Our Download of the Day today is GPU-Z 0.5.4.
TechPowerUp released the latest version of GPU-Z, their popular graphics hardware information and monitoring utility. Version 0.5.4 packs a large number of changes, beginning with faster start-up, support for the entire line of NVIDIA GeForce 500M series GPUs, new models of Intel Sandy Bridge processor graphics, a number of AMD Radeon HD 6000M series GPUs, improved support for AMD APUs, and a number of bug fixes.
GPU-Z has overcome the slow start-up issue on AMD Radeon GPUs, it loads slightly faster on NVIDIA GPUs, too. ROP count reading on AMD Radeon HD 6790, Turks & Whistler was fixed; along with sensor count on Caicos, Whistler, Turks. OpenCL detection on some NVIDIA drivers was fixed. The ability to read UMA-shared memory on AMD APU systems was added. GPU-Z has better ability to detect and warn of spurious graphics cards with faked IDs. GPU-Z 0.5.4 is available in both its standard form and the ASUS Republic of Gamers themed variant.
The latest version includes the following changes:
Changes in Version 0.5.4
• Considerably improved startup time on ATI cards, faster on NVIDIA, too
• Improved rendering on high-DPI screens
• Fixed ROP count reading on AMD Radeon HD 6790, Turks & Whistler
• Fixed sensor count on Caicos, Whistler, Turks
• Fixed OpenCL detection on some NVIDIA drivers
• Memory size reading support for AMD Fusion GPUs
• Added die size and transistor count for GF108, GF114, Turks, Caicos
• Added detection for more Intel Sandy Bridge GPUs
• Added detection for variants of GT 220, GTS 450
• Added detection for faked cards based on GTS 250, 9600 GT, NV41M
• Added detection for GeForce GTX 560 non-Ti, GT 520, GF116 based GTS 450, GT 550M, GeForce 315, GeForce 405, Quadro 2000 & 6000
• Added detection for GeForce GTX 560M, GT 555M, GT 550M, GTX 540M, GT 525M, GT 520M, GTX 415M, GT 410M, Quadro 1000M, NVS 4200M
• Added detection for GT218 based ION 2 / 9300 GS / 8400 GS / 405 / NVS 300
• Added detection for HD 6750, HD 6770, HD 6850M, HD 6970M, HD 6670M, HD 6650M, HD 6330M, FirePro 2260
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