PC Applications forum

General discussion

good benchmarking utilities?

by hcstreetriding / December 12, 2006 6:09 PM PST

Hello, Im doing some over clocking and i was just wandering if i could get a few pointers on good benchmarking programs. Ive read a lot a bout 3dmark05 or 06, cant remember, for gpu testing. What are some good ones for memory and cpu tests? and also maybe something for stability tests after i reach some decent over clocks? Replies and links to download are greatly appreciated!!! thank you!!

system specs:
evga 680i mobo
Pentium D 820
2 x 1 gig sticks corsair value pc-4200
2 x BFG 7600gtoc in sli
160gb seagate sata hdd
550w nspire psu

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: good benchmarking utilities?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: good benchmarking utilities?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
couple things i thought of...
by hcstreetriding / December 12, 2006 7:11 PM PST

my OS is Win XP home. and preferably free benchmarking utilities. ive spent more money than i wanted to so trying to save pennies now. Thanks

Collapse -
(NT) this is getting no where fast
by hcstreetriding / December 15, 2006 10:09 PM PST
Collapse -
I fell asleep.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2006 10:41 PM PST

But if you look at tomshardware.com you can see what they use. Also CNET REVIEWS on laptops and you see what they use.

Bob

Collapse -
(NT) Cool! Thank you for the info!!!!
by hcstreetriding / December 16, 2006 6:37 PM PST
In reply to: I fell asleep.
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

CNET FORUMS TOP DISCUSSION

Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?