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