CPU-Z Readme file

-----------------Version 1.59
November 2011
Contact : cpuz@cpuid.com
Web page: http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html
Validation page : http://valid.canardpc.com
Hall of Fame : http://valid.canardpc.com/records.php
Forum : http://forum.canardpc.com/forumdisplay.php?f=74
CPUID SDK : http://www.cpuid-pro.com/devkits.php
Configuration file (cpuz.ini)
-----------------------------The configuration file must be named cpuz.ini and be present at the same directo
ry level
as cpuz.exe. It contains the following :
[CPU-Z]
TextFontName=Verdana
TextFontSize=13
TextFontColor=000060
LabelFontName=Verdana
LabelFontSize=13
PCI=1
MaxPCIBus=256
DMI=1
Sensor=1
SMBus=1
Display=1
ShowDutyCycles=0
UseDisplayAPI=1
- TextFontName : Font used for the information boxes.
- TextFontSize : Size of the font used for the information boxes.
- TextFontColor : Color of the font used for the information boxes. Value is exp
ressed in hexadecimal, and consists in a classic Red/Green/Blue color code : RRG
GBB
- LabelFontName : Font used for the label boxes.
- LabelFontSize : Size of the font used for the label boxes.
- Sensor : Set to OFF (or 0) disables sensor chip detection and voltages measure
ment. 1 to enable.
- PCI : Set to OFF (or 0) disables the PCI information. This disables chipset, S
PD and, depending on the hardware, sensoring information. 1 to enable.
- MaxPCIBus : Sets the maximum PCI bus to scan. Default value is 256.
- DMI : Set to OFF (or 0) disables the DMI (Desktop Management Interface) inform
ation. This concerns BIOS vendor and version, motherboard vendor and revision. 1
to enable.
- SMBus : Set to OFF (or 0) disables SMBus information : SPD, and, depending on
the hardware, sensoring information. 1 to enable.
- Display : Set to OFF (or 0) disables the video card information reported in th
e validator. 1 to enable.
- ShowDutyCycles : Set to 1, switches the alternate clock computation method bas
ed on duty cycles. 0 to disable.
- UseDisplayAPI : Set to 1, uses the display driver to read the display adapters
information.

Intel Sandy Bridge-EP processors preliminary support.58 .VIA Nano 1000/2000/3000.GPU frequency report on Intel Sandy Bridge processor.Cores clocks on floating menu. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. .February 2011 . . Keys ---F5 : save the current tab in a bmp file F6 : save the current tab in the clipboard F7 : save cvf file in the current directory Cache Latency Tool -----------------The cache latency tool can be downloaded at that address : http://www.AMD Zacate/Ontario processors support. .AMD Llano processors family (K12). .Intel Core i7-3960X. .Report TDP on main page when available.59 .November 2011 .AMD Opteron Interlagos and Valencia (Bulldozer).Intel Xeon "Westmere-EX" support.txt) in the same directory as the exe file.P67/H67 stepping report. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- .57 . . Eden X2.cpuid. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. .June 2011 .zip History ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. .com/ medias/files/softwares/misc/latency. .Parameters ----------txt=filename : Launch CPU-Z in ghost mode (no interface appears) and generates the register dump file (.Intel X79 chipset (Jaketown). QuadCore.AMD FX "Bulldozer" processors family (K15).Support for Windows 8. .AMD SR56x0 I/O bridge and SP5100 southbridge (Maranello). . . 3930K and 3820 (SandyBridge-E). Nano X2/X3. -core=id : Displays clock speed of core #id (id can be set from 0 to Number of c ores minus one). -html=filename : Same as "-txt" except it generates the html report.

. . . .December 2009 .53.54 . . . .Intel "Clarkdale" platform improved support. . Xeon W3565. .AMD Phenom X2 "Callisto" and Athlon X2 "Regor" processors. .2) . Athlon II X2/X3/X4.Intel Core i5 and Core i3 processors. .1). . .52 .55 . .New design with "Graphics" tab.DirectX 11 detection fix.56 . Core i5-680.53. .52.Intel P55 and US15W chipsets preliminary support. Turion II. 740QM mobile processors. 540UM. .1.53 .ini : UseDisplayAPI ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.AMD 870/880G/890GX + SB800/SB850 chipset.Preliminary support for Intel Pinetrail platform (1. .Fix Core i7 clock bug (1.php#history . Core i7 980X "Gulftown".AMD Phenom II.AMD Phenom TWKR support.New HTML report with less information. .VIA VX900/VX900M and VN1000/VN1000M chipsets.July 2010 . .October 2010 .Intel Xeon 5600 line (32nm) processors.Introduction of validation rooms.Intel Core i7 970 "Gulftown".Intel Atom Z530. .AMD AM3 socket detection improved.AMD Opteron 6-core "Istanbul" processor. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. 430UM. MD5 checksum : please refer to http://www. . .Fix validation issue with AMD Phenom processors (1.Intel Core i7-940XM.Intel Core i7-880.July 2009 .8GHz) and Core 2 Solo processors.AMD Phenom II X6.New parameter in cpuz.NVIDIA GeForce 320M chipset. .New Intel logos. Sempron II. .ATI Radeon 2100 and Radeon X1250 support.Intel P67 chipset.Improved support for Windows 7. .1). . Pentium DC E6300 (2. Athlon II and Sempron II "Caspian" processors. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. . . 840QM. .Intel Mobile Core i7/i5/i3 "Arrendale" (LV and ULV). .NVIDIA nForce 980a chipset support. Core i3-550 processors. Athlon L110. Core i3-370M mobile processors.Intel Pentium P6000 processor. .cpuid.Intel Core i5-450M. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Intel Core i3/i5/i7 "2000" serie processors (Sandy Bridge) with new logos.AMD Phenom FX-5000.com/cpuz. . Core i7-875K and Core i5-655K processors.Intel Core i7 930 & 950.March 2010 .VIA VX800 and VX855 chipsets support.Intel Core i5-760.Hardware virtualization support now reported as instructions set. Turion II Ultra and Athlon II Mobile "Caspian" processors. .

48) : DB78FBF1F99B7709240B495E59758CCE ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.New version with installer.51 .Several bug fixes.Alternate clock computation method based on "duty cycles" for Intel Core 2 pro cessors (see ShowDutyCycles in cpuz. .Improved support for AMD Phenom II processor.AMD Puma platform (Turion & Turion Ultra "Griffin"). .php#history ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.46) : C47432C41EC26156128F7B8E09E884CF -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- .50) : E1C827C54F527404EDDA6D65DA0280D8 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.exe (1.Improved loading time.cpuid. .Intel Xeon EX "Dunnington". MD5 cpuz.December 2008 . .AMD 790GX / SB750 chipset. . MD5 cpuz. .June 2008 .49 .AMD Athlon "Kuma" processor support.47 .NVIDIA ION platform. MD5 cpuz. .50 .April 2009 .NVIDIA MCP79/7A chipset.49) : B836E86B40D7AFAF99D9C512E8CC9FEF ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. .exe (1.AMD Black Edition processors.Support for NVIDIA 740i chipset.48 . .------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Intel Core 2 Duo S Mobile processors.August 2008 . .New online validation process.46 . . .com/cpuz.Intel Atom dual-core version support.Intel "Clarkdale" processor preliminary support.New Intel Core 2 models.Intel Core i7 processor.47) : A7484EFA3C32BC968C248CB1237FF493 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.exe (1.AMD Phenom II processor. .exe (1. . MD5 checksum : please refer to http://www.February 2009 .October 2008 . MD5 cpuz.ini) MD5 cpuz.Improved support for Intel Core i7 (Bloomfield & Gainestown). .exe (1.

2) . .Intel G35 chipset (1.2 .Intel Xeon Tigerton support.45) : DD4E540C04297CF93DC721166C13446E ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. 790i chipsets (1. .41 . . MD5 (1.Intel Core 2 Duo E7x00 processor. 680i.Intel Skulltrail platform support (Core 2 Extreme QX9775 + 5400B MCH).Support for the new validator (1.Intel Dynamic FSB technology support.January 2008 . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Memory modules nominal voltage.NVIDIA MCP73 support.AMD 45 nm Phenom (Dened & Shanghai) processors. . .Preliminary support for VIA Isaiah processor. . .40.AMD Athlon 64-LE 1600 and 1620 support.-----------------1.November 2007 .exe (1.September 2007 . .5 . VIA C7-D.Fix AMD Phenom detection issue on Windows Vista 64.Intel Atom Z500/Z510/Z520/Z530/Z540 processors.July 2007 .AMD K10 Phenom preliminary support. .SiS671/FX/DX/MX northbridge support.Mars 2008 . .42 .44. . .43 .Intel IA64 CPUs support (Itanium / Itanium2)(special thanks to Rami Radi and R ay Hinchliffe). 750i. VIA Eden .May 2008 . .NVIDIA nForce 560 chipset support.44. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Athlon 64 X2 BE & Sempron LE (TDP 45W).45 .Support for all VIA Model D processors: VIA C7-M. VIA Eden. .44.Fix detection issues on unlocked Phenom (ES/BE). .2) : 81FB48A6EC7355E8D0DD71ADC2157CF6 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. . . .Loading progress.44. 780i.Intel Wolfdale/Yorkfield/Penryn CPUs support. .AMD Phenom and Opteron Barcelona support improved. .44.1) .Current core selection menu (right click on the CPU page).Updated support for VIA chipsets (1.NVIDIA 650i. .2) . MD5 cpuz.New CPU voltage monitoring.2) . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Intel XMP profiles support.SiS968 southbridge support. .Memory timings on Intel 5400A/B MCH (Skulltrail).Intel X48 chipset detection.44. . 750a/780a.Intel P45 chipset.

Core 2 Duo E6850. E6650 processors.Added VIA VT8237A southbridge. .New icon. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. G33. . . . RS480/RX480. . . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Intel Pentium D 925 & 945.November 2006 .Added "PCI" and "MaxPCIBus" in the ini file to configure PCI scanning. E6750.Intel GL960/GM965/PM965 chipsets support.ATI RS350.socket 775 Xeon processor.AMD Geode LX processor support. . Mobile Core 2 Duo T5200 support. RS700 c hipsets support. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. RS600/RD600. .38 . . . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Windows Vista 64 support. Q33. RS400.Added Merom XE (X7900/X7800) . RD580/RX580.New parameter "-console" to generate output in a command prompt (Windows XP on ly).Lot of bug fixes. .VIA P4M800CE chipset support. RS482.New HTML report. . . . Q35.AMD Athlon 64 "Lima" processor support.October 2006 .VIA CX700/VX700 chipset.Changed SSE4 to SSSE3 (Supplemental SSE3). .New parameters "-txt" and "-html" (see above).37 .35 .New processor information display. . Celeron 360. Pentium E2140/2160 processors recognition. . .February 2007 . .NVIDIA nForce 520 chipset support.40 .Intel P35. . .VIA P4M890 and P4M900 chipsets. . . .Intel Core 2 Duo E6x20. G31. X38 chipsets support.NVIDIA 650i and 680i chipset.Intel Core 2 Quad. RS690. .AMD Athlon 64 FX-7x processor.Added "-core" parameter to display the clock speed of the specified core.August 2006 .39 .May 2007 .ATI SB600 southbridge support.Preliminary support for Intel Penryn CPUs family (45 nm).Several bug fixes.Intel 5000X/P/Z/V SPD support. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Intel P965 chipset support.June 2006 . .Lot of bug fixes. .36 . .

.33 .Intel i965 chipset support added. . . . . . .Improved support for Intel Conroe/Merom CPUs.Xeon Dual core Dempsey. i975 chipsets.32.ODC (Odd Divisor Correct) for Athlon64 rev E. .April 2006 . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. . . . . i945GT chipsets support.31 .VIA PT880.1 . i955.ULi smbus support improved.Windows Vista product line report.November 2005 . .Several bugs fixed. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Improved support for ATI RS480/482 chipsets.Added Trc (bank cycle time) in DDR2 SPD report.FB-DIMM DDR2 SPD information report.Intel i975X.Turion 64 X2 logo added.April 2006 .Core 2 Duo names and logos added.1 .Celeron 35x Cedar Mill. K8T900 chipsets support.March 2006 .Fix SPD detection problem on SiS 964/965/966 southbridges. .Fix smbus conflict with ClockGen. PT880 Pro.Athlon64 new memory dividers.Enhanced Performance Profile (EPP) memory information report. .Several bug fixed.VIA C7 CPU detection added. . i945.) CPUs support.AMD socket AM2/S1/F (rev F. .VIA C7-M CPU detection added. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. . .Added Pentium D 925.Engineering samples Core based CPUs report. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.nVidia nForce 550/560/570 (MCP55) chipset support. Pentium EE 965. .Celeron M 420/430 Yonah.1 .VIA VT8251 southbridge support. . Pentium D 805. . .32 . .Added K6-2 and K6-III logos. . .Core Solo & Core Duo detection improved.New Intel logos.34. . .Athlon FX-60 detection added.Memory Command Rate timing added.May 2006 .33. .ATI RD580 chipset support.February 2006 . .Fixed HyperTransport information misreports (in dump file).Added Trc (bank cycle time) on i925.

Several bugs fixed.August 2005 .6 .Support for Athlon 64 X2 CPUs . 966) and ULi bridges.New validation system.28 .Several bug fixed.27 .Support for i955X chipset .June 2005 .Support for SMBus on latest SiS bridges (964. Intel Pentium M Yonah SC & DC.New PCI devices report. .ini file. . .New CPU clock computation. 655FX. . .30 .New F7 key to simplifiy the creation of the validation file ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. .Support for Intel Pentium 4 6xx CPUs. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. 965.Increased clocks refresh rate.Support for SiS chipsets improved : 648FX.March 2005 .Intel E7520 chipset support. 656 .New CPUs support : AMD Opteron socket 939. Pentium XE.Latest Sempron and Turion support improved..Improved support for latest AMD CPUs. Opteron 252 .Support for Intel Pentium D. . Pentium M 780 support. 650 and 656 chipsets.26 .Improved stability when several instances of CPU-Z are running in the same tim e. Intel Xeon Paxville.December 2004 . .Improved Windows version report.VCore display on Pentium M CPUs.Bunch of bugs ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.29 .Improved clocks computation. 655TX. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Improved support for SiS 649. . . . . 649. .VCore report on some uGuru mainboards. . AMD Turion. Celeron D 3x1 (EM64T). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Several bug fixed. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.28. Intel 915PM chipset. . . .Hundred of bug fixes.Switch for VCore report in . . .February 2005 .March 2005 . .Support for nVidia nForce4 SLI Intel Edition .Improved support of Transmeta CPUs. .Intel Xeon Potomac. Intel Pentium 4 Cedar Mill and Pres ler.Restored html report in ghost mode (see "Parameters" chapter above).GeForce 6100/6150 (nForce 410/430) chipsets support.

SPD read improvement .September 2004 . Pentium 4 "Prescott" ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. Celeron Prescott .Windows 64 support .KT600 support .January 2004 .one file package .AMD Sempron support .Several bugs fixed ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.23 .25 .DDR2 memory support .W83627THF VRM mode .New report in one file ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Restored html report .New CPUs : Xeon Nocona.Fix AGP side band status ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- .New AMD Athlon 64 steppings .nVidia nForce4 chipset support .New memory SPD page .22 .Fix memory size report .20a .Clock mode when iconized ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.April 2004 .21 .Configuration file .24 .External cache latency tool .October 2003 .memory frequency and ratio on nForce2 .Fix some memory leaks (DMI) .PCI-Express graphic interface support .Intel's CPU number display .June 2004 .------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Intel Pentium 4J support .November 2004 . i925X chipsets support .new chipsets support .Intel LGA775 CPUs support .Fix several bugs ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1.Intel i915P/G.new CPU support : Celeron M.New button to refresh memory timings .

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