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Intel Extreme Tuning Utility
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Free Freeware
Windows 10 / 8 / 7
May 25, 2018
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Intel Extreme Tuning Utility Review

Fernando Ortega
Overclock, tune and stress a system with Intel CPUs or mainboards
A review of Intel Extreme Tuning Utility by Fernando Ortega

Intel Extreme Tuning Utility is the official overclocking application for owners of Intel CPUs and motherboards. It can tweak CPU settings, RAM and graphics.

The main system information panel of Intel Extreme Tuning Utility provides you with all of the relevant details about your system and its hardware. This including the CPU model, number of cores, features; The installed memory and its speed; The graphics processor installed with its dedicated video RAM and a few few details about the BIOS and motherboard.

Apart from the overclocking tools provided by the Extreme Tuning Utility, the application also lists detailed information about system components while providing additional tools to perform stress tests.

The GUI (interface) of XTU is very well done. Providing users with easy ways to manipulate their hardware, it's easy on the eyes and not difficult to understand, provided you know about some of the terminology used when tweaking and tuning a PC.

Included with Intel Extreme Tuning Utility are manual tuning options for maximum flexibility in overclocking your system's CPU. A couple of Intel features can be toggled like Turbo Boost Short Power Max and Additional Turbo Voltage.

Stress tests can also be activated for the CPU, memory and graphics; these can be configured to be run for a certain amount of time measured in minutes, hours and days.

All in all, Intel Extreme Tuning Utility is a very comprehensive Intel solution for tuning and stressing your PC and can be very useful for people who wish to push their PCs to the limits.

Intel Extreme Tuning Utility features and highlights:
  • Configure various system performance settings
  • Change select configuration parameters without rebooting your system
  • Individual stress tests available for CPU, graphics, and memory
  • Provides details about the motherboard, processor, and BIOS
  • Multiple hardware monitor options for temperature, voltage, and frequencies
  • Save a profile on your system for various performance configurations for a one-click overclocking experience

Intel Extreme Tuning Utility is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from computer utilities without restrictions. Intel Extreme Tuning Utility is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This system overclock software is filed under:
  • Intel Extreme Tuning Utility Download
  • Freeware Computer Utilities
  • Major release: Intel Extreme Tuning Utility 6.4
  • Free Software Download

Compatibility with this system overclock software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of Intel Extreme Tuning Utility may be available from Intel.

Intel Extreme Tuning Utility has been picked by our editors as very good.
Intel Extreme Tuning Utility has been tested for viruses and malware.
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