Here are some Resource Loading Tools. If there are any you think I should include please let me know. I would like to keep this page as relevant and up to date as possible.


StressCPUv2 –Seems to be a newer version of the older Stress CPU.

CPU Busy- The classic vbs script

Network and Storage:

IOMeter- Although I haven’t had a chance to use this yet, it was recommended to me by both Jason Boche and Scott Lowe, so it is probably pretty awesome.


Memory Performance Tester- Uses a designated amount  of memory defined by user.

LeakyApp- Simulates an app that is leaking memory…pretty self-explanatory

Other Sites…


Tom Callahan · March 7, 2012 at 9:51 pm

For storage testing, check out Bonnie++ and IOZone as well. Testing how a network handles latency, jitter, etc. can be accomplished using the Linux Traffic Control suite.

Here’s some more info on TC:

    C-Rad · March 8, 2012 at 1:33 am

    Awesome I will check them out. Thanks!

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