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Intel® Desktop Boards Software

Intel® Desktop Boards Software

Boost PC Performance and Productivity

Increase the performance and visual clarity of your games, install powerful security, manage your network and assets, and diagnose and repair your systems remotely. As part of your genuine Intel® Desktop Boards purchase you receive bundled software and special downloads designed to do all of these things and more.

Not only do you get some of the most useful and popular software applications available today, but you also have access to a suite of powerful Intel-developed tools to help you with tasks from overclocking to identity protection.

Developed Software

Intel® Integrator Toolkit

BIOS customization utility designed for professional system integrators building systems with Intel® Desktop Boards.

Intel® Integrator Assistant

Intel® Integrator Assistant makes it easy to customize and configure Intel® Desktop Boards through an easy to use Microsoft Windows* interface.

Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU)

Overclock the CPU, memory, and system clocks, or monitor system temperatures, voltages, and fan speeds.

Intel® Desktop Utilities

Audit, detect, and receive alerts of changes in temperatures, voltages and fan speeds that impact your overall PC health.

Intel® System Defense Utility

Easy console that lets users explore Intel® vProTM features available on Executive Series desktop boards.

Bundled Software1

McAfee Antivirus Plus*

Keep your PC safe from viruses, Trojans, spyware, and malware it might pick up from email, USB sticks, removable hard drives, or simply browsing online.

ESET Smart Security* 5

Protect against Internet threats, cybercriminals, junk mail, and hackers by adding an intelligent firewall, advanced anti-spam technology, and parental controls.

Lucid Virtu* GPU

Balance the advanced power-efficient, built-in media features of integrated GPUs with the high-end performance features of discrete GPUs.


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Laplink PCmover*

Automatically move programs, files, and settings from an old PC to a new PC—even restore from an image (or old hard drive) or perform an in-place upgrade.

Dolby Home Theater* v4

Dolby Home Theater is a premium suite of post-processing technologies designed to deliver a high-fidelity surround sound experience on PCs.


Intel® Visual BIOS

Mouse-controlled UEFI BIOS with a user-friendly interface that goes beyond traditional keyboard-only controls. Animated visual controls for setting processor speed, boot order priority, and temperatures.

Intel® Rapid BIOS Boot

Streamline EFI BIOS with tools and example code to optimize Intel® Server Boards for High Performance Computing (HPC) clusters.

Product and Performance Information


1. Included on the Express Installer DVD shipped with Boxed Intel® Desktop Boards only. Some software may not be included with all products. Check individual DVDs or product packaging for software availability.