For many PC gaming enthusiasts, getting the most out of their machines involves overclocking certain parts for additional performance at the cost of additional heat and electricity generation, such as CPUs and graphics cards. Software like MSI Afterburner makes this possible, with users recommended to take caution and ensure their hardware can handle the additional workload.
Tool to manage video cards. Shows video card stats (temp, GPU usage, etc.). Allows overclocking, controlling of fans, etc.
Prime95 is a program that searches for new Mersenne prime numbers. It is commonly used as a stability test for overclocked computers.
RivaTuner is a complete powerful tweaking environment, providing you everything you may need to tune NVIDIA GPU based display adapters.
CAM monitors and records all essential PC stats including CPU / GPU temperatures, load usage over time, network speeds, storage space, FPS and much more.
Nvidia Inspector is a small and handy tool that displays hardware information for Nvidia-based graphic cards. Main features also include: hardware monitoring, Core/Shader/Memory clock tuning, Fan Speed adjustment, etc.
ASUS GPU Tweak fully implements TechPowerUp’s GPU-Z analysis and monitoring features. Sliders and hotkeys let the user adjust core and memory clocks, core voltage and fan speed.
GWE is a GTK system utility designed to provide information, control the fans and overclock your NVIDIA video card and graphics processor.
Custom Resolution Utility (CRU) allows custom resolutions to be defined for both AMD/ATI and NVIDIA GPUs by creating EDID overrides directly in the registry without dealing with .inf files.
A GPU overclocking tool. Low level driver access, core and memory frequency overclocking, monitor and more, SAPPHIRE TriXX is a great alternative to comparable overclocking utilities. Worth a download for novice or enthusiast overclockers.
The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.8 (beta4), was released in January 2009 and it does not handle modern GPUs
NVClock is a small utility that allows users to overclock NVIDIA based video cards running on the Linux platform.
No-frills CPU Control is a tool you can use on your rooted device to quickly set the CPU frequencies and governor to use.
Used to alter clock speed on NVIDIA graphics cards.
EXPERTool™ tuning utility for customized performance enhancements and efficient desktop management.EXPERTool™- Gainward’s award winning
Count it is the Frames per second app for Mac. It will let you benchmark games and app on your Mac.
The individual test methods employed by HeavyLoad can be customized to fit your needs. Can stress test CPU, hard disk, memory and GPU.
NVTray provides some extra quality tweaks that both the default NVIDIA tray icon and control panel are lacking.
eeectl is a tiny yet powerful program for Asus EEE PC 700 series, it runs on Windows® and allows you to control & overclock your EEE PC on the fly.
BFGMiner is a modular ASIC/FPGA miner written in C, featuring dynamic clocking, monitoring, and remote interface capabilities.