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People use computers for various needs, including work, entertainment and information seeking. However, a majority of PC users do not bother much about intricate details of their PC’s hardware parts. A section of users are particular about this and they go to any lengths to learn about detail of each hardware components and like to benchmarks them as well. For such advanced users, PC diagnostic and benchmarking utilities are extremely useful. If you want a utility that offers great insight into PC hardware details and offers a number of benchmarks, look no further than SiSoftware Sandra Lite. The Lite version is meant for home users.

You can use Sandra Lite for free. It can be installed on PCs with Windows Vista and subsequent versions. It cannot be installed on network computers. There are some paid versions too. The installation does require some configuration but it is not tedious as such. It is a multilingual app.

When it comes to the UI, Sandra Lite takes a logical approach. The UI is attractive and clean. Main options are listed as tabs horizontally on top part of the UI. They include benchmark, Software and Hardware etc. Under each tab, you get access to various features and options.

Sandra Lite lets you run various types of PC benchmarks to assess capability of specific hardware components. For example, you can run Processor Arithmetic benchmark and Java Multimedia benchmarks. You can also test memory bandwidth and various network related benchmarks. Some benchmarks tax the PC resources and take longer to complete compared to others. The Burn-in test module is aimed at advanced users who want to see how much stress their PC hardware can cope up with. It also comes with customization options.

SiSoftware Sandra Lite lets you run tests on networked PCs through its remote analysis feature. Apart from running various benchmarks, the app can offer users in-depth information on both hardware and software. There is a detailed and useful FAQ section in the company website which beginners can utilize.

Positive Points:
•    Freeware, multilingual app.
•    Sleek, uncluttered UI.
•    Wide range of benchmarks.
•    Burn In test for advanced users.

Negative Points:
•    Some tests can hog resources.

SiSoftware Sandra Lite is a versatile and feature rich PC diagnostic and benchmarking utility that is squarely aimed at geeks. It offers detailed data on all hardware components installed in your computer. You can run a plethora of benchmarks to assess efficacy of individual CPU parts like CPU, memory modules and hard disk etc. The tool offers superb performance but some tests can tax PC resources and take a long time to complete. However, given the fact it is multilingual and comes for free, such glitches can be overlooked.

Rating: 3.5/5

SiSoftware Sandra Lite Publisher's Description

SiSoftware Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) is an information & diagnostic utility. It should provide most of the information (including undocumented) you need to know about your hardware, software and other devices whether hardware or software.

It works along the lines of other Windows utilities, however it tries to go beyond them and show you more of what's really going on. Giving the user the ability to draw comparisons at both a high and low-level. You can get information about the CPU, chipset, video adapter, ports, printers, sound card, memory, network, Windows internals, AGP, PCI, PCI-X, PCIe (PCI Express), database, USB, USB2, 1394/Firewire, and so on.

New Styles, including METRO inspired by future Windows 8

Introduced with the Zune player, the METRO style is the style for Windows Phone 7.x and the future style of Windows, starting with Windows 8 due next year. Love it or hate it, it is here to stay.

Overall Score for complete computer performance evaluation

While each benchmark measures the performance of a specific device (CPU, Memory, GPU, Storage, etc.), there is a real need for a benchmark to evaluate the overall computer performance: this new benchmark is a weighted average of the individual scores of the existing benchmarks:

- (Native) CPU Arithmetic/Multi-Media: measures native processor performance
- .Net/Java Arithmetic/Multi-Media: measures software virtual machine performance (e.g. for .Net/WPF/METRO applications)
- Memory Bandwidth: measures memory performance
- File System/Disks: measures storage performance
- General Processing/Bandwidth GP(GPU/APU): measures GPGPU/GPAPU performance

Device Performance Certification

Device Performance Certification validates whether the benchmark result (score) you have obtained upon benchmarking your device is valid (i.e. the device you tested is performing correctly) and how it compares to the scores obtained by other users when testing the same device.

Based on the variability of scores you can determine whether the performance of your device is consistent or varies significantly from test to test. A large variability would indicate a problem either with the device or your environment (e.g. OS device drivers, virus checkers, etc.) that should be addressed.

General Processing (GP) benchmarks
Fully test modern APUs (CPU+GPU) and multiple GPGPUs

Traditional benchmarks either test CPUs or GPUs but not both: as an APU contains both CPU and GPU units some parts may remain unused and untested. Sandra's General Processing (GP) benchmarks (GP Arithmetic, GP Cryptography, GP Memory) harness the full power of OpenCL and run simultaneously on both the CPU and GPU units of an APU, thus using all the processing power available.

The GP benchmarks allocate workload based on the respective processing power of CPU and GPU units of the APU. If a discrete GPU is also installed, regardless of manufacturer, its power is also harnessed (CPU + int GPU + ext GPU).

Key features of Sandra 2012

- 3 native architectures support (x86, x64, ARM).
- Huge official hardware support through technology partners (Intel, AMD/ATI, SiS, VIA).
- 5 native virtualisation technologies support (Virtual PC 7, Virtual Server 2005, Hyper-V Server, VMware Server/ESX, VMware WorkStation/Player)
- 3 native GPGPU/GPAPU platforms support (OpenCL, DirectX Compute Shader/DirectCompute, CUDA).
- 4 native Graphics platforms support (DirectX 11.x, DirectX 10.x, DirectX 9, OpenGL 2.0+).
- 10 language versions (English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese (Traditional, Simplified), Russian, Portuguese) in a single installer.
- Enhanced Sandra Lite (Eval) version (free for personal/educational use, evaluation for other uses)

Free download from Shareware Connection - Test, troubleshoot, benchmark, or just learn more about your PC's hardware

Publisher: SiSoftware | License: Freeware | Price: 0.00
Version: 2012.06.18.47 | Size: 56914 KB | Platform: WinOther
Released Date: 17-07-2012 | Rating: 5 | Title: SiSoftware Sandra Lite

Author Url: http://www.sisoftware.net/
Program Info Url: http://www.sisoftware.net/
Download Url: http://www.sisoftware.net//?d=dload&f=sware_dl_3264&l=en&a=
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