Diagnostic tools for a new system Tags: Homebuilt Hardware RAM Hard Drives Systems Last response: March 7, 2008 11:53 AM in Systems Share lschmidt March 7, 2008 3:54:04 AM Can somebody please provide me with some links for utilities to test my hardware like ram and hdd, to make sure it's all well and good? Thanks More about : diagnostic tools system beurling March 7, 2008 4:34:42 AM Orthos will stress memory and your CPU. Type orthos into google you'll find it. Not sure there's anything to test a hard drive.. if it runs windows then it works, right? rockbyter March 7, 2008 5:53:10 AM just for a quick and dirty way to check if things are working and for synthetic benchmarks to compare to use sisoft sandra - free, google it. ram, hdd, network, drives, cpu, etc Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer akhilles March 7, 2008 11:53:37 AM sandra is decent. memtest is a must-have. super pi mod to brag about 1mb calculation speed. orthos x2 for stress testing. 3dmark in a loop. Go to your harddisk manufacturer site & get their free software to do a sector-by-sector test. Should've been done before installing os. To test both read & write. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSlower performance on better comp... need diagnostic tools ... ForumNot sure why, but I lost all my diagnostic tools & and my cd-rom isn't being ForumDiagnostic and repair programs/ tools ForumWhat monitoring\ diagnostic tools ForumBootable Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool found ForumAthon XP Diagnostic Tool ? ForumHDD diagnostic & safety tool - suggestions required ForumDiagnostic tool question ForumFailing HD, checkdisk and diagnostic tools ForumDirectx Diagnostic tool locks my machine? ForumBurn-In / Diagnostic Tool for Win98 ForumCreating a Dell diagnostic partition on a bare hard drive ForumRun which diagnostic program on newly built system ? Forumneed help with diagnostic tools . ForumDiagnostic advice please ForumPower Supply good for cheap price ForumThe hardware (for new system) is installed, now what? ForumSystem build - what could stand to be upgraded? ForumMy first system build (Gaming, file server, HDCP) ForumIt took all day. Can someone QA this system for me? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !