Novabench 4.0 offers quick and dirty benchmark solution for PC and Mac
August 31, 2017 – 10:13 | No Comment
Novabench 4.0 offers quick and dirty benchmark solution for PC and Mac

Novawave Inc has released Novabench 4.0, a major new update for its Windows and Mac benchmarking tool. Version 4.0 unveils new and updated benchmarks, plus an interface redesign.
The tool opens with updated CPU tests to …

Geekbench 4.0 released, offers new GPU Compute benchmarks
August 31, 2016 – 11:39 | Comments Off on Geekbench 4.0 released, offers new GPU Compute benchmarks
Geekbench 4.0 released, offers new GPU Compute benchmarks

Primate Labs has announced the release of Geekbench 4.0 for desktop, Android and iOS. Geekbench 4 sees the benchmarking app merge its mobile and desktop datasets into a single, cross-platform workload.
Other changes see a redesigned …

MemTest86 7.0 now faster, detects more RAM errors
July 21, 2016 – 06:03 | Comments Off on MemTest86 7.0 now faster, detects more RAM errors
MemTest86 7.0 now faster, detects more RAM errors

PassMark Software has shipped MemTest86 7.0, a major update for the veteran memory diagnostic tool.
Testing now runs in Parallel CPU Mode by default, as long as it’s supported by the UEFI firmware, significantly improving performance.

Monitor your PC’s RAM use with Memory History Tool
July 10, 2016 – 04:01 | Comments Off on Monitor your PC’s RAM use with Memory History Tool
Monitor your PC’s RAM use with Memory History Tool

Just about every memory optimiser around claims that freeing up RAM will speed up your PC, but this isn’t necessarily true. It all depends on how your RAM is currently being used.
Memory History Tool logs …

Cut your browser’s RAM usage with All Browsers Memory Zip?
July 6, 2016 – 07:47 | Comments Off on Cut your browser’s RAM usage with All Browsers Memory Zip?
Cut your browser’s RAM usage with All Browsers Memory Zip?

All Browsers Memory Zip is a free memory optimizer designed to cut your browser’s RAM usage.
The program doesn’t just work with Chrome, IE or Firefox– it recognises and supports almost 40 browsers, out of the …

Reduce Memory is a tiny RAM optimizer
June 12, 2016 – 03:00 | Comments Off on Reduce Memory is a tiny RAM optimizer
Reduce Memory is a tiny RAM optimizer

Would you like a faster PC? One standard tip is to run a memory optimizer, which supposedly cleans, tunes and defragments your RAM, fixes memory leaks and more.
Most of these claims are utter garbage, but …

Investigate your PC’s RAM use with ATM
March 31, 2016 – 07:51 | Comments Off on Investigate your PC’s RAM use with ATM
Investigate your PC’s RAM use with ATM

ATM is a portable tool which gives an in-depth, low-level look at your PC’s system memory use.
Forget the usual Task Manager clones, this is more about memory standby lists, the system file cache, Superfetch performance, …

How to free up RAM from the command line
March 11, 2016 – 10:19 | Comments Off on How to free up RAM from the command line
How to free up RAM from the command line

Most memory “optimisers” are a pointless waste of time, more likely to slow you down than offer any noticeable performance benefit.
But if you think your PC is using more RAM than it should, then there …

Tabr is a RAM-saving Chrome tab manager
December 8, 2015 – 04:22 | Comments Off on Tabr is a RAM-saving Chrome tab manager
Tabr is a RAM-saving Chrome tab manager

Chrome’s a great browser, but open too many tabs and it can turn into a real resource hog, grabbing vast amounts of RAM and maybe impacting your system’s performance.
Tabr is a new Chrome tab manager …

IObit Game Assistant 3 adds game “Boost”
May 22, 2015 – 10:27 | Comments Off on IObit Game Assistant 3 adds game “Boost”
IObit Game Assistant 3 adds game “Boost”

IObit has launched IObit Game Assistant 3, a major update for its simple game launcher/ monitor/ manager.
The program automatically recognises more than 4,000 games, and its launcher can now – at last – organise them …

Mem Reduct: a memory cleaner which isn’t rubbish
April 22, 2015 – 08:59 | Comments Off on Mem Reduct: a memory cleaner which isn’t rubbish
Mem Reduct: a memory cleaner which isn’t rubbish

Let’s be frank: most memory cleaners are garbage. They’ll lure you in with bogus claims about fixing memory leaks, dazzle you with flashy interfaces and colorful graphs, yet usually make no difference at all to …