tray Tools 1.6.9.1439 is available for download!

Dead Pixel Tester 3.00 has been released!

M.Bicak, the author of MaxxPI² has released MaxxMEM² - Preview - Multi 1.50! This is a multithreaded memory benchmark, which will be integrated into the final version of the MaxxPI² benchmark suite (currently in internal beta testing phase).
Advanced HostMonitor 8.32 has been released! It includes a number of new features and improvements. Visit the official page for details.

[24.11.2009]GIGABYTE EasyTune 6 B09.1120.1 is available for download!

HWiNFO32 3.30 has been released! New features include: support for Fintek F71869 LPC and HW monitor/sensor, identification of Intel Pentium SU4100 and Core 2 Duo SU7300, improved sensor support for Giga-Byte EX58-UD3/UD4/DS4 and GA-MA770/MA790, preliminary support for AMD Bulldozer, updated device database, minor improvements and bugfixes.

Microsoft has released Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor 2.0.4000.0! The utility scans your PC's system, programs and devices to check if it's able to run Windows 7. After a few minutes, the report will let you know if your PC meets the system requirements, if there are any known compatibility issues with your programs and devices, and will also provide guidance on your upgrade options to Windows 7. Learn more and download.

BatteryBar 3.3.1 has been released! It includes a lot of minor improvements and bugfixes.

NGOHQ.com has published a new version of DirectCompute Benchmark 0.35! This small tool now allows you to benchmark both DirectCompute and OpenCL general-purpose computing APIs by calculating tons of FFT-like data and some memory transfers. This version adds full OpenCL support, shaders profile selection, versions reporting and some basic results validations.
DirectCompute is an application programming interface (API) that takes advantage of the massively parallel processing power of a modern graphics processing unit (GPU) to accelerate PC application performance. OpenCL is a framework for writing programs that execute across heterogeneous platforms consisting of CPUs, GPUs, and other processors. Learn more and download.

[23.11.2009]S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat DirectX 11 Benchmark is available for download! It allows to test how well your PC will run the third installment in the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series. You can also rate your system against others' by uploading your results, with the top 500 systems tracked on a scoreboard. This benchmark is based on one of the ingame locations Pripyat . The testing process includes four stages, those utilizing various weather and time of the day settings (day, night, rain, bright sun). In order to test your system thoroughly the benchmark is provided with a number of presets and options including different versions of DirectX (9.0, 10.0, 11), screen resolutions, antialiasing etc, all at your disposal. You can download the benchmark either here or here.

[22.11.2009]Real Temp 3.46 is available for download!

FRAPS 3.0.3 has been released! This update fixes a few bugs.

D3DGear 3.55 is available for download! This is a bugfix release.

Fresh Diagnose 8.27 has been released! It includes an updated optical drives database.

[21.11.2009]Monitor Asset Manager 2.42.0.820 has been released!

SetFSB 2.2.134.98 is available for download! This release adds support for Microsoft Windows 7 and ICS9LPR362AGLF (ASUS N81VP) clock generator.

MemSet 4.1 has been released! Changes include: support for Intel Core i3 & i5 (Clarkdale) CPUs, improved support for Intel Core i7, bugfixes.

[20.11.2009]CrystalDiskInfo 3.2.0 Beta 1 is available for download!

GPU-Z 0.3.7 has been released! Here's what's new: Infotips for sensors, full support for ATI HD 5970 (Hemlock) and NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 (GT215), checkboxes to show availability of CUDA, PhysX, OpenCL and DirectX Compute, voltage monitoring support for HD 5770, support for NVIDIA 9300 SE, NVS450, GT 240, GTS 250M, G102M, support for Intel G41, bugfixes, etc.

[19.11.2009]DVDInfoPro has been updated to version 6.128! It fixes a few bugs.

Alchemy Eye 10.4.1 has been released! Here's what's new: ability to react to the server failures by executing SQL queries against PostgreSQL servers, bugfixes.

FRAPS 3.0.2 has been released! This update fixes a few bugs.

[18.11.2009]ATI Tray Tools 1.6.9.1435 is available for download!

OpenGL Extension Viewer 3.15 has been released!

EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.30.1946 Beta is available for download! Changes include: detection of ATI Catalyst 9.11 driver, disabled USB-IDE bridges support on RIM BlackBerry, Nokia and Sony Ericsson phones, fixed motherboard specific sensor info for Jetway NC94.
PassMark WirelessMon 3.1 has been updated with build 1003! It fixes a few bugs.

[17.11.2009]Phoronix Media has released Phoronix Test Suite 2.2.0! It includes a wealth of new features and improvements, new tests and numerous bugfixes (see the developer's website). Phoronix Test Suite is the most comprehensive testing and benchmarking platform available for the Linux operating system. This software is designed to effectively carry out both qualitative and quantitative benchmarks in a clean, reproducible, and easy-to-use manner. This software is open-source and licensed under the GNU GPLv3. The Phoronix Test Suite consists of a lightweight processing core (pts-core) with each benchmark consisting of an XML-based profile with related resource scripts. Main features include:
  • 120+ Test Profiles
  • Integrated Results Viewer
  • Autonomous Batch Mode Supported
  • PNG, JPG, Adobe SWF, SVG Graph Rendering Support
  • Global Database For Result Uploads, Benchmark Comparisons
  • Installed Software, Hardware Detection
  • System Monitoring Support
  • GTK2 Graphical User Interface + Command-Line Interface
  • Runs On Linux, OpenSolaris, Mac OS X & FreeBSD Operating Systems
And more!
Samsung ESwin 0.6g is available for download!

[16.11.2009]GIGABYTE EasyTune 6 B09.1104.1 is available for download!

EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.30.1944 Beta is available for download! It includes negative temperature support for Gigabyte EP45-Extreme, EP45T-Extreme, Gigabyte EX38, EX48, EX58, X38, X48 Series, Gigabyte P55, P55A and P55M Series.
Real Temp 3.42 is available for download! This is a bugfix release.

CrystalDiskMark 3.0 Beta 1 is available for download!

[15.11.2009]EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.30.1943 Beta is available for download! Changes include: GPU information for new nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 (NV18), GeForce GT 230 (GT215) and GeForce GT 230M (GT216M), GPU information for nVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M (GT215M), GeForce GTS 260M (GT215M) and Quadro FX 380 LP (GT218GL), Intel Processor Number detection for Mobile Core i5 520UM, SPD memory information for Jetway NC63 motherboard, MSI MegaBook GX633 notebook, MSI MS-7621 motherboard, HD Audio codec information for nVIDIA GT215, sensor support for Dell SMI of Studio XPS 1645, Vostro 1014, motherboard specific sensor info for Gigabyte P55-UD3L-TPM, Gigabyte P55A Series, bugfixes.
HWM BlackBox 2.0 has been released! Here's what's new: improved Graphics tab, support for NVIDIA nForce 980a and Intel P55 chipsets, support for Intel Pentium DC E6300 (2.8GHz), Intel Core i5, Core i3 and Intel Atom Z530 processors, improved support for Intel Core 2 Solo processors, support for AMD Athlon Neo, AMD Phenom II, Phenom X2 "Callisto" and Athlon X2 "Regor" processors, updated device database, minor improvements, bugfixes, etc.

[14.11.2009]SIV 4.03 has been released! New features include: support for the Intel Q57 PCI Express chipset and the Celeron Dual-Core T3000 (Penryn) Series of Processors, dynamic update of the QPI/HT Link speed, [WLAN Profiles] panel to display and optionally delete Native Wi-Fi WLAN Profiles, minor improvements and bugfixes.

HDD Temperature 4.0.22 is available for download!

Belarc Advisor 8.1.5.0 has been released!

CrystalDiskInfo has been updated to version 3.1.2!

[13.11.2009]Real Temp 3.40 has been released! New features include: Intel Core i7/i5/Xeon Socket 1156 support, new information window for NVIDIA GPUs with improved SLI support, ability to toggle C1E state and view the SpeedStep (EIST) state, improved dual and multi-monitor support, RealTemp GT (a 6 core version of RealTemp for Gulftown CPUs), i7 Turbo (a high precision multiplier monitoring tool for all Intel Core CPUs), LoadTester (a variable load, single core testing program), minor improvements and bugfixes.

[12.11.2009]MSI Afterburner 1.4.0 has been released! New features include: initial AMD RADEON HD 5970 series graphics cards support, voltage control for cost down reference design AMD RADEON HD 4870 series graphics cards with L6788A voltage regulators, voltage control for custom design MSI R4770 Cyclone graphics cards series with uP6204 voltage regulators, configuration file switch allowing power users to unlock unofficial overclocking codepath in AMD display drivers (similar to AMDGPUClockTool, ATITool and RivaTuner overclocking implementation on AMD graphics cards), Catalyst driver family version detection for AMD graphics cards, configuration file switches allowing power users to tweak Afterburner startup process and define startup delay or force the startup to be handled by Windows Vista / Windows 7 Task Scheduler to bypass UAC evaluation window, a lot of minor improvements and bugfixes.

[11.11.2009]Thaiphoon Burner 6.5.0.0 build 1111 Final has been released! This version includes SPD Browser 3.0, which is now capable of downloading SPD firmware from the web server of Micron Technology Inc. SPD Browser 3.0 can download and save Micron SPD firmware to the Thaiphoon Burner compatible file format, load it into Hex Editor and preview full featured reports before downloading.

NetWorx 5.0.6 is available for download! Changes include: resizeable Traceroute window, last 24-hour quota and usage display, minor improvements and bugfixes.

Hard Drive Inspector 3.32 build 259 is available for download! It adds support for Freecom Hard Drive XS and Toshiba PX1396E-3T01 external drives.

MVSoft PC Information 2.3 has been released! Here's what's new: support for Windows 7, improved CPU and OS information, minor improvements, bugfixes, etc.

[10.11.2009]MaxxMEM² - Preview 1.50 is available for download! This version improves system information module.
NEW: NetWorx is a powerful multilingual tool that helps you objectively evaluate your bandwidth situation!

PassMark PerformanceTest 7.0 build 1011 is available for download! This release fixes a blue screen crash that affected certain CPU models.

PassMark BurnInTest 6.0 build 1016 has been released! It includes a number of minor improvements and bugfixes.

[09.11.2009]FRAPS 3.0.1 has been released! This update fixes video capture frame rate defaulting to 30 fps when Fraps loads and adds "minimize to systray" option for Win7 users.

[08.11.2009]NGOHQ.com has published a small tool named DirectCompute Benchmark! This tool allows you to benchmark DirectX 11 latest general-purpose computing feature by calculating tons of FFT-like data and some memory transfers. DirectCompute is an application programming interface (API) that takes advantage of the massively parallel processing power of a modern graphics processing unit (GPU) to accelerate PC application performance. Learn more and download.

[07.11.2009]Fresh Diagnose 8.26 has been released! It adds support for Windows 7.

CrystalDiskInfo has been updated to version 3.1.1!

HMonitor 4.4.3.5 has been released! Here's what's new: SMSC SCH5514, SCH5617 sensor chips support, fan speed monitoring for IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad T40/T41/T42/T43/T60, minor improvements and bugfixes.

[06.11.2009]Real Temp 3.39.2 beta is available for download!
FRAPS 3.0.0 has been released! Here's what's new: DirectX 11 support, Windows 7 support, stereoscopic 3D Vision video capture up to 1920x1200 for D3D9 games, ability to mix both game sound and external input such as microphone (Vista/Win7 only), etc.

CST (CPU Stress Test) 0.16b is available for download!

[05.11.2009]AMD Overdrive 3.1.0 has been released! New features include: support for AMD Phenom II X4 965BE CPU, support for ATI DX11 "Evergreen" graphic cards, support for additional super IO chip IT8712, support for AMD S1g4 and ASB2 socket type CPUs, enhanced fan speed control and hardware monitoring features, enhanced AMD Smart Profiles feature, minor improvements and bugfixes.

HDD Observer 3.6 has been released!

CPU-Tweaker 1.3 beta 4 is available for download!

ASUS has released PC Probe II 1.04.81!

[04.11.2009]CPU Speed Professional 3.0.3.3 is available for download!

EVEREST Ultimate Edition 5.30.1932 Beta is available for download! Changes include: GPU information for new nVIDIA GeForce GT 230 (G94), sensor support for Dell SMI of Studio 1557, extended sensor support for Sony VAIO, motherboard specific sensor info for Jetway HI05 and MSI MS-7501, bugfixes.
HWMonitor 1.15 has been released! Here's what's new: support for Asus ROG (Republic of Gamers) mainboards series, improved battery monitoring, support for Fintek F71808E, F71869 and Nuvoton W83795G sensor chips.

Opti Drive Control 1.44 is available for download!

Process Monitor 2.8 has been released!

[03.11.2009]D3DGear 3.53 is available for download! It fixes a few bugs and adds support for DirectX 11.

[02.11.2009]SensorsView Pro 3.2 has been updated with build 17020!

ATI Tray Tools 1.6.9.1433 is available for download!

MSI has released Dual Core Center 2.0.6.5!

PC Wizard 2009 1.911 has been released! New features include: support for Analog Devices AD1984A and Realtek ALC268 audio codecs, preliminary support for ATI HD5900 video card, AMD SB600/700/750 hardware monitoring support, bugfixes, etc.

[01.11.2009]CrystalDiskInfo has been updated to version 3.1.0! Here's what's new: improved Intel's SSD support, "Queue Depth" report, "Remaining Life" support on Graph, updated language files, bugfixes.

PowerStrip 3.87 has been released! It inlcudes some minor improvements.