Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU)
Product Release History

The table shows the release history for the Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU). To download the utility, click the version number.

Version Release date Description
5.1 Jul 2014

Intel® XTU can now monitor when a 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor, or newer CPU.

Fix for the third-party root certificate issue.

Fix for the Intel® XTU ACPI driver installer issue in Microsoft Windows* 7.

4.4 Mar 2014

App-Profile Pairing can now be configured to monitor the battery level, and to disable its functionality at a specified level.

Intel® XTU can now monitor when a 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor, or newer CPU, is being throttled by its power limits.

4.3 Jan 2014

Update to benchmarking, to record and upload the maximum frequency, and temperature of the CPU during the duration of the benchmark.

Fixed an issue preventing Intel® XTU from starting on CPUs without Intel® Turbo Boost Technology.

4.2 Aug 2013

All systems now support benchmarking and profile upload to

Update to driver certification and ingredient drivers for supporting Microsoft
Windows 8.1*.

Installation and platform support for future Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Family for socket LGA-2011.

4.1 May 2013 Added support for 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor families.
4.0 Feb 2013 Fixes the issue where conflicting versions caused Intel® XTU to hang at boot.
3.2.0 August 2012 Added support for Microsoft Windows 8*.
3.1.2 April 2012

Added support for 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors.

Added support for runtime tuning of reference clock.

Support for new processor power-related monitors.

Support for inclusion of memory clock multiplier in Intel® Extreme Memory Profiles (Intel® XMP).

3.0 November 2011

Includes a large specification update for better monitoring and hardware interaction.

This version of the product is not backwards compatible with version 2.1.

Most of the previous BIOS dependencies have been removed. Upgrading to this version results in some loss of features from version 2.1.

2.1 March 2011

Supports only the following Intel® Desktop Boards:

  • DP67BG
  • DX58OG
  • DX58SO2
  • DZ68BC
  • DZ68ZV

Requires an Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Extreme Edition, and BIOS implementation for overclocking purposes.

Operating System:

Windows 7*, Windows 8*, Windows 8.1*

This applies to:

Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU)

Solution ID: CS-033226
Last Modified: 13-Oct-2014
Date Created: 22-Feb-2012