Intel® Processor Identification Utility Does Not Detect or Report Expected Cache

Last Reviewed: 22-Dec-2016
Article ID: 000006797

In the Intel® Processor Identification Utility, it looks as if the expected cache size is missing, but the utility is working as designed. The utility reports only the highest level of reported cache, and detected cache information. The utility does not attempt to determine any expected cache sizes, it leaves this task to the user to verify.

Highest level of reported cache
frequency test

Detected cache
CPUID data

The utility is intended to help identify the features and frequencies of Intel® Processors, by providing information about the processor in the tested system. For product features and specifications, see detailed processor information.

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