Explains inability to overclock or use Intel® XTU on some systems.
- Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU) installed but unable to overclock the processor.
- Profile created for Intel® XTU but unable to apply.
- Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU) installed on laptop but unable to overclock the processor.
Some versions of Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility can be installed in laptops or systems and these versions will not work for overclocking purpose. This is because overclocking with Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility only works for Intel® Core™ processors that include the letter K or X in the product line suffix.
When the tool is installed in your laptop with an unsupported processor, the user can view system information parameters such as processor information and motherboard and BIOS information. However, using the tool to change parameters in your laptop, such as core voltage, can result in inconclusive and unreliable behavior due to unsupported processor.