While using a computer, sometimes you will feel nervous when it has a lag or abnormal heating up, but you can not know which components in the machine have a problem. The following article will guide you to check whether the CPU on your computer is good or not because the CPU is the most important part of your entire machine.
Download and install the Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool software
First, you must determine whether you are using 32bit or 64bit Windows, to check you right-click Computer icons and select Properties.
Once you’ve determined whether you’re using 32bit or 64bit Windows, continue with the following steps:
Step 1: Go to the link below and select the version of Windows suitable for you.
- Download Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool – check CPU
Step 2: Open the downloaded file, select Install and wait until the installation is complete.
Step 3: Click on the Windows Logo on the main screen and select the Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool, by default when opening, the Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool will automatically check your CPU. If the result is PASS, there is nothing to worry about because your CPU is good.
Note: For older CPUs such as Core 2, there will be cases of FAIL. However, it is only a mistake of the application. To know exactly, you can open Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool, select Tools, select Stop Testing On Fail and select Off.
Once done, turn it off and reopen the Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool, the result will still be FAIL, but try to check more closely with the next window, if only one line is found to fail and that line is BrandSTring and the remaining lines all Pass, your CPU is very good. The BrandString line has reported Fail because the Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool does not receive a Core 2 CPU line.
Thus, with just a few simple steps, you can check whether your CPU is good or not. If you find it useful, be sure to click like, share and leave your comments in the comments.