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New build any programs i may need?

I'm waiting for my new parts to arrive at my front door. This is my first build and was just wondering if there were any progrmas i may want to download to aid in getting things up and running. I think i should get cpu-z and gpu-z but im sure there are other ones such as prime95 and others. I will be installing windows 7 64bit.


Build Parts:

ASUS Radeon HD 4850 Matrix 625MHZ 512MB 1.986GHZ DDR3 Dual DVI-I HDTV Out HDCP Video Card

Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3P ATX AM3 DDR3 AMD770 PCI-E16 4PCI-E1 2PCI SATA GBLAN Motherboard


Amd Athlon Ii X2 250


G.SKILL F3-10666CL8D-4GBRM Ripjaws PC3-10666 4GB 2X2GB DDR3-1333 CL8-8-8-24


LG 16X DVD drive

Corsair VX450 450W ATX 12V 33A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan


Xigmatek HDT-S1283

Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB


Antec Three Hundred
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  1. Best answer
    Prime95 (test stability),
    CoreTemp or RealTemp,
    SuperPi (Benchmarking),
    Cinebench (Benchmarking),
    HDTune (Benchmarking)
    OCCT Perestroïka (stability)
    Acronis for WD http://support.wdc.com/product/downloaddetail.asp
    Free Antivirus (Free AVG or MSE)
    Memtest 86+ (just get the ultimate boot disc)
    Everest

    These are just a few I can think off the top off my head right now
  2. Also check out Hardware Monitor and 3DMark Vantage.
  3. Riva for overclocking/monitoring the 4850?
  4. thanks guys. will likely get these tonight.

    also whats a good thermal compound to get. my friend has some ocz hes not sure what its called but im assuming it freeze, but he said he would give me a tube of it so i didnt order any offline.
  5. ok thanks. i dont think cooling that cpu will be to much of an issue anyways.
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