Software Update: Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool

Intel has released a new version of its Processor Diagnostic Tool, with version number This tool does its job on Windows desktop and server systems. He can subject an Intel processor to various tests to verify authenticity and specific features, and he can, of course, test the stability of the system with a stress test. The brief list of changes for this release is as follows:

The release includes:

  • The removal of diagnostic modules:
    • CPU Frequency
    • temperature
    • PCH
    • SPBC
  • Removal of redundant and obsolete diagnostic modules.
    • FishCollisions

Bug Fixes

  • SA-00268 – A potential security vulnerability in the Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool may allow escalation of privilege, denial of service, or information disclosure. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Version number
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
Website Intel
License type Freeware