Product Release History for the Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility

Last Reviewed: 28-Jan-2017
Article ID: 000007047

The table shows the release history for the Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU). To download the latest version of the utility, click 6.0 in the table.

Version Release date Description
6.0 August 2015 Installation and platform support for 6th generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family. Because this version supports all Intel Core Processors, older download versions have been removed.
5.2 May 2015 Installation and platform support for all generations of Intel® Core™ Processors.
5.1 July 2014

Fix for the third-party root certificate issue.

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

4.4 March 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 January 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 August 2013

All systems now support benchmarking and profile upload to

Update to driver certification and ingredient drivers for supporting 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 February 2013 Fixes the issue where conflicting versions caused Intel® XTU to hang at boot.
3.2.0 August 2012 Added support for 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 Profile (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.

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