A peek inside intense Gamer's Toolkit

GameSave manager

GameSave manager
If you are a hard core gamer and have ever experienced the pain of losing games because of a hard disk crash or a system breakdown and hate this then you’ll find GameSaver as your best buddy. GameSaver manager is a tool or should I say a life saving tool for gamers that can back up your PC game, restore it whenever required and can even transfer it to another system or hard disk drive. Game save manager boasts a huge list of supported games, currently gamesave manager has support for nearly 3k games.

MSI Afterburner

MSI Afterburner
Co-developed by MSI and Rivturer – Afterburner is a graphics card performance booster. This free utility also lets the users to monitor all kinds of critical information in real time. Afterburner is a cool app for over-clocking graphics cards. MSI claims it be the World’s first utility with Triple overvoltage function which allows the user to adjust core voltage, memory voltage and the PLL voltage with no hassle. This function can provide the user with enormous overclocking. There is a monitor also available for monitoring these three voltages. Afterburner claims to boost the performance upto 93% by overclocking.

Fraps

Fraps
For those who like to share their progress in a game with their friends or online communities, Fraps is an essential. Fraps can be used to take snapshots of the game as it progresses, moreover there is no need paste the snapshots to programs like paint etc. Fraps saves the snapshots by itself in proper format. Fraps can also be used to record game walkthroughs while playing. The free version is good enough to record games for upto 30 seconds. If one wants to record long game walkthroughs one need to buy the registered version though.

CCleaner

CCleaner
At first one might think how ccleaner – the well known windows registry and crap cleaner - can be a tool for gamers, but actually it’s an essential tool for intense gamers who regularly install and uninstall games. Continuous installing and un-installing of games make windows Registry quite messed up. Also the PC loads up with lots of temporary files and other not required stuff which can slow down the system a lot and in turn will degrade the gaming experience gradually. CCleaner will come in play in this situation as it can clean all this mess up and bring back your pc to ready to game state.

Core Temp

Core Temp
Keeping a watch on the temperature of the machine can help the gamers a lot to understand the slowdown moments of the game and to decide whether to overclock or not. Core Temp is nice utility that helps the gamers to track how hot their CPU is running. This is a must have tool in gamers’ toolkit.