Huge List of Computer Stress Test Software [Used by Engineers in the Rugged Computing Industry]

Performance Monitor in Win10[47] (FREE)

Again, another tool that comes free with Windows 10. It analyzes your computer’s performance and can give you insight into what is going on and what needs your attention to get everything back up to normal.

Reliability Monitor[48] (FREE)

Another free Windows tool that tracks the history of your computer. Any time a program fails or acts up, or you get the infamous blue screen of death – it is logged into the Reliability Monitor. Take a look to learn what your system has been up to and learn how you can improve it.

PCMark 10[49]** (FREE & PAID)

A stress test software that uses a set of comprehensive tests to determine PC benchmarks. Very easy to use and install without complex configs upfront. I really like the scoring feature that is uses to compare computer systems.

Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility[50]** (FREE)

This tool is strictly for the next-gen Intel® Core™ Processor Family. It’s a performance-tuning software that enables novice and experiences users to overclock, monitor, and stress test a computer system.

HeavyLoad[51]** (FREE)

For the everyday PC, workstation, and server. Push your computer system to the limits with this free stress test software. One of the more popular choices to let you know if your machine is going to perform reliably even under heavy stress.

HWiNFO64[52] (FREE)

Hardware analytics with monitoring and reporting for Windows and DOS. Whether you’re looking for a quick overview or in-depth analytics of all hardware components, HWiNFO64’s got you covered. Provides accurate monitoring of all system components for actual status and failure predictions.

Aida64[53]** (FREE & PAID)

Targeting business customers and individual enthusiasts alike, this quite robust computer system info, diagnostics, and benchmarking software packs a powerful punch. It may describe itself as a diagnostics tool but it does offer some nice stress testing features as well where it allows the user to put different components to the test.

Super PI[54] (FREE)

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