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Download of the Day: GPU-Z 0.3.7

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By: Steve Dougherty | Software News | Posted: Nov 20, 2009 7:09 am

Our Download of the Day today is GPU-Z 0.3.7.


TechPowerUp released the newest version of GPU-Z, our graphics subsystem information and monitoring utility. Version 0.3.7 brings with it some significant feature-set updates that enhance usability, and add the the vast amount of information this tiny utility can display. To begin with, GPU-Z now shows the GPU Computing features your graphics cards support, including whether they support technologies such as DirectCompute, OpenCL, CUDA, and PhysX acceleration. Building on the infotips feature the previous version came with, the Sensors tab now includes handy infotips too. For NVIDIA users, GPU-Z is able to display the exact amount of video memory in use by making use of a new driver-level feature by the company.


GPU-Z also includes full-support for ATI Radeon HD 5970, NVIDIA GeForce GT 240, and improved support for Intel G41. Detection features have also been added that help determine counterfeit graphics cards that use some old GPUs relabeled as new current-gen GPUs. Several other stability issues have been addressed. GPU-Z is backed by our extensive video-card BIOS database, and overclocking validation system.




The latest version includes the following changes:


Changes in Version 0.3.7


• Added Infotips for sensors
• Fixed crash when ATI ULPS CrossFire enabled
• Added full support for ATI HD 5970 (Hemlock)
• Added full support for NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 (GT215)
• Added "ULPS active" note to CrossFire status when ULPS active
• Fixed overclocks via CCC not showing correctly
• Added checkboxes to show availability of CUDA, PhysX, OpenCL and DirectX Compute
• Improved memory type detection for GT 216, GT 218
• Added voltage monitoring support for HD 5770
• Disconnected fan now shows correctly in sensors (when detectable via hardware)
• Improved accuracy of ATI GPU load monitoring
• Added detection for ATI RV380/RV530 cards relabeled to NVIDIA 9400/9500/9600 GT
• Added support for NVIDIA 9300 SE, NVS450, GT 240, GTS 250M, G102M
• Added support for Intel G41



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