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For example, memtest 86+, linX, prime95, etc. What programs should one usually have a copy of?
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Programs to open your beer
and makes drinks for you thats one to always have on hand
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HCI Memtest is a must! You can boot into windows and test memory as well. In some cases it will catch errors faster than LinX and Prime95 without generating so much stress on your CPU.

http://hcidesign.com/memtest/download.html
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MSI afterburner, CPU-Z, GPU-Z, C-Cleaner, OCCT, Prime95, Furmark to name a few
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post #6 of 11
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
HW-monitor


CPU: Prime95, IntelBurnTest
GPU: OCCT, Furmark
Memory: Memtest


misc: Clonezilla, Daemontools, VLC, OpenOffice, Azerus, etc
post #7 of 11
OCCT, Prime95 is all I use to overclock CPU/Mobo/RAM. I never have had any use for Memtest other than verifying a stick of RAM is defective.

MSI Afterburner for NVidia cards, Furmark to test.

Everest 4.5, CPUz, GPUz for monitoring/info.

3dmark06, Vantage, 11 for reference comparisions.

7zip x64, Casper 4.0, Virtual Clone Drive, Macrium Reflect, WinDirStat I gotta have.

VSO Image Resizer x64, Windows Live Photo Gallery, Steam Mover (SSD systems), CopytoDVD, DVDFab HD Decrypter, DVD Shrink I use alot.
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post #8 of 11
any linux distro livecd
and F@H to sneak on to your pc jk
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post #9 of 11
What? No love for a strong Anti-virus suite? Must have.

Also, Norton ghost is invaluable.
post #10 of 11
CPU-Z, GPU-Z, CoreTemp/RealTemp, Orthos and SuperPi.

There's other things I install, but these are the self-executable folders I keep on my flash drive most of the time to save downloading and installing alternatives.
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