Intel Performance Maximizer : Official Overclocking Tool for Intel Processors

Intel has released an official overclocking tool calledĀ Intel Performance Maximizer for overclocking some of the ninth-generation Intel processors. This tool works only with a small set of Intel processors specifically belonging to the ninth generation Core processors (includes some Core i9, Core i7 and Core i5 processors). It is able to automatically overclock these processors Read More …

Is Your Intel CPU Vulnerable to MDS or Zombieland Attacks? Check with MDS Tool

This year started with some bad news for the Intel CPU owners when news surfaced about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities that affect all the Intel processors dating as far back as 1995. And now researchers have found that Intel processors are vulnerable to something called Zombieland or MDS (Michroarchitectural Data Sampling) attacks. This new Read More …

Update Intel Drivers in Windows with Intel Driver & Support Assistant

If you have bought a computer having the Intel chips before September 2017 then you may not receive driver updates using the older Intel Driver Update Utility (Intel DUU) because it has been discontinued. Now you have to use a newer software for keeping your Intel drivers updated called Intel Driver & Support Assistant. The Read More …

Find If Your Intel PC is Affected with Security Vulnerability

Recently, some security researchers found out a number of serious vulnerabilities in the Intel processors. Intel researchers also looked into the matter and confirmed the vulnerabilities giving them a code INTEL-SA-00086. TheĀ  identified security vulnerabilities could be very risky for a system using the Intel processors. One of these vulnerabilities allows a potential attacker to Read More …

Does Intel CPU Support Virtualization? Find with Intel Processor Identification Utility

So you want to try out some software like VirtualBox that relies heavily on the virtualization technology support from your computer’s main processor whether it is CPU or or some other kind of processor? The first think you have to find out, of course, is whether your processor supports any kind of virtualization technology or Read More …