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Everest is Dead, AIDA64 Launched and Updated


Tamas Miklos, creator of popular AIDA32/Everest utility recently split from Lavalys and introduced AIDA64. Today, Tamas introduced a new version of now AIDA64 with new features and bug fixes.
First off, AIDA64 Extreme Edition 1.20 brings support for all the latest and upcoming hardware, such as USB 3.0, AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series, GeForce GTX 580 and "preliminary support for Intel Sandy Bridge processors."
FinalWire also introduced Windows 7 Style Icons, bringing the user experience of the benchmark to the level of Windows 7 UI. Beside the new UI, AIDA64 also brings following bug fixes:

  • Control Panel applet issues under Windows Vista & Windows 7
  • Memory Write benchmark on Intel Dunnington, Gulftown, Westmere
  • L3 cache bandwidth measurement on Intel Core i3/i5/i7
  • Installer package elevation issues under Windows 7

In any case, we’ll continue to use now AIDA64 in our evaluations.