News archive


November-December 2012

Happy New Year!

[31.12.2012]Dear friends! BenchmarkHQ wishes you and your families a Happy New Year! Let your homes be full of love, happiness and harmony! Have a wonderful holiday. See you in 2013!
Happy New Year!

[29.12.2012]DVDInfoPro 7.103 is available for download!

[28.12.2012]Advanced HostMonitor 9.38 has been released!

[27.12.2012]Seagate has released SeaTools for Windows 1.2.0.8!

PassMark PerformanceTest 8.0 build 1010 is available for download!

[26.12.2012]DVDInfoPro 7.102 is available for download!

[25.12.2012]Dr.Hardware 2013 Build 13.0.0d (German version) has been released! New features include: support for the latest Intel Core i3, i5, Pentium G, Core i7 (LGA 2011), Atom Z600/D2000/N2000 processors, support for AMD E2-2 APU, Firepro APU, Opteron 3200, 3300, 4300 and 6300 processors, support for Intel Q75/Q77 and QS77/NM70 chipsets, support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, interactive Green Test, minor improvements, etc.
[24.12.2012]Hard Disk Sentinel 4.10.9 beta is available for download!
[23.12.2012]AIDA64 Extreme Edition 2.70.2250 beta is available for download! Changes include: anti-virus software support for Emsisoft Anti-Malware, firewall software support for Emsisoft Online Armor, Intel Processor Number detection for Celeron 1000M, 1007U, 1020M, 1037U, GPU information for AMD Radeon HD 7650A (Onega), bugfixes, etc.
[22.12.2012]Phoronix Media has released Phoronix Test Suite 4.2.0!
[21.12.2012]CrystalDiskInfo 5.2.0 has been released! New features include: UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) support, SanDisk's SSD support, SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 (USB Memory) support.

[20.12.2012]ASTRA 6.02 is available for download! Here's what's new: reading of SPD information on Intel Lynx Point-LP chipset, detection of Intel Core i3 (Ivy Bridge), Intel Pentium (Ivy Bridge), Intel Celeron (Ivy Bridge), Intel Atom (Cloverview), AMD Opteron (Abu Dhabi), AMD Opteron (Seoul), AMD Opteron (Delhi), AMD FirePro processors, updated device database, bugfixes, etc.

ASTRA32 3.02 has been released! New features include: reading of SPD information on Intel Lynx Point-LP chipset, detection of Intel Core i3 (Ivy Bridge), Intel Pentium (Ivy Bridge), Intel Celeron (Ivy Bridge), Intel Atom (Cloverview), AMD Opteron (Abu Dhabi), AMD Opteron (Seoul), AMD Opteron (Delhi), AMD FirePro processors, improved MS Windows 8 support, updated device database, minor improvements and bugfixes.

[19.12.2012]HWiNFO32 4.10 has been released! New features include: preliminary support for Intel Valleyview, Avoton and Rangeley processors, support for nVidia GeForce GTX 675MX and GTX 680MX, support for several new Radeon 8000 series models, monitoring of current PCIe link speed for GPUs, improved hardware monitoring, updated device database, minor improvements and bugfixes.

[18.12.2012]NetWorx 5.2.7 is available for download!

PassMark BurnInTest 7.0 build 1017 is available for download!

[17.12.2012]AIDA64 Extreme Edition 2.70.2244 beta is available for download! Changes include: improved support for Intel Haswell processors, Intel Processor Number detection for Core i5-4xxx, Core i7-4xxx, preliminary sensor support for ITE IT8603E sensor chip, bugfixes, etc.
[16.12.2012]OCCT Perestroika 4.3.3 beta 1 is available for download!
[15.12.2012]SIV 4.34 has been released! New features include: Uncore speed reporting for Intel Core i7 Quad 720QM (Clarksfield) and similar CPUs, ADT7475 sensor support and enhanced ASUS P8Z77-V + SABERTOOTH 990FX reporting, Dell 7720 ACPI derived Temperature, Fan Speed reporting, [UEFI Information] panel, minor improvements, bugfixes, etc.

[14.12.2012]Smarter Battery 2.1 is available for download!

[13.12.2012]Prime95 v.27.9 build 1 has been released!

[12.12.2012]HDDLife for Notebooks 4.0.192 is available for download!

[11.12.2012]Hard Drive Inspector 4.11 has been released! This version adds support for Freecom Mobile Drive XXS external drives.

PassMark PerformanceTest 8.0 build 1009 is available for download!

AIDA64 Extreme Edition 2.70.2239 beta is available for download! Changes include: GPU information for AMD Radeon HD 7870 (Tahiti LE), Intel Processor Number detection for Core i3-3229Y, Core i5-3339Y, 3439Y, Core i7-3689Y, Pentium 2129Y and B980, motherboard specific sensor info for ASRock Z77 OC Formula, Intel D33217CK, D33217GKE and DCP847SKE, bugfixes, etc.
[10.12.2012]CrystalDiskInfo 5.1.1 has been released!

[09.12.2012]SiSoftware Sandra 2013a (2013.01.19.19) has been released! New features include: new Memory Transaction Throughput benchmark, updated CPU Cryptography and GP (GPU/APU/CPU) Cryptography benchmarks, bugfixes.

[06.12.2012]Phoronix Media has released Phoronix Test Suite 4.2 Milestone 2!
[05.12.2012]SSD life 2.3.52 is available for download!

[04.12.2012]AIDA64 Extreme Edition 2.70.2232 beta is available for download! Changes include: support for Simple Firmware Interface, improved support for Intel Cloverview SoC, chipset information for Intel Cloverview IMC, extended reference OpenCL Extensions list (for OpenCL 1.2 Spec Update), GPU information for Intel Cloverview, Penwell, preliminary sensor support for ITE IT8623E sensor chip, motherboard specific sensor info for Asus F2A85-M LE, Gigabyte Z77-HD3, Z77-HD4, Supermicro C7B75 and C7H61, bugfixes, etc.
[03.12.2012]D3DGear 4.16 build 1522 is available for download!

Advanced HostMonitor 9.34 has been released!

[02.12.2012]PassMark PerformanceTest 8.0 build 1008 is available for download!

[30.11.2012]Speccy 1.19 has been released! Changes include: Antivirus detection, detection of Virtual Machines, support for NVIDIA GeForce series 6 GPUs, detection of Apple iPad, improved Windows 8 compatibility, minor tweaks and fixes.

[29.11.2012]AIDA64 Extreme Edition 2.70.2227 beta is available for download! Changes include: Intel Processor Number detection for Core i3-2328M, Core i5-3340M, 3380M, 3437U, Core i7-3687U, Pentium G2020 and G2130, GPU information for nVIDIA GeForce GT 635M (GF108M) and GeForce GTX 680MX (GK104M), SPD memory information for Comstar MCP79, sensor support for Fintek F71811, F71812, F71877 sensor chips, motherboard specific sensor info for Asus F2A55, improved motherboard specific sensor info for ASRock boards, bugfixes, etc.
[28.11.2012]HDDLife for Notebooks 4.0.190 is available for download!

[27.11.2012]Atrise Lutcurve 1.7.0 has been released!

[26.11.2012]Hard Drive Inspector 4.1 has been released! This version adds support for LaCie Little Disk external drives.

[25.11.2012]CrystalDiskInfo 5.1.0 has been released! Here's what's new: support for Windows 8/Server 2012, improved SSD support, updated Desktop Gadget.

[24.11.2012]AIDA64 Extreme Edition 2.70.2222 beta is available for download! Changes include: Asus ATKEX sensor support, special support for Indilinx Barefoot 3 based SSDs, support for OpenGL ES 3.0, preliminary support for AMD Richland APU, motherboard specific sensor info for ASRock AD2500B-ITX, AD2700-ITX, AD2700B-ITX, Gigabyte X79S-UD5, X79S-UP5, bugfixes.
PassMark PerformanceTest 8.0 build 1007 is available for download! This is a bugfix release.

[23.11.2012]HARDiNFO 7.02 has been released!

[22.11.2012]Active@ Hard Disk Monitor 3.1.9 has been released!

[21.11.2012]NetWorx 5.2.6 is available for download!

NVIDIA Inspector 1.9.6.8 is available for download! This is a bugfix release.

HWiNFO32 4.08 has been released! New features include: support for nVidia Tesla K20c and K20m, improved CPU clock measurement on Windows 8, support for several new CPU and GPU models, enhanced sensor monitoring on ECS P67 and Z77 series, improved hardware monitoring, updated device database, minor improvements and bugfixes.

[20.11.2012]BatteryBar 3.5.5 has been released!

[19.11.2012]MSI Afterburner 2.3.0 has been released! New features include: new graphics cards support, ability to start MSI Afterburner in limited functionality mode on the systems with no supported AMD or NVIDIA graphics card, frametime graph in the hardware monitoring module, unified videomemory usage monitoring implementation for Windows 8, MSI On-Screen Display server version 4.4.0 with lots of improvements, bugfixes.

DVDInfoPro 7.101 is available for download!

[18.11.2012]Rightware has released Browsermark 2.0 a free to use benchmark that was designed from the ground up to measure and compare the performance of any browser on any internet enabled device, including: desktops, notebooks, tablets, smartphones and more.
In addition to measuring general browsing functionality tests like: page loading and page resizing, and conformance testing for HTML5 and network speed, Browsermark 2.0 also features 4 new areas of testing: WebGL, Canvas, HTML5, and CSS3/3D.

[17.11.2012]DVDInfoPro 7.006 is available for download!

Geekbench 2.4.0 is available for download! Here's what's new: improved support for Windows 8, improved support for Windows systems with more than 64 cores, improved support for systems with less than 512MB of memory, bugfixes, etc.

AIDA64 Extreme Edition 2.70.2215 beta is available for download! Changes include: extended reference OpenGL Extensions list (for ForceWare 310.54), identification of Intel Itanium 95xx (aka Poulson), Intel Processor Number detection for Core i3-3227U, Core i5-3337U and Itanium 9500 Series, motherboard specific sensor info for Gigabyte Z77X-UD4H and Pegatron Saishiat, improved Intel PCH Diode temperature measurement, bugfixes.
[16.11.2012]CrystalDiskInfo 5.1.0 RC6 is available for download!

[15.11.2012]StatWin Professional 8.7.6 has been released!

[14.11.2012]PassMark BurnInTest 7.0 build 1016 is available for download!

Find MAC Address 3.8.0 has been released!

[13.11.2012]AIDA64 Extreme Edition 2.70.2212 beta is available for download! Changes include: GPU information for nVIDIA Tesla K20c and K20m (GK110GL), motherboard specific sensor info for Asus P8H61-M LX2 R2.0, MSI MS-7721 and MS-7793.
HWMonitor 1.21 has been released! New features include: real-time power report on AMD FX (Zambezi and Vishera), complete telemetry on AMD APU (Trinity), support for Nuvoton NCT7904D chip, support for Antec CC watercoolers, minor improvements and bugfixes.

[12.11.2012]DVDInfoPro 7.004 is available for download!

D3DGear 4.15 has been updated with build 1518!

[11.11.2012]NetGong 8.0 (Build 1111) is available for download! This version includes support for Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit versions) and Windows Server 2012, and improved performance and reliability.

NetInfo 8.0 (Build 1111) has been released! It includes Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit versions) compatibility, Windows Server 2012 compatibility, and improved performance and reliability.

[10.11.2012]DU Meter 6.05 is available for download!

Belarc Advisor has been updated to version 8.3.0.0!

[09.11.2012]GPU Shark 0.6.7 has been released! This version, based on the latest ZoomGPU SDK v1.8.10 (GPU monitoring lib), adds support for GeForce GTX 650 Ti and includes offsets in GPU core and memory clocks for GeForce GTX 600 graphics cards.

[08.11.2012]HWMonitor Pro 1.15 has been released! Here's what's new: real-time power report on AMD FX (Zambezi and Vishera), complete telemetry on AMD APU (Trinity), support for Nuvoton NCT7904D chip, support for Antec CC watercoolers, minor improvements and bugfixes.

CrystalDiskInfo 5.1.0 RC5 is available for download!

[07.11.2012]Hard Drive Inspector 4.00 has been released! This version adds support for Hitachi Touro Desk 3.0, HP Desktop HD BD07 and A-DATA DashDrive external drives.

PassMark PerformanceTest 8.0 build 1006 is available for download!

[06.11.2012]AIDA64 Extreme Edition 2.70.2208 beta is available for download! Changes include: firewall software support for Avira Internet Security 2013, extended reference OpenGL Extensions list (for Intel SNB/IVB), motherboard specific sensor info for Asus P8Z77-V LX2 and Supermicro X9SRA Series, special support for Plextor M3P, M5Pro, M5S SSDs, bugfixes.
[05.11.2012]SiSoftware Sandra 2013 (2013.01.19.11) has been released! New features include: support for Windows 8 / Server 2012 operating systems and a bran new style for Windows 8, 3 new benchmarks - GP (GPU/APU/CPU) Cache/Memory Latency benchmark, GP (GPU/APU/CPU) Cache Bandwidth benchmark and Memory Latency benchmark: code/instruction caches latencies, new driver/firmware notification, minor improvements.

NVIDIA Inspector 1.9.6.7 is available for download! Here's what's new: improved max boost detection for Kepler cards, new comman line parameters, minor changes.

[04.11.2012]CrystalDiskInfo 5.1.0 RC4a is available for download!

PassMark PerformanceTest 8.0 build 1005 is available for download!

[02.11.2012]MSI Afterburner 2.2.5 has been released! This version adds support for the latest graphics cards.

PassMark RAMMon 1.0 build 1007 is available for download!

[01.11.2012]Advanced HostMonitor 9.32 has been released!

AIDA64 Extreme Edition 2.70.2203 beta is available for download! Changes include: anti-virus software support for Kaspersky 2013, Kaspersky Endpoint Security v8, firewall software support for Kaspersky Endpoint Security v8, Kaspersky Internet Security 2013, identification of Microsoft Office 2013 RTM, software license support for Microsoft Office 2013, preliminary support for Intel Cloverview SoC, Intel Processor Number detection for Atom Z2760, GPU information for AMD Radeon HD 7470 (Caicos), sensor support for Dell SMI of Vostro 2520, motherboard specific sensor info for Asus M5A78L-M LX Plus, M5A78L-M LX V2, M5A78L-M LX3 and Gigabyte P61A-D3.