New Memory Stress Test and Intel Haswell Refresh Support
Posted | February 12, 2014
Budapest, Hungary – February 12, 2014 – Today FinalWire has announced the immediate availability of AIDA64 v4.20. All four editions of the recently revamped AIDA64 product family have been updated to the new version, which introduces a new multi-threaded memory stress test, rewritten from scratch, and support for the AMD Mantle API. The new multi-threaded memory stress testing engine now uses SSE2, AVX, AVX2 and FMA acceleration, and scales up to 128 logical processors (or up 640 logical processors in AIDA64 Engineer and AIDA64 Business). As a result, the test puts the memory subsystem under more extreme load than before. The February update makes AIDA64 one of the first system diagnostic tools to offer support for Mantle, introducing a new information page dedicated to AMD's new graphics API. The latest release also implements full support for Intel “Haswell Refresh”, “Bay Trail”, “Avoton” and “Rangeley” processors.
New features & improvements
- AMD Mantle graphics accelerator diagnostics
- Multi-threaded memory stress test with SSE, SSE2, AVX, AVX2, FMA, BMI and BMI2 acceleration
- Optimized 64-bit benchmarks for AMD “Mullins” and “Beema” APUs
- Optimized 64-bit benchmarks for Intel Atom C2000 “Avoton” and “Rangeley” SoC
- Optimized 64-bit benchmarks for Intel “Bay Trail” desktop, mobile and tablet SoC
- Full support for the upcoming Intel “Haswell Refresh” platform with Intel “Wildcat Point” PCH
- Improved support for Intel “Broadwell” CPU
- Preliminary support for Intel “Royston” SoC
- OCZ Vertex 460 SSD support
- GPU details for AMD Radeon R5, R7, R9 Series
- GPU details for nVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Black, GeForce GTX 750 Ti
Last November, FinalWire expanded its product range with a new professional product and also added new capabilities to its existing business products. Now the AIDA64 product family consists of three business editions and a home edition. The company's flagship offering is AIDA64 Business, which had been enhanced to offer hardware monitoring and diagnostic functionality, while a new, dedicated network inventory solution called AIDA64 Network Audit is also available, for a lower license fee. Designed for corporate engineers and IT technicians, AIDA64 Engineer now comes with new expert tools not available in AIDA64 Extreme, the home edition of the software. “Market response to our revamped business portfolio has been extremely positive for the past few months. Our new offerings allow our customers to easily find the right solution that best fits their needs. Besides implementing support for the latest hardware and software technologies, we keep on developing new business features for our professional product line to be able to offer even more value to the growing number of companies and organizations who decide to choose AIDA64”, said Tamas Miklos, lead developer at FinalWire.
Pricing and Availability
All AIDA64 v4.20 editions are globally available today. Targeting business customers, AIDA64 Business is a comprehensive IT asset management solution, which offers hardware diagnostic, network audit, change management and remote capabilities to corporate customers. The product is available for $199.90 for up to 10 clients with 1-year maintenance; $1499 for 100 clients with 1-year maintenance and $2999 for 200 clients or more. AIDA64 Network Audit is dedicated network inventory solution for businesses. It is available for $99.95 for up to 10 clients with 1-year maintenance; $749 for 100 clients with 1-year maintenance and $1499 for 200 clients or more. A professional solutions for corporate IT technicians, AIDA64 Engineer is a system information, hardware diagnostic and benchmarking utility, which provides exhaustive details about both the hardware components and the installed software. It is available for $199.90 for 1 engineer with 1-year maintenance. Based on the award-winning AIDA technology, AIDA64 Extreme is an industry-leading system information, diagnostic and benchmarking solution for PC enthusiasts, which can be purchased for $39.95 with 1-year maintenance.
AIDA64 is developed by FinalWire Ltd., headquartered in Budapest, Hungary. The company's founding members are veteran software developers who have worked together on programming system utilities for almost two decades. Currently, they have four products in their portfolio, all based on the award-winning AIDA technology: AIDA64 Extreme, AIDA64 Engineer, AIDA64 Network Audit and AIDA64 Business.