LinX Changelog

New in version 0.6.5

November 15th, 2013
  • works with latest Intel Linpack binaries
  • now uses Linpack's built-in error detection logic
  • horrible source code available on GitHub

New in version 0.6.4 (December 14th, 2011)

  • added an option to run tests for a specified period of time. Use the drop-down list to set minutes or times to run tests
  • small UI redesign/enhancements
  • graph windows now correctly save their positions on program close
  • fixed a somewhat rare bug leading to false LinX errors when CPU usage was high
  • added new command-line options, fixed found bugs in older ones (run LinX.exe -help to view the list of command-line options)
  • added seconds to filenames to prevent overwriting

New in version 0.6.3 (December 14th, 2011)

  • removed the easter egg and added an option to extend glass for Windows Vista and Windows 7 users with Aero on
  • changed (raised) upper limit for 32-bit Linpack to 15500
  • graph selection is now saved
  • monitoring data (minimum and maximum values for each monitor) is now appended to the end of text log if graphs were enabled during testing
  • fixed a possible bug when LinX would stop responding if Linpack quits due to lack of memory
  • fixed a possible bug when running more than one instance of LinX simultaneously
  • fixed a possible bug in graphs that would lead to an error message if Everest or Speedfan was shut down during testing
  • fixed a bug with progressbar not visible on Classic theme

New in version 0.6.2 (December 14th, 2011)

  • threading and communication with Linpack improved as an attempt to fix the varying GFlops issue
  • current directory is now set to LinX' .exe directory on program start to prevent getting fake "Some Linpack files missing" messages
  • screenshots of main window can now be made even with Seetings or About windows open

New in version 0.6.1 (December 14th, 2011)

  • Linpack files updated to version 10.2
  • main algorithm rewritten, might improve performance a bit
  • fixed an issue with inconsistent GFlops values in some cases
  • hotkeys for Start and Stop buttons added: Enter and Escape keys respectively

New in version 0.6.0 (December 14th, 2011)

  • added setting to change Linpack's priority
  • removed restriction to maximium number of threads (formerly equal to the logical CPUs number)
  • tweaked (rebased) the libiomp5md.dll for a higher possible Problem size of 32-bit Linpack
  • added setting to add date/time to saved files (logs & screenshots), on by default
  • changed progressbar to look the same on all OSes and consume less resources
  • main menu changes/simplifications
  • command-line keys added (experimental), for the list of available parameters launch LinX.exe /?
  • some interface changes and optimizations
  • easter-egg added