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SIV v5.34 Updated

billon on 14 Oct 2018
  • 19MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Oct 2018
  • Suggested by Kimero

SIV (System Information Viewer) displays lots of core operating system, network and hardware-related information including CPU, PCI, PCMCIA, USB, sensors etc. The program varies from other system monitors in its "dashboard"-style view: a thin bar of key system information that can be expanded upon.

A 64-bit version is available (within the folder).

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? No. Writes some non user-configurable values to the registry.
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch SIV32X.exe or SIV64X.exe for a 64-bit OS

Optionally, to enable stealth mode, launch SIV32X.exe -NOSIVREG or SIV64X.exe -NOSIVREG for 64-bit
Similar/alternative apps: HWiNFO32, SystemSpec
What's new? See:
http://rh-software.com/index_arc.html
Latest comments
Wolfghost on 2013-11-08 08:55

From v4.38
Added support for [SIVDEF.ini] which can be used to provide defaults for configuration parameters that are not already present in the registry. By default SIV will save these defaults to the registry unless -NOSIVREG is selected. Note that when SIV is run from a DVD/CD or Removable Drive (USB Flash Drive) -NOSIVREG is the default.

webfork on 2014-01-05 21:20

Thanks Wolfghost and red-ray: added the nosivreg bit to the entry.

smaragdus on 2015-09-14 20:04

The latest and older versions of SIV can be downloaded directly from its History page- http://rh-software.com/index_arc.html

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GPU-Z v2.13.0 Updated

billon on 15 Oct 2018
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Oct 2018
  • Suggested by JohnW

GPU-Z is a lightweight system utility designed to provide vital information about your video card and graphics processor. It supports AMD, ATI, Intel and NVIDIA graphics devices.

Alternatively, GPU-Z Portable has portable settings and is stealth.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Windows registry.
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download GPU-Z.x.xx.x.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
What's new?
  • Added:
    • Detection for fake graphics cards using old relabeled NVIDIA GPUs (G84, G86, G92, G94, G96, GT215, GT216, GT218, GF108, GF106, GF114, GF116, GF119, GK106);
    • BIOS saving capability for NVIDIA Turing;
    • Monitoring for multiple fans on Turing;
    • Fan speed % monitoring on Turing;
    • HDMI and DisplayPort info to Advanced -> NVIDIA.
  • Power draw on NVIDIA cards is now reported in both TDP % and Watt.
  • Minimize on close will now trigger on "Close" button click, Escape key, ALT+F4. Use the tray icon menu to exit GPU-Z when "minimize on close" is enabled.
  • Screenshot button tooltip will no longer be visible in screenshots.
  • Fixed:
    • System hang caused by Valve anti-cheat;
    • Memory bandwidth on Turing with GDDR6;
    • Tooltip for system memory usage sensor;
    • Broken Radeon RX 400 GPU usage monitoring on newer drivers;
    • Missing fan speed sensors for pre-Turing cards using GeForce driver 400 and newer;
    • Some rare crashes during GPU-Z startup.
Latest comments
abc on 2012-07-21 18:57

It's not mentioned but it requires admin rights to install a driver. Does it remove the driver on system reboot? I don't know, I couldn't find out very much information besides "there's no installation required". The developer proclaims "It's so simple to use, you don't need documentation." LOL. So much for that.

Last but not least GPU-Z and CPU-Z just share similar names, they are developed independently afaik.

veyselcelik on 2013-09-13 21:53

It's not stealth. Where the files or regs stored?

I am Baas on 2013-09-14 01:28

@veyselcelik

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\TechPowerUP\Gpu-z

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MonitorInfoView v1.21 Updated

billon on 7 Oct 2018

MonitorInfoView is a small utility that displays essential information about your monitor, including week/year of manufacture, manufacturer, model, supported display modes etc. This information is extracted from the EDID ("Extended Display Identification Data") records stored on your computer. You can also view the monitor information of multiple computers on your network if you login to these computers with administrator rights.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch MonitorInfoView.exe.
What's new?
  • The 'Active' status is now taken from the Registry (Control Subkey) when connecting a remote computer (In previous versions the 'Active' status was always 'Yes' when connecting a remote computer).
Latest comments
rodger123 on 2012-09-24 03:25

Works as advertised-good to use if you forget your monitor serial number,previous versions would not tell correct supported resolutions,this works fine.

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ExperienceIndexOK v1.61 Updated

billon on 28 Sep 2018
  • 107KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 Sep 2018
  • Suggested by Checker

ExperienceIndexOK is a small program to read and show your Windows Experience Index or to start a new calculation of the performance index. This index "measures the capability of your computer's hardware and software configuration" (source).

The program is primarily written for Windows 8.1 and 10 because the performance index is still calculated but no longer displayed in the System.

Experience Index is visually inspired by the representation on Windows 7.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ExperienceIndexOK_p.exe.
What's new?
  • Test under the new preview build of Windows 10 October Update 2018.
  • Update of language files.

SimpleWMIView v1.33 Updated

billon on 22 Sep 2018
  • 131KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 Sep 2018
  • Suggested by Checker

SimpleWMIView is a tool for developers, testers, and system diagnosis, displaying the result of WMI queries in a simple table. The program allows for easy export to text/csv/html/xml file, or to copy the selected items to the clipboard and then paste them to a spreadsheet application (like Excel).

With SimpleWMIView you can get extensive information about your system, like a list of running processes, services, drivers, user accounts, hardware and so on.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SimpleWMIView.exe.
What's new?
  • You can now send the data to stdout by specifying empty string as filename, for example:
    SimpleWMIView.exe /scomma "" | more.