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CPU-Z (Portable)

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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.
  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.
Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/30/2019.

A freeware system profiler (system monitor) application that detects the central processing unit, RAM, motherboard chipset, and other hardware features of a modern personal computer, and presents the information in one window:

  • Processor name and number, codename, process, package, cache levels.
  • Mainboard and chipset.
  • Memory type, size, timings, and module specifications (SPD).
  • Real time measurement of each core's internal frequency, memory frequency.


To install CPU-Z (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install cpu-z.portable

To upgrade CPU-Z (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade cpu-z.portable


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'cpu-z.portable'
    $url32       = ''
    $url64       = $url32
    $checksum32  = '6a6563464184a5a6158ae9a9860927ac05b73cbb6f262453cd5433d4a8d79cd9'
    $checksum64  = $checksum32
    $toolsPath   = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = $packageName
      url                    = $url32
      url64bit               = $url64
      checksum               = $checksum32
      checksum64             = $checksum64
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      checksumType64         = 'sha256'
      unzipLocation          = $toolsPath
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    if (Get-ProcessorBits 64) {
        Remove-Item $toolsPath\cpuz_x32.exe
        Move-Item -force $toolsPath\cpuz_x64.exe $toolsPath\cpuz.exe
    } else {
        Remove-Item $toolsPath\cpuz_x64.exe
        Move-Item -force $toolsPath\cpuz_x32.exe $toolsPath\cpuz.exe
    Write-Host "$packageName installed to $toolsPath"

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This package has no dependencies.

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Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
CPU-Z (Portable) 1.90 84 Thursday, August 29, 2019 approved
CPU-Z (Portable) 310 Thursday, June 27, 2019 approved
CPU-Z (Portable) 48 Wednesday, June 26, 2019 approved
CPU-Z (Portable) 1.89 903 Friday, May 24, 2019 approved
CPU-Z (Portable) 1127 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 approved
CPU-Z (Portable) 1.88 722 Friday, March 29, 2019 approved
CPU-Z (Portable) 2026 Wednesday, November 28, 2018 approved
CPU-Z (Portable) 1.87 334 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 approved
CPU-Z (Portable) 889 Friday, September 21, 2018 approved
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