Performance Probe is more than a simple resource-measuring tool. Instead of simply reporting on free memory, free disk space, or other information that can be obtained with other tools like Activity Monitor, Performance Probe measures the impact that various activities may be having on your system. Performance Probe does this by launching several "timing probes" that detect overall system delays.
Some applications, and sometimes the operating system itself, may have bugs or implement "locks" on memory, files on the drive, or even CPU activity that cause system slow downs. These can occur without using excessive
- This release adds dynamic monitoring of system memory, drive space, and several virtual machine parameters, plus a mini version of the program.