Speed up Windows XP with Software

I’m very happy to report that Thomas Reimann and his crew have released a new version of CachemanXP (and are apparently working on a Cacheman for Vista, too – which I can’t wait to see). Here’s what’s new in this version:

  • Improved Dual Core processor support (Intel and AMD).
  • Several new Cache settings and Tweaks.
  • Extended Process information.
  • Sortable Process list.
  • Allows to change CPU Priority of all programs, including system processes.
  • Ability to hide Automatic Updates restart dialog.
  • Two, fully configurable Tray Icons.
  • Auto-Optimize finetuned for latest computer systems.
  • GUI redesigned to (optionally) take less screen space.

This has always been one of my favorite Windows tweaking tools (if only due to its simplicity and ease of use). Fits in pretty well with tonight’s discussion on “Dual Core” and what it means to the average user: