Article ID : 00010204 / Last Modified : 07/23/2019Print

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

    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
      • 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.