cpu

Wed
03
Jun
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XP to Vista 64bit: Should I upgrade?

NOTE: Be sure to grab my supplemental report '10 Key Concepts of PC Optimization' at the end of this article for more great tips like this one -- or click here to download now! Infopackets Reader 'lde4' writes: " Dear Dennis, I'm currently using ... Windows XP Home Edition SP2 (32 Bit). I ordered a new computer with Windows Vista Home Premium (64 Bit) with Service Pack 1. Question: Can I use all my old XP programs and games with my new computer using Vista 64bit? " My response: The quick and short answer: not all XP programs are compatible with Vista (32bit or 64bit, for that matter). As for ... (view more)

Mon
25
May
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'CPU Frequenz', and 'Color Console'

CPU Frequenz CPU Frequenz is used to quickly, efficiently, and accurately identify the CPU frequency on your machine. http://www.softwareok.com Color Console ColorConsole brings a little color to the black and white world of Windows (DOS) command ... line. Installation not required: this program runs from a single file. http://www.softwareok.com Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the developer and are absent from any guarantee or warranty. You are encouraged to review ... (view more)

Wed
31
Oct
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'Mz Ultimate Tweaker', and 'Mz Cpu Accelerator'

Mz Ultimate Tweaker As you might expect, Mz Ultimate is a system tweaker, equipped with the most powerful speed tweaks for Windows XP. Recommended for advanced users. http://mztweak.bravehost.com/index.html Mz Cpu Accelerator Mz CPU Accelerator is ... an application that automatically changes the priority of the foreground window, by allocating more CPU power to the currently active application (program-game). Automatically de-allocates CPU priority when a new active application is selected. It works on any version of Windows. http://mztweak.bravehost.com/index.html (view more)

Tue
03
Apr
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SpeedUpMyPC 3.0: Review

If you've been subscribed to Infopackets for any length of time, you've undoubtedly seen a program called "SpeedUpMyPC" recommended in our email newsletters. Judging by name, one might think that SpeedUpMyPC is just another run-of-the-mill system ... optimizer -- but don't click away just yet, because this may be one of the most demystifying articles you'll ever read. ;-) Allow me to elaborate. Back in 2003, I reviewed SpeedUpMyPC 1.0 when it debuted: and it impressed the pants off me -- not just because of the results, but also because it's such a unique product. But I wasn't the only one to ... (view more)

Tue
23
Jan
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'E Board', and 'Cpu Control'

E Board eBoard is an application to share your thoughts over the Internet. Using your mouse like a pen, eBoard sends drawings via LAN or Internet to showcase ideas visually. You can also send files or use an integrated chat-function; you can also ... use eBoard while you are talking on the phone and both sides can see and make changes to the project at the same time. http://www.koma-code.de Cpu Control CPU-Control handles the CPU-affinity for multicore-systems. Instead of running each process on both CPUs, you can define it as you want it. For example, if you want, you can separate firewall and ... (view more)

Wed
21
Jun
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'I Want A Firefox Extension', and 'Cpu True Speed'

I Want A Firefox Extension 200 plus extremely useful Firefox extensions that save time and effort. http://www.econsultant.com/i-want-firefox-extension/index.html Cpu True Speed CPU TrueSpeed will calculate the actual speed (frequency) of the ... microprocessor (CPU) in your computer. The speed of the CPU is rated by how many cycles it runs per second. This speed is measured in Hertz (Hz). 1 Hz is one cycle per second. A Pentium III computer, for example, with a CPU rating of 500 MHz has a speed of 500 million cycles per second. Actual CPU frequency is not the same frequency which is reported by ... (view more)

Tue
24
Jan
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Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is Microsoft's newest video game console, the successor to their original Xbox. It was released on November 22, 2005 in North America, December 2 in Europe, and December 10 in Japan. It will be released on February 2, 2006 in Mexico, ... February 24 in South Korea, and March 2, 2006 in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. The Xbox 360 will compete against the upcoming generation of consoles, including the Sony PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Revolution, and was officially unveiled on MTV on May 12, 2005, a week before the E3 trade show. Except in Japan the console is ... (view more)

Tue
04
Oct
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TaskInfo Review

Synopsis: Are you a system info junky? Need to know all your resources available and all the 'behind the scenes' happenings of your computer? Introducing: TaskInfo -- a poweful utility that goes *way* beyond the standard Windows Task Manager and ... generic System Information Tools. With TaskInfo, you can visually monitor all types of system information in real time, including: CPU usage, threads, processes, available memory, opened files, DLLs, network connections, network speeds, hung processes, and even invisible processes! TaskInfo: Screenshots Click to view: Page 1. With TaskInfo, you can ... (view more)

Fri
09
Sep
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Systweak Memory Zipper Plus Review

Synopsis: Worried that you can't leave your computer unattended because of frequent crashes and spontanous shutdowns? Introducing Memory Zipper Plus -- a comprehensive and easy-to-use memory management and optimization utility designed to smooth the ... performance of any Windows machine! Memory Zipper Plus works by recovering unused memory and lets you improve your computer speed. The built-in Data Safe Technology ensures complete reliability and safety of data; plus, it comes with a CPU Cooler program to save CPU power! Systweak Memory Zipper Plus: Screenshots Click to view: Page 1 | Page 2 | ... (view more)

Wed
20
Apr
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WinTuneup Review

Synopsis: WinTuneup provides an all-in-one approach to system cleaning and configuration with a registry cleaner, junk file wiper, memory and CPU optimizer, Internet optimizer, and much more. WinTuneup: Screenshots View Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 | ... Page 4 | Page 5 | Page 6. WinTuneup: System Information Tools Page OS Information allows you to take stock of the vital system and operating system information. Optimize computer memory allows you to make use of the available memory to its fullest thereby maximizing the performance of the PC. CPU information provides you a clear picture of CPU ... (view more)

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