Items tagged with Sandra

Last month, SiSoftware released the 2012 edition of Sandra, the popular system analysis and benchmarking program. We recently sat down with Adrian Silasi, the creator and chief developer of Sandra, to discuss how he got started, how Sandra distinguishes itself in a crowded marketplace, and whether we'll see the utility popping up on other devices in the future... An Interview with SiSoft Sandra Developer, Adrian Silasi... Read more...
Last month, SiSoftware released the 2012 edition of Sandra, the popular system analysis and benchmarking program. We recently sat down with Adrian Silasi, the creator and chief developer of Sandra, to discuss how he got started, how Sandra distinguishes itself in a crowded marketplace, and whether we'll see the utility popping up on other devices in the future. Before we hit the interview, a bit of introduction is in order. Sandra was one of the first popular benchmark suites, but it's evolved considerably over the past 14 years. While we tend to use it for straightforward CPU and memory tests,... Read more...
Here at the HotHardware labs, we like to make use of SiSoftware's Sandra benchmarks for quick and dirty measurements on relative performance of a product versus another in its class.  While the benchmark suite is virtually all synthetic testing, we've found that results and measurements generally scale pretty well with real-world performance in many cases.  Regardless, this release nearly sneaked past us yesterday but it appears SiSoftware has launched Sandra 2009 and this time, they've stepped up to 3D graphics and GPGPU benchmarking as well.... Read more...
NGOHQ has the latest addition of SiSoftware's Sandra in for review. Sandra 2007 comes with a new design, as well as some new benchmarks and features. "In case you have never heard of SiSoftware`s Sandra, it stands for `The System ANalyzer, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant`. It was one of the first companies to incorporate all-in-one software that not only tells you what hardware you have in your computer, but also allows you to benchmark said hardware and compare it to other systems. That is not all however, since their first release... Read more...
Anyone else buy HL2 and then become a tad angry when they found out the only multiplayer aspects of it are graphical updates of games you've already played hundreds of times before? Well apparently there is some type of multiplayer for HL2! Check this out! It's still in it's infancy, but at least we know it can be done. With some excellent user created maps, and some fine tuning, this could turn out to be one hell of a multiplayer game! ViewSonic ViewMate KP102 Keyboard & MC201 Optical Mouse Review @ Mikhailtech "On the left side are more useful buttons. Up top are the Forward and Back... Read more...