AppTimer accurately measures application launch times
August 4, 2011 – 05:56 | Comments Off on AppTimer accurately measures application launch times
AppTimer accurately measures application launch times

Optimising your PC’s performance can be a tricky and complex business, but the best place to start is by benchmarking its current speed, ideally with real-life tests such as the time it takes to launch …

How fast is your PC? Auslogics BenchTown provides an easy way to find out
July 26, 2011 – 05:26 | Comments Off on How fast is your PC? Auslogics BenchTown provides an easy way to find out
How fast is your PC? Auslogics BenchTown provides an easy way to find out

Australian software company Auslogics has revealed a new free benchmarking tool, BenchTown, and an online community site, BenchTown.com, where you can compare your PC’s performance with others.
The benchmarking options are fairly standard, with your CPU, …

Softwarecrew Browser Speed Tests 2011 – we reveal the fastest web browser
July 22, 2011 – 12:45 | 4 Comments
Softwarecrew Browser Speed Tests 2011 – we reveal the fastest web browser

The browser wars are back, not least due to hectic and ever shorter release schedules – just about every other week there seems to be some new build promising that it’s the faster way to …

TRIM Support Enabler 1.2 adds support for non-Apple SSDs in OS X 10.6.8
June 28, 2011 – 11:53 | Comments Off on TRIM Support Enabler 1.2 adds support for non-Apple SSDs in OS X 10.6.8
TRIM Support Enabler 1.2 adds support for non-Apple SSDs in OS X 10.6.8

TRIM Support Enabler, a tool for enabling TRIM support on non-Apple manufactured Solid State Drives, has been updated to version 1.2. The change is a minor one, designed to make the tool more compatible with …

Rank your computer’s performance against thousands of others with Geekbench
February 16, 2011 – 08:20 | Comments Off on Rank your computer’s performance against thousands of others with Geekbench
Rank your computer’s performance against thousands of others with Geekbench

Does your computer feel tired, slow, a poor performer? Or have you tweaked, tuned and optimised your system so much that you’re sure it’s delivering the best possible speeds?
Whatever you think of your PC’s performance, …