Our Download of the Day is TechPowerUp's GPU-Z v0.5.9.
TechPowerUp today released the latest version of GPU-Z, the popular graphics subsystem information and diagnostic utility. GPU-Z briefs you on the graphics hardware installed in the system, and lets you monitor clock speeds, voltages, temperatures, fan-speeds, and other information in real-time. The new version adds full-support for AMD's Radeon HD 7700 series "Cape Verde" GPUs (HD 7770 and HD 7750) that are bound for launch a little later this month. The new version also has an updated ASIC Quality calculation formula that makes reading on NVIDIA GPUs more reliable.
Other important updates include voltage monitoring support for Radeon HD 7970 and HD 7950; support for some rare GeForce GT 520 variants that are based on GF108, GeForce GTX 555 (OEM), GeForce 305M, and GeForce 610M; and more reliable memory size reading for AMD Radeon graphics cards with large memory sizes. Sensors now refresh in the background by default (and not just when the Sensors tab is in the foreground). The board ID is now displayed along with the BIOS version string.
The complete change-log detailing even more updates follows.
Added support for AMD Radeon HD 7750 and HD 7770
Added voltage monitoring for HD 7950 and HD 7970
Fixed memory size readings for ATI cards with large VRAM
Improved formula for NVIDIA ASIC Quality reading
Added explanation text to ASIC quality window
Fixed bug that caused updater to show up even though no update available, lagging GPU-Z.
When multi-GPU setup detected, PCIe load test will recommend full screen
Added board ID to BIOS version readout
Added option to show sensor reading in GPU-Z title (click the arrow next to the sensor name)
Refresh sensors in background now defaults to enabled
Fixed release date for HD 7950
Added PCI vendor Packard Bell
Fix for ATI hardware access breaking on Catalyst 12.1
Added fan RPM monitoring support on some ATI cards
Added GF108 based GT 520, GTX 555 (non-mobile), GeForce 305M, 610M
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