Memtest86 is considered by the majority of the hardware testing community the number one application when it comes to defective RAM sticks. The answer to the question regarding the working state of the installed memory modules comes fast with Memtest86 and that is what matters the most besides the certainty of the verdict.
Computer performance is very important for every user, especially those who are working with applications that require important system resources to work properly. In order to enhance it, you can use an overclocking utility, such as OCCT (OverClock Checking Tool). OCCT Portable is the most popular CPU/GPU/Power Supply testing tool available. OCCT is great at generating heavy loads on your components, and aims at detecting hardware errors or overclocking issues faster than anything else.
Smarter Battery is a battery monitoring utility for portable computers, intended to provide you with all the battery data, to help prolong its life and save its energy. It shows you the evolution of the battery's capacity during the charge / discharge cycles and computes a few important battery parameters, such as the wear level and discharge cycles count. This program continuously reads the battery data, making a prediction for the time remaining; it also features two alarms, for low / critical battery capacity.
CPU-Z is a utility that will provide you with the most detailed information about the processor, memory, cache and motherboard installed in the system. GPU-Z is a handy program with which you get the most of all kinds of information about the video card and its graphics processor. PCI-Z- the utility is designed to detect unknown devices that are connected via the PCI, PCI-E or PCI-X bus. SSD-Z is a utility for solid state drive owners that can easily find out the firmware version of your SSD, SMART, TRIM, etc.
Fast, easy to use, PC speed testing and benchmarking. PassMark PerformanceTest allows you to objectively benchmark a PC using a variety of different speed tests and compare the results to other computers. Find out if your PC is performing at its best. Compare the performance of your machine to similar machines. Measure the effect of configuration changes and upgrades. Avoid paying big bucks for poor performance. Make objective independent measurements on which to base your purchasing decision.
PassMark DiskCheckup Portable allows the user to monitor the SMART attributes of a particular hard disk drive. SMART (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a feature on a computer's hard disk for providing various monitoring indicators of disk reliability. If SMART is enabled on a hard disk, the system administrator can receive analytical information from the hard drive to determine a possible future failure of the hard drive.