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PowerStrip for Windows

By EnTech TaiwanTrial versionUser Rating
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Key Details of PowerStrip

  • Provide support for various graphic cards in your PC.
  • Last updated on 2/29/2024
  • There have been 7 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

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Editors' Review

Download.com staff

Entech Taiwan's PowerStrip simultaneously supports multiple graphics cards from different vendors. It can extend the usefulness of older cards and legacy installations by supporting cards as old as the ATI Mach 64. It exerted a level of control over our graphics and display hardware that we've never seen in a standalone utility.

Installing PowerStrip makes changes to your registry and requires a reboot so that it can do its job. The program offers about 500 controls over your system's graphics hardware, yet we found it extremely easy to use. Tool tips and numerous online resources stand ready to help, if needed. The easiest way to access PowerStrip is to click its system tray icon, which calls up a menu accessing configuration dialogs for application, display, color, and performance options, which can be saved as "profiles." There's also a general Options menu that accesses numerous program preferences as well as extras like hotkey and resource managers and multiple monitor settings. Each profile menu offers default and configuration options, the latter consisting of pop-up dialogs with a compliment of typical controls and options and some useful touches, such as spectral bar displays. Advanced options call up additional dialogs with still finer settings; for instance, the display profile dialog's Advanced Timing Options includes pixel-by-pixel adjustment of horizontal and vertical geometry, a pixel clock setting, and yet another dialog for customizing resolution, while the performance options include engine and memory clock sliders: Use with care!

PowerStrip is listed for all Windows versions from 95 to Vista, but Windows 7 worked just fine; PowerStrip even recognized the edition.

Editor's note: This is a review of the full version of PowerStrip 3.87. The trial version is limited to 30 days trial only.

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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
April 20, 2011
Latest update
February 29, 2024
Version
3.90
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 10, Windows ME, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
136,544
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Developer's Description

Provide support for various graphic cards in your PC.
PowerStrip provides advanced, multi-monitor, programmable hardware support to a wide range of graphics cards - from the venerable ATI Mach 64 to the latest Matrox Parhelia-LX and Radeon 9800. It is in fact the only program of its type to support multiple graphics cards from multiple chipset vendors, simultaneously, under every Windows operating system from Windows 95 to XP. A simple menu that pops up from the system tray provides access to some 500 controls over your display hardware, including sophisticated color correction tools, period level adjustments over screen geometry, and driver independent clock controls.