Software Update: PassMark BurnInTest 6.0 build 1021

PassMark Software has released version 6.0 build 1021 of BurnInTest. This program puts the various parts of the computer to work in order to test the reliability and stability of the system. The software is available in a standard version and a professional edition, the latter of which is available in both a 32-bit and a 64-bit version. The professional edition supports testing of more hardware, including tape drives and the parallel and serial ports plus the USB ports. In addition, the memory tests in the Pro version are more extensive. More information about the differences between them is here to find. Since the previous entry in the Meuktracker, the following changes and improvements have been made:

Changes in version 6.0 build 1021:

  • Corrected the reporting of Intel Turbo mode CPU speeds (rather than reporting non-Turbo CPU speeds).
  • The memory device type for some ROM devices was incorrectly reported as DDR3. This has been corrected.
  • Corrected a bug where the tests would not complete if only the USB test was run and no USB 2.0 Loopback plugs were detected.
  • Reduced the CPU load of the Sound Loopback test.
  • Crash minidump logging added to the Standard version of BurnInTest (previously only in the Professional version).
  • Added new 2D video memory test and 3D test logging.
  • Minor help file improvements.

Changes in version 6.0 build 1020:

  • Correction to the display of memory device information for systems with more than 10 memory devices.
  • Improvements to the collection of System information (SMBIOS) for some newer systems.
  • Disk test file size minimum changed from 0.01% to 0.0001%.
  • Changes to the 2D video memory test to better handle the scenario when a block of test texture data (video memory) is being verified, and during this stage the graphics card removes the test texture data from the graphics card. This can occur for a number of reasons, including changes to display such as the resolution and color depth.
  • Changed the level of the 3D test “The 3D test was interrupted” event from warning to information, as this is not an error in many cases, such as user interruptions and when the graphics display settings are changed.
  • Changes to the sound loopback test to better handle testing with the CPU test under very high load (when hard on 100%).
  • “.cmd” files can now be specified as Post-test external applications.
  • Correction to the log file reported stop time when accumulated logging used.
  • Correction to support temperature monitoring for the Intel T3100 CPU.
  • System information for newer CPUs added.

Changes in version 6.0 build 1019:

  • Corrected a rare crash bug on startup for systems with more than 8 Memory slots and memory slot error information.
  • CPU information improvements for Intel Westmere.
  • Improved the Maximum CPU Temperature test.
  • Corrected a bug that prevented selecting the CPU SSE4.2 test individually.
  • Correction to allow all CPU core temperatures to be reported (bug with Intel Core i5 CPU).
  • Minor logging improvements

The following downloads are available:
PassMark BurnInTest 6.0 build 1021 – Standard (32bit)
PassMark BurnInTest 6.0 build 1021 – Standard (64bit)
PassMark BurnInTest 6.0 build 1021 – Professional (32bit)
PassMark BurnInTest 6.0 build 1021 – Professional (64bit)

Version number 6.0 build 1021
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2008
Website PassMark Software
File Sizes 5.74MB – 6.31MB
License type Shareware