Article ID : 00010204 / Last Modified : 08/15/2015

How to determine which Intel® Processor Technology features are supported by the CPU in your VAIO® computer.

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Use the Intel Processor Identification Utility to check the CPU for support of the following advanced technologies:

  • Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT)
  • Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
  • Intel 64 Architecture
  • Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
  • Intel SSE, SSE2, SSE3 and SSE4

To use the Intel Processor Identification Utility, follow the procedure below:

  1. Download and install the Intel Processor Identification Utility from the Intel Web site at http://www.intel.com/support/processors/tools/piu/
    • Follow the on-screen instructions.

      NOTE: If the utility does not open automatically, click the Start button, click All Programs, click the Intel Processor ID Utility folder and then click Intel Processor ID Utility.

    • In the Intel Processor Identification Utility window, click the CPU Technologies tab and then evaluate the report to determine which Intel technologies are supported by your CPU.

      NOTE: For example, if YES is displayed next to Intel Virtualization Technology, the processor supports this feature.

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