CPU 100

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
2.2
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1
  • Total Downloads:
    4,990
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 19, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.15MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Although it has a single purpose, this application couldn't push CPU usage to a continuous 100 percent as promised. CPU 100 doesn't even need an interface. It merely displays a dialog information box with a simple statement and a URL for donations.

Execute CPU 100 and the app does increase CPU usage. However, the load varied considerably during testing and rarely reached 100 percent. Testers also complained that the application often failed to close when requested. Task Manager's End Task command was often the only way to shut down CPU 100.

It's possible CPU 100 could work on some systems. Those with a dire need to see their systems pushed to full load have a small chance CPU 100 will do the trick. There's no monetary risk to trying this application. And it is easy to uninstall.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Not working"

July 21, 2011  |  By 2han3

 |  Version: CPU 100 1

Pros

pros eh what pros

Cons

doesnt shutdown
doesnt bring cpu to 100
malwarebytes can do better than that

Summary

Worst program ever

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5 stars

"useful for system developers"

April 07, 2008  |  By scoupe1992

 |  Version: CPU 100 1

Pros

It's nice to see a new application for testing the capability of cpu cooling solutions. Every processor line seems to generate more and more heat, making it more important to know that you're cooling solution is sufficient to protect your investment under heavy load.

Cons

Some people leave reviews for software that they have no business using to begin with. Unfortunately, it's not possible to restrict reviews to just those that actually have the knowledge to use software like this properly and for what the developer intended it for.

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2 stars

"I am not sure I need more evaluation time"

April 06, 2008  |  By cnslrjones1

 |  Version: CPU 100 1

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1 stars

"Refuse (waste)."

March 19, 2008  |  By shockwavesn1per

 |  Version: CPU 100 1

Cons

Now why in the world would someone want to destroy their PC by doing that. It's more like a viruses and spyware than application. Bunch of Bull.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1
This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
General
Publisher Circuitz4u
Publisher web site http://www.circuitz4u.com/
Release Date March 19, 2008
Date Added March 19, 2008
Version 1
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 1.15MB
File Name cpu100installer.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,990
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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