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Speedsys 4.78
« on: May 11, 2016, 11:43:52 am »
Reintroducing speedsys, one of the oldest benchmarks ever!





Speedsys is one of the oldest and most well know benches for old dos era systems.

it requires just a merger 386 class cpu, 4mb of XMS ram and dos 5 or newer. But it can be ran on anything that can run dos. That's like any x86 computer!



Speedsys can benchmark you cpu, ram, HDD, and even your cpu's cache.

It can also ID your hardware, but its hit or miss with newer hardware.



You will need a dos boot disk or install Dos on the system your benching.

I have a auto booting dos boot disk I will share once I get the time to image it. I will also add a screen shot app to the disk as well, if I ever get the time.




**********************************************************************
 SYSTEM SPEED TEST Version 4.78
**********************************************************************


1. LICENSE AGREEMENT.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 SYSTEM SPEED TEST is FREEWARE, this signifies:

 You are free to use, copy and distribute the SYSTEM SPEED TEST for
 Noncommercial use if:

 - No fee is charged for use, copying or distribution.
 - It is not modified in any way.

 The Author hereby disclaims all warranties relating to this software,
 whether express or implied, including without limitation any implied
 warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The
 Author will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential,
 indirect or similar damages due to loss of data or any other reason,
 even if the Author or an agent of the Author has been advised of
 the possibility of such damages. The person using the software bears
 all risk as to the quality and performance of the software.

2. FILES IN THIS PACKAGE.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 SPEEDSYS.EXE - Test program.
 SPEEDSYS.TXT - This text.
 SPEEDSYS.HIS - History of SYSTEM SPEED TEST.
 FILE_ID.DIZ  - Short description.

3. FEATURES.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Test allows you to detect following parameters:

 - Type of the processor.
 - Clock rate of processor.
 - Clock rate of processor via Time Stamp Counter.
 - Some information of processor stepping.
 - Size and speed index of memory.
 - Type, manufacturer, part number,some features of DIMM/RIMM memory modules.
 - Display adapter, size of video memory, video memory speeds index.
 - Sizes and speed of data caches.
 - Mainboard model.
 - BIOS vendor and BIOS date.
 - RTC-BIOS Year2000 bug.
 - Processor benchmarks.
 - Build a graph and define seek and access time of hard disk.
 - Build a graph and define an average transfer speed of hard disk.
 - Relative speed of hard disk.
 - Testing of extended memory on errors and malfunction.
 - Build a graph and define functioning of system a caching and memories.
 - Test a quality of surface CD disk.
 - Build a graph and define an average read speed of CD disk.
 - Build a graph and define average time access of CD drive.
 - Relative speed CD drive.
 - PCI/AGP device information.
 - ISA PnP device detection.
 - Save image of screen with testing parameters in PCX file 640*480*16.

4. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.
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 a) Processor 386+.
 b) VGA-compatible videocard.
 c) 4 MB free XMS memory.
 d) DOS 5.00+.

 Warning!  Test  should  not  work correctly in multitasking environment
 such  as  Windows, WindowsNT, and other. Not recommended to use test
 with memory menagers like EMM386 or QEMM and programs of caching data.

 For testing IDE-ATAPI CD drives is recommended to create MS-DOS system
 diskette and copy on it files: mscdex.sys, oakcdrom.sys or asuscd.sys
 and config.sys following contents:

 DEVICE=OAKCDROM.SYS /D:MSCD001
 INSTALL=MSCDEX.EXE /D:MSCD001
 or
 DEVICE=ASUSCD.SYS /D:MSCD001 /DMA
 INSTALL=MSCDEX.EXE /D:MSCD001
 or
 DEVICE=ASUSCD.SYS /D:MSCD001 /UDMA
 INSTALL=MSCDEX.EXE /D:MSCD001

 Load system from this diskette for properly testing.
 You may will also be loaded from Windows'98 repair disk for testing
 IDE or SCSI CD drives.
« Last Edit: May 13, 2016, 12:04:43 pm by Mr. Horse »
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