Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool

Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool for UEFI Overview

The purpose of the Intel® Processor Diagnostic Tool (IPDT) is to verify the functionality of an Intel® microprocessor. The diagnostic checks for brand identification, verifies the processor operating frequency, tests specific processor features and performs a stress test on the processor.

This websites contains the files and instructions to enable you to create a bootable UEFI version of IPDT.

Unified Extansible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a specification that defines the software interface between an operating system and platform firmware. 
Running IPDT in this enviroment allows you to run diagnostics on your Intel processor before the operating system boots.

You may download the UEFI versions of IPDT (32bit and 64bit) here.

You may download the Microsoft Windows versions of IPDT (32bit and 64bit) here.

You may download the Linux versions of IPDT (32bit and 64bit) here.


UEFI Bootable USB with IPDT Instructions:  (Full instructions in Documentation section)

  1. Format a USB Flash device
    • Format a USB flash device using Fat32 format.
  2. Copy IPDT UEFI files to USB
    • Download and unzip the contents of IPDT UEFI Zip file to your USB
    • IPDT UEFI (32bit and 64bit) zip files available here
  3. Boot your system using IPDT UEFI USB
    • Insert IPDT UEFI USB in your system with the Intel Processor you wish to test
    • Set the system to boot from IPDT UEFI USB as first boot device - in your systems BIOS
    • You may need to disable Secure Boot.
    • Consult your systems user manual on how to boot to UEFI.