Or, in the extremely rare but possible event that the CPU may be acting up, need to test the status of the CPU?
Then the Intel Processor Identification Utility works really well.
It came to us via a support session with Intel a while back.
Here are screenshots of the three tabs available to you:
Frequency Test Tab
CPU Technologies Tab
The data presented in the screenshots is pretty much self explanatory.
CPUID Data Tab
This little tool has helped us out in the past, and we keep an up to date copy on our Technician's Thumb Drive.
Note that the utility checks for updates every six months. Keep in mind that one will need to check the utilitie's version every once in a while, or update when the tool requests it.
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