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Diagnostic and Performance Tools

This list provides links to Intel and third-party test and diagnostic tools and software. These links are provided as-is and Intel does not endorse or recommend any particular tool, software, or Web site.

For use and support of any of the third-party applications, contact the owner of that application.

Feature area Tool/Software/Site Description
Processor Intel® Processor Diagnostic Tool The Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool is a free application used to verify the functionality of an Intel microprocessor. The diagnostic checks for brand identification, verifies the processor operating frequency, tests specific processor features and does a stress test on the processor.
Processor Intel® Processor Identification Utility The Intel® Processor Identification Utility identifies the brand, features, package, intended frequencies, and actual operating frequencies of the processor. You can also use the utility to discern if an Intel® Processor is working above its rated frequency.
Processor PerfMonitor PerfMonitor is a processor performance monitoring tool that allows you to track the frequency of four events chosen in a set of model-specific list. It can be used to identify the performance bottlenecks of a system, or to monitor a program for cache-miss rate or mispredicted branches. PerfMonitor can also be used as a hardware-level CPU comparison tool, comparing the key parameters of different CPUs running the same benchmark.
Processor Tmonitor TMonitor displays the active clock of each individual core of the processor. A very high refresh rate (20 times per second) allows you to visualize the smallest clock variation in real time. TMonitor detects mechanisms such as Intel® Turbo Boost Technology, and allows you to clearly visualize its effect as the processor is working.
Processor, memory CPU-Z CPU-Z is a freeware application that gathers information on some of the main devices of your system.
Memory Memtest86+ A free, standalone memory testing program.
Memory Windows* Memory Diagnostic A free memory test tool provided by Microsoft*. Similar to other memory testing programs, Windows Memory Diagnostic does a series of extensive tests to see if anything is wrong with your computer memory.
Overclocking Overclock.net Overclock.net is an online community which includes forums, reviews, and articles related to overclocking.
Overclocking Overclockers Overclockers.com is an online community that includes forums, reviews, and articles related to overclocking.
Complete system; Overclocking Prime95 Used by PC enthusiasts and overclockers as a stability testing utility.
Complete system AIDA64 A complete PC diagnostics software utility that assists you while installing, optimizing or troubleshooting your computer. The utility provides all information about your system, from hardware devices and installed drivers, to operating system security and stability metrics.
Complete system PC Wizard 2010 A utility designed for detection of hardware, it also analyzes and benchmarks hardware: CPU performance, cache performance, RAM performance, hard disk performance, CD/DVD-ROM performance, removable/flash media performance, video performance, and MP3 compression performance.
Complete system HWMonitor HWMonitor is a hardware monitoring program that reads PC systems main health sensors: voltages, temperatures, fans speed. The program handles the most common sensor chips, like ITE* IT87 series, most Winbond* ICs, and others. The program can also read modern CPUs on-die core thermal sensors, as well has a hard drives temperatures via S.M.A.R.T, and video card GPU temperatures.
Complete system BurnIn Test A software tool that simultaneously stress tests all the main subsystems of a computer, for endurance, reliability, and stability.
Complete system WinSAT The Windows System Assessment Tool (WinSAT) assesses the performance characteristics and capabilities of a computer. Developers use this API to develop software that optimizes application settings based on the capabilities of the computer.
Complete system SpeedFan SpeedFan monitors voltages, fan speeds, and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. It can also access S.M.A.R.T. info and show hard disk temperatures.
Complete system Open HW Monitor Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source application that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load, and clock speeds of a computer. It supports most hardware monitoring chips found on motherboards.
Complete system HWiNFO32 HWiNFO32 is a hardware information and diagnostic tool supporting the latest components, industry technologies, and standards. It collects and presents the maximum amount of information possible about the computer hardware.
Complete system Hmonitor Hardware sensors monitor uses sensor chips on smart motherboards to track system and CPU core temperatures, voltages, and cooling fans. Hmonitor continually monitors the various parameters.
Complete system PerformanceTest PassMark PerformanceTest allows you to objectively benchmark a PC using different speed tests, and compare the results to other computers.
Complete system Speccy Speccy gives you detailed statistics on every piece of hardware in your computer, including CPU, motherboard, RAM, graphics cards, hard disks, optical drives, and audio support. Speccy also adds the temperatures of the different components.
Graphics
3DMark
Benchmark programs that run intense tests that strain even the latest hardware. By comparing your benchmark score with millions of others you can find problems with hardware and software.
Graphics MonitorTest Allows you to investigate the quality and performance of your computer monitor or LCD flat panel screen.
Audio SoundCheck Tests your PC sound card, speakers, and microphone to verify that your sound card can record and playback sounds at various audio sample rates. It also checks the capability of your speakers to reproduce the highest and lowest frequencies.
Hard drive Intel® Solid-State Drive Toolbox Tools and diagnostics for Intel® Solid-State Drives.
Hard drive Seagate SeaTools A comprehensive, easy-to-use diagnostic tool that helps you quickly see the condition of the disk drive. It includes several tests that examine the physical media on your Seagate or Maxtor disk drive, or on any other non-Seagate disk drive.
Wireless WirelessMon Allows you to monitor the status of WiFi adapters and gather information about nearby wireless access points and hotspots in real time.
Keyboard KeyboardTest Checks that all the keys on a keyboard are functioning correctly. Checks the keyboard LEDs, looks at the internal scan codes generated by the keyboard, and measures typing speed.
USB USB 2.0 Loopback Active loopback plugs are the quickest, most effective way to verify that USB ports are working correctly.

This applies to:

Intel® Desktop Board D2500CC
Intel® Desktop Board D2500HN
Intel® Desktop Board D2550DC2
Intel® Desktop Board D2550MUD2
Intel® Desktop Board D2700DC
Intel® Desktop Board D2700MUD
Intel® Desktop Board D410PT
Intel® Desktop Board D425KT
Intel® Desktop Board D510MO
Intel® Desktop Board D525MW
Intel® Desktop Board D5400XS
Intel® Desktop Board D945GSEJT
Intel® Desktop Board DB65AL
Intel® Desktop Board DB75EN
Intel® Desktop Board DB85FL
Intel® Desktop Board DH55HC
Intel® Desktop Board DH55PJ
Intel® Desktop Board DH55TC
Intel® Desktop Board DH57DD
Intel® Desktop Board DH57JG
Intel® Desktop Board DH61AG
Intel® Desktop Board DH61AGL
Intel® Desktop Board DH61BE
Intel® Desktop Board DH61BF
Intel® Desktop Board DH61CR
Intel® Desktop Board DH61DL
Intel® Desktop Board DH61HO
Intel® Desktop Board DH61KVCH
Intel® Desktop Board DH61SA
Intel® Desktop Board DH61SKCH
Intel® Desktop Board DH61WW
Intel® Desktop Board DH61ZE
Intel® Desktop Board DH67BL
Intel® Desktop Board DH67CF
Intel® Desktop Board DH67CL
Intel® Desktop Board DH67GD
Intel® Desktop Board DH67VR
Intel® Desktop Board DH77DF
Intel® Desktop Board DH77EB
Intel® Desktop Board DH77KC
Intel® Desktop Board DH87MC
Intel® Desktop Board DH87RL
Intel® Desktop Board DN2800MT
Intel® Desktop Board DP55KG
Intel® Desktop Board DP55SB
Intel® Desktop Board DP55WB
Intel® Desktop Board DP55WG
Intel® Desktop Board DP67BA
Intel® Desktop Board DP67BG
Intel® Desktop Board DP67DE
Intel® Desktop Board DQ57TM
Intel® Desktop Board DQ57TML
Intel® Desktop Board DQ67EP
Intel® Desktop Board DQ67OW
Intel® Desktop Board DQ67SW
Intel® Desktop Board DQ77CP
Intel® Desktop Board DQ77KB
Intel® Desktop Board DQ77MK
Intel® Desktop Board DQ87PG
Intel® Desktop Board DX58OG
Intel® Desktop Board DX58SO
Intel® Desktop Board DX58SO2
Intel® Desktop Board DX79SI
Intel® Desktop Board DX79SR
Intel® Desktop Board DX79TO
Intel® Desktop Board DZ68AF
Intel® Desktop Board DZ68BC
Intel® Desktop Board DZ68DB
Intel® Desktop Board DZ68PL
Intel® Desktop Board DZ68ZV
Intel® Desktop Board DZ75ML-45K
Intel® Desktop Board DZ77BH-55K
Intel® Desktop Board DZ77GA-70K
Intel® Desktop Board DZ77RE-75K
Intel® Desktop Board DZ77SL-50K
Intel® Desktop Board DZ87KLT-75K
Intel® NUC Board D33217CK
Intel® NUC Board D33217GKE
Intel® NUC Board D34010WYB
Intel® NUC Board D53427RKE
Intel® NUC Board D54250WYB
Intel® NUC Board DCP847SKE
Intel® NUC Board DE3815TYBE
Intel® NUC Kit D34010WYK
Intel® NUC Kit D54250WYK
Intel® NUC Kit DC3217BY
Intel® NUC Kit DC3217IYE
Intel® NUC Kit DC53427HYE
Intel® NUC Kit DCCP847DYE
Intel® NUC Kit DE3815TYKHE
Intel® NUC Kit DN2820FYKH

Solution ID: CS-032037
Last Modified: 30-Oct-2014
Date Created: 28-Nov-2010
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