System Utilities Tweaking SiSoftware Sandra

SiSoftware Sandra SiSoftware Sandra 24.41 SP2 for Windows

by SiSoftware

Avg. Rating 3.1 (255 votes)

File Details

File Size 108.4 MB
License Shareware, $34.99
Operating System Windows 7/8/10/Server 2008/Server 2012/Server 2016
Date Added
Total Downloads 195,335
Publisher SiSoftware
Homepage SiSoftware Sandra

Publisher's Description

SiSoftware Sandra is an information & diagnostic utility. It should provide most of the information (including undocumented) you need to know about your hardware, software, and other devices whether hardware or software. It provides similar level of information to Norton SI, Quarterdeck WinProbe/Manifest, etc. The Win32 version is 32-bit and comes in both ANSI and native Unicode formats. The Win64 version is 64-bit and comes in native Unicode format.

Latest Reviews

Raimondas

Raimondas reviewed v2015.SP2b 21.42 on Jul 10, 2015

Useless application. Provides incorrect (partially) information about your PC.

barrytbutler

barrytbutler reviewed v2014 20.17 on Jan 29, 2014

3.5 stars

DudeBoyz

DudeBoyz reviewed v2012.SP5a.18.66 on Aug 16, 2012

Needlessly complex for benchmarking. Annoying interface for same. All that installation crap should not be necessary either. Plus, it's extremely slow when you do execute the benchmarking sequence.

This feels like a very disjointed effort. It's an uneven patchwork.

Not a fan.

lylejk

lylejk reviewed v2012.SP4a.18.47 on Jun 13, 2012

I only remember Sandra from a few years back. As I recall, it was quite a powerful set of utilities and my boss (yes, he had a paid license) used it to burn in every PC he built (installed then uninstalled of course). Yes, $35 plus is a lot of money for burnin software, but if it's as good as it was back then, it worth it if you make a living at evaluating and building PCs. No longer in the PC repair business (do some contract work now but it's more grunt PC related then repair) so things may have changed since 2010, but I'm pretty sure Sandra is still a good set of utilities but may be, as others have already mentioned, a little heavy for most folks use, but if you want a thorough test, it'll meet your requirements for sure. :)

Music4Ever

Music4Ever reviewed v2012.SP4a.18.47 on May 15, 2012

A bit big for what it does & not cheap, try HW Info instead.

egg83

egg83 reviewed v2012.SP3.18.40 on Mar 30, 2012

Been using HwInfo in place of this, Sandra is still a decent software, but has become somewhat overweight recently.

Input Overload

Input Overload reviewed v2012.SP1.18.21 on Dec 9, 2011

At 56 meg it's 95% crap. You can do far better than this has been. A few years ago it was OK, today no chance.

And I'm getting fed up of the 'Shareware' tag, 99% of these are crippled commercial demos, true shareware is as rare as rocking-horse s*** today.

Raimondas

Raimondas reviewed v2011.17.36 on Feb 3, 2011

It seems it has a bit low reputation, but i like this tool. It gives much more information about your system than Lavalys / Aida64.

Vimes

Vimes reviewed v2011.17.36 on Feb 2, 2011

I am not too sure of the point of having this any longer. If you are savvy enough to download and install it in the first place then you quickly realise that it is quite bloated and of little value considering others which do more relevant things for free.
At one time SiS was a useful piece of software but now it seems to have lots of bells and whistles with little substance.

FatBastard

FatBastard reviewed v2011c.17.30 on Jan 3, 2011

Crap!

I prefer Aida64

Avg. Rating 3.1 (255 votes)
Your Rating
Raimondas

Raimondas reviewed v2015.SP2b 21.42 on Jul 10, 2015

Useless application. Provides incorrect (partially) information about your PC.

barrytbutler

barrytbutler reviewed v2014 20.17 on Jan 29, 2014

3.5 stars

DudeBoyz

DudeBoyz reviewed v2012.SP5a.18.66 on Aug 16, 2012

Needlessly complex for benchmarking. Annoying interface for same. All that installation crap should not be necessary either. Plus, it's extremely slow when you do execute the benchmarking sequence.

This feels like a very disjointed effort. It's an uneven patchwork.

Not a fan.

lylejk

lylejk reviewed v2012.SP4a.18.47 on Jun 13, 2012

I only remember Sandra from a few years back. As I recall, it was quite a powerful set of utilities and my boss (yes, he had a paid license) used it to burn in every PC he built (installed then uninstalled of course). Yes, $35 plus is a lot of money for burnin software, but if it's as good as it was back then, it worth it if you make a living at evaluating and building PCs. No longer in the PC repair business (do some contract work now but it's more grunt PC related then repair) so things may have changed since 2010, but I'm pretty sure Sandra is still a good set of utilities but may be, as others have already mentioned, a little heavy for most folks use, but if you want a thorough test, it'll meet your requirements for sure. :)

Music4Ever

Music4Ever reviewed v2012.SP4a.18.47 on May 15, 2012

A bit big for what it does & not cheap, try HW Info instead.

egg83

egg83 reviewed v2012.SP3.18.40 on Mar 30, 2012

Been using HwInfo in place of this, Sandra is still a decent software, but has become somewhat overweight recently.

Input Overload

Input Overload reviewed v2012.SP1.18.21 on Dec 9, 2011

At 56 meg it's 95% crap. You can do far better than this has been. A few years ago it was OK, today no chance.

And I'm getting fed up of the 'Shareware' tag, 99% of these are crippled commercial demos, true shareware is as rare as rocking-horse s*** today.

Raimondas

Raimondas reviewed v2011.17.36 on Feb 3, 2011

It seems it has a bit low reputation, but i like this tool. It gives much more information about your system than Lavalys / Aida64.

Vimes

Vimes reviewed v2011.17.36 on Feb 2, 2011

I am not too sure of the point of having this any longer. If you are savvy enough to download and install it in the first place then you quickly realise that it is quite bloated and of little value considering others which do more relevant things for free.
At one time SiS was a useful piece of software but now it seems to have lots of bells and whistles with little substance.

FatBastard

FatBastard reviewed v2011c.17.30 on Jan 3, 2011

Crap!

I prefer Aida64

The wizard

The wizard reviewed v2010.SP3.16.67 on Sep 17, 2010

I've used Sisoft for many many years -- last update .. well hello? (and good bye) these people are either on drugs or writing software for people with IQ's about 100 points over mine. Goodbye ole paint your p**** is dead. See what Belarc is doing these days.

some guy

some guy reviewed v2010.SP3.16.67 on Sep 14, 2010

at ounce apon a time when SiS was one of a kind it was good but now their are way to many free wares that blow this out of the water, R.I.P

morrig

morrig reviewed v2009.1.15.60 SP1 on Nov 5, 2008

For home use this freeware,not as described.On my 4 year old computer a bit of a slugged at times ,on certain tests.

gehtnix

gehtnix reviewed vXII.2008.SP2.5.14.21 on Apr 21, 2008

people who know what hardware is in their pc:
they don't need it. better buy a new game for the $
people who don't know what hardware is in their pc:
they don't need it, either. better buy a screwdriver

if you need a diagnostic tool when let's say buying
a 2nd hand pc, there are better tools that even fit
onto a floppy or use one of those bootable tool cd's
that are around the net.

janset

janset reviewed vXII.2008.SP2.5.14.21 on Apr 20, 2008

It was once a good program, but now there are better free alternatives.

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