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05/26/2016 Version 6.40 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.40:
- Added support of DDR4 memory modules
- Added support of Intel Extreme Memory Profile 2.0 (XMP 2.0)
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel Denverton (SOC), Intel Broxton (SOC), Intel Braswell
- Added detection of Intel Core i7 (Skylake-S), Intel Core i5 (Skylake-S), Intel Core i3 (Skylake-S), Intel Pentium (Skylake-S), Intel Celeron (Skylake-S), Intel Xeon (Skylake-DT), Intel Core i7 Mobile (Skylake-H),
Intel Core i5 Mobile (Skylake-H), Intel Core i3 Mobile (Skylake-H), Intel Xeon (Skylake-H), Intel Core m7 (Skylake-Y), Intel Core m5 (Skylake-Y), Intel Core m3 (Skylake-Y), Intel Pentium Mobile (Skylake-Y), Intel Core i7 Mobile (Skylake-U), Intel Core i5 Mobile (Skylake-U), Intel Core i3 Mobile (Skylake-U), Intel Pentium Mobile (Skylake-U), Intel Celeron Mobile (Skylake-U), Intel Core i7 (Broadwell-H), Intel Core i5 (Broadwell-H), Intel Core i7 Mobile (Broadwell-H), Intel Core i5 Mobile (Broadwell-H), Intel Xeon (Broadwell-H), Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition (Broadwell-E), Intel Core i7 (Broadwell-E), Intel Pentium (Braswell), Intel Celeron (Braswell), Intel Atom (Goldmont), Intel Pentium (Broadwell-DE) processors
- Added detection of AMD A Series (Bristol Ridge), AMD FX (Bristol Ridge), AMD RX (Merlin Falcon), AMD A Series (Carrizo-L), AMD E Series (Carrizo-L), AMD GX (Steppe Eagle), AMD A Series (Carrizo), AMD FX (Carrizo), AMD Athlon X4 (Carrizo), AMD Athlon X4 (Kaveri), AMD Sempron X2 (Trinity), AMD Sempron X2 (Richland) processors
- Added preliminary support of Intel Kabylake-U/Y, Intel Kabylake-H/S, Intel SoFIA LTE 2 family processors
- Added preliminary support of AMD Stoney Ridge, AMD Summit Ridge, AMD Raven Ridge family processors
- Added detection of new processors features: User-Mode Instruction Prevention, Protection Keys for User-Mode Pages, RDPID Instruction, SGX Launch Configuration, AMD MONITORX/MWAITX Instructions
- Improved support of Intel Goldmont family processors
- Fixed detection of Intel Core i3 (Haswell-ULT) processor
- Fixed detection of JEDEC memory timings on some DDR3 memory modules
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
05/26/2016 Version 3.40 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
04/28/2015 Version 6.30 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.30:
- Added calculation of SSD Remaining Life
- Added detection of SSD TRIM Command
- Added calculation of Total NAND Writes parameter on some SSD drives
- Added detection of Form Factor and Rotation Rate on some modern drives
- Added detection of current SATA speed
- Improved support of SSD S.M.A.R.T. parameters
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel Sunrise Point-LP, Intel Lewisburg chipset
- Added support of SMBIOS 3.0.0 standard
- Added detection of Intel Xeon Phi (Knights Landing), Intel Core i7 Mobile (Broadwell-U), Intel Core i5 Mobile (Broadwell-U), Intel Core i3 Mobile (Broadwell-U), Intel Pentium Mobile (Broadwell-U), Intel Celeron Mobile (Broadwell-U), Intel Atom (Braswell), Intel Pentium Mobile (Braswell), Intel Celeron Mobile (Braswell) processors
- Added detection of Max TDP on Intel Atom (Avoton/Rangeley) processors
- Added preliminary support of Intel Xeon Phi (Knights Corner), Intel Xeon (Sky Lake), Intel Atom (SoFIA 3G-R), Intel Goldmon, Intel Cannonlake processors
- Improved support of Intel Xeon D (Broadwell-DE), Intel Xeon (Broadwell-E), Intel Braswell series processors
- Fixed detection of FSB clock on AMD Trinity APU
- Fixed calculation of Host Reads/Writes parameter on some SSD drives
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
04/28/2015 Version 3.30 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

12/16/2014 Version 6.23 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.23:
- Added preliminary support of Intel Braswell processors
- Added detection of new processors features: AVX-512 Integer Fused Multiply-Add, AVX-512 Vector Bit Manipulation, PCOMMIT Instruction, CLWB Instruction
- Fixed bug with empty memory modules in the System Summary
- Added the ability to write a bootable ISO image to a USB flash drive
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
12/16/2014 Version 3.23 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

09/30/2014 Version 6.22 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.22:
- Fixed program crash on some Intel Core 2 Quad, Intel Core 2 Duo processors appeared in previous version
09/30/2014 Version 3.22 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

09/24/2014 Version 6.21 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.21:
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel Sunrise Point-H chipset
- Added detection of Intel Core i7 Extreme (Haswell-E), Intel Xeon (Haswell-E) processors
- Added detection of Max TDP on Intel Haswell-E series processors
- Added preliminary support of Intel Brystal Well, AMD Carrizo processors
- Improved support of Intel Core M processors
- Improved support for Intel Turbo Boost technology on processors with more than 8 cores
- Fixed detection of expected clock on some Intel processors
- Fixed detection of XMP memory timings on some DDR3 memory modules
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
09/24/2014 Version 3.21 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

07/23/2014 Version 6.20 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.20:
- Added detection of Level 4 cache size and parameters
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel Wildcat Point-LP, Intel 9 Series chipset, Intel BayTrail SoC
- Added detection of AMD FX series (Kaveri), AMD A Mobile series (Kaveri), AMD RX series (Bald Eagle), AMD A series (Mullins), AMD E series (Mullins), AMD A series (Beema), E series (Beema), AMD Athlon (Kabini), AMD Sempron (Kabini) processors
- Added preliminary support of Intel Broadwell-E, Intel Broadwell-DE processors
- Added detection of new processors features: AVX-512 Byte and Word Instructions, AVX-512 Doubleword and Quadword, AVX-512 Vector Length Extensions
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
07/23/2014 Version 3.20 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

03/20/2014 Version 6.14 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.14:
- Added preliminary support of Intel Sky Lake, Intel Moorefield, Intel Denverton processors
- Fixed detection of Intel Bay Trail-M family processors
- Added detection of new processors features: SCLFLUSHOPT Instruction, Quality of Service Enforcement, Debug Interface MSR
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
03/20/2014 Version 3.14 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

01/22/2014 Version 6.13 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.13:
- Added detection of Intel Celeron (Haswell-DT), Intel Celeron Mobile (Haswell-H), Intel Celeron Mobile (Haswell-ULX) processors
- Improved support of AMD Kaveri family processors
- Fixed detection of Intel Xeon (Nocona), Intel Xeon (Irwindale) processors
- Fixed detection of temperature and Turbo Clock information of Intel Atom (Bay Trail, Avoton/Rangeley) processors
- Added detection of new processors feature: PREFETCHWT1 Instruction
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
01/22/2014 Version 3.13 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

11/26/2013 Version 6.12 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.12:
- Added detection of Intel Core i7 Mobile (Haswell-ULX), Intel Core i5 Mobile (Haswell), Intel Core i3 Mobile (Haswell), Intel Pentium Mobile (Haswell), Intel Pentium Mobile (Haswell-ULX), Intel Celeron Mobile (Haswell), Intel Celeron Mobile (Haswell-ULT), Intel Quark SoC processors
- Improved support of Intel Bay Trail family processors
- Improved support of Intel Atom (Avoton), Intel Atom (Rangeley), Intel Atom (Penwell) processors
- Added preliminary support of Intel Broadwell processors
- Added detection of new processors features: AVX-512 Foundation Instructions, AVX-512 Prefetch Instructions, AVX-512 Exponential and Reciprocal, AVX-512 Conflict Detection, Software Guardxtensions (SGX), Memory Protection Extensions (MPX), Processor Trace (PT), Secure Hash Algorithm Extensions
(SHA)
- Fixed detection of Intel Core i3 (Haswell-DT), Intel Pentium (Haswell-DT) processors
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
11/26/2013 Version 3.12 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

09/10/2013 Version 6.11 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.11:
- Added detection of Intel Xeon E5 (Ivy Bridge-E), Intel Core i7 Extreme (Ivy Bridge-E), Intel Core i7 (Ivy Bridge-E), Intel Pentium (Haswell-ULT), Intel Core 2 Duo (Conroe-CL), Intel Core 2 Solo (Merom-L), Intel Pentium (Penryn-L) processors
- Added detection of Package Temperature of Intel processors
- Added detection of Intel processor Max TDP
- Added enhanced information about Intel Turbo Boost technology
- Added information about family release date, transistor count, die size of Intel processors
- Fixed detection of Intel Haswell-ULT family processors
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
09/10/2013 Version 3.11 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

07/24/2013 Version 6.10 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.10:
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel Wellsburg, Intel Coleto Creek, AMD CZ chipset, VIA VX855/VX875 processor, Intel Avoton SoC
- Added detection of Intel Xeon E3 (Haswell), Intel Core i7 (Crystal Well), Intel Core i7 (Haswell), Intel Core i5 (Crystal Well), Intel Core i5 (Haswell), Intel Core i3 (Haswell), Intel Pentium (Haswell), Intel Core i7 Mobile (Crystal Well), Intel Core i7 Extreme Mobile (Haswell), Intel Core i7 Mobile (Haswell), Intel Core i5 Mobile (Haswell), Intel Core i3 Mobile (Haswell), Intel EP80578, AMD Opteron (Kyoto), AMD A series (Temash), AMD A series (Kabini), AMD G series (Kabini), AMD E series (Kabini), AMD Z series (Hondo), AMD Athlon X4 (Trinity), AMD Athlon X4 (Richland), AMD Athlon X2 (Trinity), AMD Athlon X2 (Richland), RDC IAD 100 processors
- Added preliminary support of Intel Haswell-E, Intel Silvermont processors
- Added detection of new processors features: Quality of Service Monitoring, Deprecated FPU CS and FPU DS, AMD Streaming Performance Monitor, AMD Data Breakpoint Extension, AMD Performance TSC, AMD L2I Performance Counter Ext., AMD Processor Feedback Interface, AMD Processor Accumulator
- Improved support of Intel Haswell family, AMD Jaguar family processors
- Improved support of VIA Nano (clock ratio, expected clock, processor number) processor
- Fixed detection of AMD FX (Vishera) processor
- Fixed detection of clock multiplier of VIA C7/C7-M processors
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
07/24/2013 Version 3.10 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

05/22/2013 Version 6.04 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.04:
- Added support of SMBIOS 2.8.0 standard
- Added detection of Intel Core i3 Mobile (Ivy Bridge) processor
- Fixed detection of Intel Dual-Core Xeon E3 (Ivy Bridge) processor
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
05/22/2013 Version 3.04 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

03/27/2013 Version 6.03 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.03:
- Added detection of Intel Pentium Mobile (Ivy Bridge), Intel Celeron Mobile (Ivy Bridge), Intel Atom (Centerton), Intel Atom (Penwell), AMD A series (Richland) processors
- Added preliminary support of Intel Ivy Bridge-E, Intel Haswell, AMD Jaguar processors
- Added detection of new processors features: Time Stamp Counter Adjust, RDSEED Instruction, ADCX/ADOX Instructions, CLAC/STAC Instructions
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
03/27/2013 Version 3.03 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

12/19/2012 Version 6.02 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.02:
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel Lynx Point-LP chipset
- Added detection of Intel Core i3 (Ivy Bridge), Intel Pentium (Ivy Bridge), Intel Celeron (Ivy Bridge), Intel Atom (Cloverview), AMD Opteron (Abu Dhabi), AMD Opteron (Seoul), AMD Opteron (Delhi), AMD FirePro processors
- Fixed program crash while saving the INI report in some rare cases
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
12/19/2012 Version 3.02 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

07/18/2012 Version 6.01 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.01:
- Added information about family release date, transistor count, die size of AMD processors
- Added detection of Intel Core i5 Mobile (Ivy Bridge) processor
- Added preliminary support of AMD Kaveri processor
- Fixed detection of Intel Pentium Mobile (Sandy Bridge) processor
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
07/18/2012 Version 3.01 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

05/29/2012 Version 6.00 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 6.00:
- Added detection of processor temperature and voltage
- Added detection of expected (not-overclocked) clock of AMD processors
- Added detection of Max Turbo Clock of processors with AMD Turbo Core Technology
- Added detection of AMD processor MaxTDP
- Added detection of Intel QPI (QuickPath Interconnect) Speed
- Added detailed information about HyperTransport (frequency, version, width)
- Added detection of AMD northbridge clock and voltage
- Added calculation of Host Reads parameter on SSD devices
- Added detection of Intel Xeon (Ivy Bridge), Core i5 (Ivy Bridge), Core i7 Extreme Mobile (Ivy Bridge), Core i7 Mobile (Ivy Bridge), AMD Opteron (Zurich), AMD R Series, AMD Geode NX processors
- Added detection of new processors features: Hardware Lock Elision, Restricted Transactional Memory, Power Limit Notification, Extended Clock Modulation Duty, Package Thermal Management, Hardware Coordination Feedback, ACNT2 Capability, Performance-Energy Bias, Supervisor Mode Execution Protection, (RD/WR)(FS/GS) BASE Instructions, Bit Manipulation 1 Instructions, Bit Manipulation 2 Instructions, Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2), Enhanced REP MOVSB/STOSB, INVPCID Instruction, XSAVEOPT Instruction
- Added preliminary support of AMD FX series (Vishera) processors
- Improved support of Intel Ivy Bridge, Intel Sandy Bridge, Intel Sandy Bridge-E, Intel Westmere-EX family and Intel Atom (Cedarview) processors
- Improved support of AMD Trinity family, AMD Family 15h, AMD Geode LX processors
- Reduced memory requirements
- Fixed detection of 4 GB DDR3 memory modules
- Fixed detection of clock multiplier of AMD Family 12h, AMD Family 14h, AMD Family 6 Mobile processors
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database

05/29/2012 Version 3.00 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

03/20/2012 Version 5.53 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.53:
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel Lynx Point chipset
- Added detection of Intel Xeon (Sandy Bridge-E) processor
- Added detection of new processors feature: AMD Effective Frequency Interface
- Fixed calculation of HDD health status in some rare cases
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database

03/20/2012 Version 2.13 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

12/20/2011 Version 5.52 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.52:
- Added detection of Intel Atom (Cedarview) processor
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database

12/20/2011 Version 2.12 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

11/22/2011 Version 5.51 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.51:
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel 6 Series/C200 Series chipset, Intel X79 chipset, Intel DH89xxCC series chipset, Intel System Controller Hub, Intel Panther Point chipset, AMD Hudson-2 chipset, ServerWorks HT1100 south bridge, Intel Atom E6xx processor
- Added detection of Intel Core i7 Extreme (Sandy Bridge-E), Intel Core i7 (Sandy Bridge-E), Intel Celeron (Sandy Bridge), AMD Opteron (Valencia), AMD Opteron (Interlagos), AMD Z series, AMD E series (Llano), AMD AMD Athlon II X4 (Llano), AMD Athlon II X2 (Llano), AMD Sempron X2 (Llano) processors
- Added preliminary support of Intel Ivy Bridge, AMD Trinity processors
- Added detection of new processors features: RDRAND Insruction Supported, AMD Translation Cache Extension, AMD Topology Extensions, AMD Core Performance Counter Ext., AMD NB Performance Counter Ext.
- Improved support of AMD A series, AMD E series (Llano) processors
- Fixed reading of SPD information on ATI SB800 south bridge
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
11/22/2011 Version 2.11 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

06/14/2011 Version 5.50 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.50:
- Removed Windows 95/98/Me support. Please use ASTRA32 for Windows NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7/95/98/ME. Please visit http://www.astra32.com to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
- Added support of Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
- Added support of SMBIOS 2.7.1 standard
- Added detection of Intel Xeon (Sandy Bridge), Intel Xeon (Westmere-EX), Intel Core i7 Extreme (Sandy Bridge), Intel Core i5 (Sandy Bridge), Intel Core i3 (Sandy Bridge), Intel Pentium (Sandy Bridge), Intel Core i7 Extreme Mobile (Sandy Bridge), Intel Core i7 Mobile (Sandy Bridge), Intel Core i5 Mobile (Sandy Bridge), Intel Core i3 Mobile (Sandy Bridge), Intel Celeron (Sandy Bridge), Intel Atom (Lincroft), AMD FX series, AMD Phenom II XLT, AMD Athlon II XLT, AMD Athlon II XL, AMD A series, AMD C series, AMD E series, AMD G series processors
- Added detection of new processors features: Process Context Identifiers, Time Stamp Counter Deadline
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
06/14/2011 Version 2.10 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
12/20/2010 Version 5.48 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.48:
- Added detection of Intel EP80579 processor
- Fixed detection of Intel Core i7 (Gulftown), VIA Nano processors
- Fixed detection of cache size and parameters of Intel Core i7 (Gulftown) processor
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
12/20/2010 Version 2.08 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
11/18/2010 Version 5.47 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.47:
- Added support of SMBIOS 2.7 standard
- Added detection of Intel Core i7 (Sandy Bridge), Intel Core i7 (Gulftown), Intel Celeron Mobile (Arrandale), Intel Atom (Tunnel Creek), AMD Opteron 41xx, AMD Turion II Neo Dual-Core, AMD Athlon II Neo Dual-Core, AMD Athlon II Neo, AMD Sempron X2 (Regor), AMD V Series Dual-Core, AMD V Series (Geneva) processors
- Added detection of new processors features: F16C Instruction Supported, AMD Core Performance Boost, AMD Light Weight Profiling (LWP), AMD FMA4 Insruction Supported, AMD TBM Insruction Supported
- Increased the speed of report generation
- Fixed detection of Intel Core i5 (Lynnfield) processor
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
11/18/2010 Version 2.07 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
06/22/2010 Version 5.46 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.46:
- Added reading of SPD information on nVidia MCP89 south bridge
- Added detection of Intel Xeon (Clarkdale), Intel Xeon (Gulftown), Intel Xeon (Beckton), Intel Xeon (Jasper Forest), Intel Pentium Mobile (Arrandale), Intel Celeron (Jasper Forest), AMD Phenom II X6, AMD Phenom II X4 (Zosma), AMD Phenom II Mobile, AMD Turion II, AMD Turion II Neo, AMD Athlon II Mobile, AMD Athlon II Mobile Neo, AMD V1xx Series processors
- Fixed detection of Intel Quade-Core Xeon (Dunnington) processor
- Fixed program hang-up during S.M.A.R.T. test in some rare cases
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
06/22/2010 Version 2.06 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
02/08/2010 Version 5.45 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.45:
- Added calculation of Host Writes parameter on Intel SSD
- Added support of Intel SSD S.M.A.R.T. parameters
- Added detection of Max Turbo Clock of processors with Intel Dynamic Acceleration Technology
- Added detection of Intel Core i7 Mobile (Arrandale), Intel Core i5 Mobile, Intel Core i3 Mobile, Intel Atom (Pineview), AMD Athlon II processors
- Improved support of Intel Lynnfield/Clarksfield family processors
- Fixed detection of Core i5 (Clarkdale), Core i3, Pentium (Clarkdale) processors
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
02/08/2010 Version 2.05 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
10/26/2009 Version 5.44 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.44:
- Added support of SMBIOS 2.6.1 standard
- Improved DDR3 memory modules support
- Added detection of Intel Quad-Core Xeon (Lynnfield), Intel Core i9, Intel Core i5 (Clarkdale), Intel Core i3, Intel Core i7 Mobile, Intel Core i7 Mobile Extreme Edition, Intel Pentium (Clarkdale), Intel Celeron (Wolfdale), AMD Opteron (Magny-Cours), AMD Athlon II Dual-Core, AMD Athlon Neo X2, AMD Athlon X2 (Conesus), AMD Athlon (Sable), AMD Athlon (Huron), AMD Turion II Ultra Dual-Core Mobile, AMD Turion II Dual-Core Mobile, AMD Turion Neo X2, AMD Turion X2 (Conesus), AMD Sempron X2, AMD Sempron (Conesus), DM&P Vortex86DX, DM&P Vortex86MX
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
10/26/2009 Version 2.04 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
06/17/2009 Version 5.43 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.43:
- Added support of DDR3 memory modules
- Added detection of Intel Dual-Core Xeon (Bloomfield), Intel Quad-Core Xeon (Bloomfield), AMD Six-Core Opteron
- Added detection of memory modules manufacturing location for some vendors
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
06/17/2009 Version 2.03 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
03/31/2009 Version 5.42 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.42:
- Added detection of Intel Lynnfield, AMD Opteron (Santa Rosa), AMD Athlon (Lima), AMD Athlon Neo, AMD Sempron Dual Core (Tyler), AMD Sempron (Huron)
- Added Insyde BIOS for Acer support
- Added new command line switch /C - specify comment
- Fixed program hang-up on Intel Core i7 based computers
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
03/31/2009 Version 2.02 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
12/04/2008 Version 5.41 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.41:
- Added support of SMBIOS 2.6 standard
- Added detection of HD DVD-R DL, HD DVD-RW, HD DVD-RW DL write features
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel P55 chipset, VIA VX800/VX820 chipset, VIA VT8237S, nVidia MCP73/MCP78/MCP79 south bridges
- Added detection of Intel Quad-Core Xeon (Gainestown), Intel Dual-Core Xeon (Gainestown), Intel Core i7 Extreme, Intel Core 2 Quad Mobile, Pentium Dual-Core (Wolfdale), Intel Core 2 Solo (Penryn), Celeron M (Penryn)
- Fixed detection of AMD Family 11h processors
- Fixed detection of Intel Atom clock multiplier
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
12/04/2008 Version 2.01 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
07/31/2008 Version 5.40 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.40:
- Added reading of SPD information on SiS 662 chipset
- Added detection of Intel Nehalem-EX, Intel Xeon MP (Dunnington), Intel Atom (Diamondville, Silverthorne), AMD Opteron (Shanghai), AMD Phenom (Deneb, Propus, Heka, Regor), AMD Phenom X3, AMD Athlon X2 (Brisbane), AMD Athlon 64 X2 (Lion), AMD Athlon 64 (Richmond), AMD Athlon (Orleans), AMD Sempron X2, AMD Sempron (Keene, Sable), AMD Mobile Sempron (Sherman), AMD Turion 64 X2 Ultra, AMD Turion 64 X2 (Lion) processors
- Improved support of VIA C7 processor
- Added detection of new processors features: FMA Instructions Set, AES Instructions Set, Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX), Dynamic Acceleration Technology, MOVBE Insruction Supported, PCLMULQDQ Instruction Supported, XSAVE Insructions Supported, OS Supports XSAVE Instructions
- Fixed program hang-up during SCSI detection on some configuration
- Some minor bugs fixed
- Updated program database
07/31/2008 Version 2.00 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
02/21/2008 Version 5.35 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.35:
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel ICH10 hub and nVidia MCP67 south bridge
- Added report of chipset code name
- Added detection of memory modules max case temperature
- Added detection of Intel Quad-Core Xeon (Yorkfield), Intel Dual-Core Xeon (Wolfdale, Wolfdale DP), Intel Core 2 Extreme (Penryn), Intel Celeron Dual-Core, Celeron (Yonah), VIA Isaiah processors
- Added detection of new processors features: Intel Trusted Execution Technology, 64-bit Debug Store
- Improved support of AMD Phenom family processor
- Fixed support of DDR2-1066 memory modules
- Updated program database
02/21/2008 Version 1.56 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
11/14/2007 Version 5.34 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.34:
- Improved multiprocessor support
- Added detection of CD/DVD device physical interface type (ATAPI, Serial ATAPI, SCSI, USB, Fibre Channel, IEEE)
- Added detection of DVD-RW DL, HD DVD-R DL, HD DVD-RW, HD DVD-RW DL read features
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel Tolapai processor
- Added detection of Intel Quad-Core Xeon (Tigerton), Intel Dual-Core Xeon (Tigerton), Intel Core 2 Extreme Mobile, Intel Pentium Dual-Core Mobile (Merom), Intel Celeron (Conroe-L/Merom-L), AMD Embedded Opteron, AMD Athlon 64 X2 (Tyler), AMD Turion 64 X2 (Hawk, Griffin) processors
- Added detection of new processors features: x2APIC Architecture, AMD SSE5A Extensions
- Added $DAY$, $MONTH$ and $YEAR$ macros support in batch mode
- Added PCI devices dump and CPU dump at the end of the text report
- Fixed program hang-up during S.M.A.R.T. test on some HDD
- Fixed reading of SPD information on some memory modules
- Updated program database
11/12/2007 Version 1.55 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
07/24/2007 Version 5.33 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.33:
- Added support of SMBIOS 2.6a preliminary standard
- Added detection of L3 cache size and parameters on AMD processors
- Added detection of new processors features: AMD SKINIT, STGI, DEV Supported, AMD Watchdog Timer, AMD 1-GB Large Page
- Fixed program slowdown during DMI/SMBIOS test (if program run from a floppy disk)
- Fixed detection of Intel Pentium family processors
- Fixed detection of cache associativity on AMD processors
- Updated program database
07/24/2007 Version 1.54 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
05/30/2007 Version 5.32 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.32:
- Added detection of High Definition Audio codec name
- Added detection of SCSI and USB CD/DVD devices
- Improved detection of ATAPI devices
- Added calculation of memory module's manufacture date
- Added reading of SPD information on VIA CX700 south bridge
- Added detection of monitor aspect ratio
- Added detection of Intel Quad-Core Xeon (Penryn), Intel Core 2 Extreme (Yorkfield), Intel Core 2 Quad (Yorkfield), Intel Core 2 Duo (Wolfdale), Intel Pentium (Conroe), Intel Pentium Dual-Core Mobile, Intel Celeron M (Conroe-L, Merom-L), Intel A1xx, AMD Opteron (Barcelona, Budapest), AMD Phenom FX, AMD Phenom X4, AMD Phenom X2, AMD Athlon X2, AMD Sempron (Spica), AMD Turion 64 X2 (Trinidad), AMD Turion 64 (Richmond), AMD Mobile Sempron (Keene)
- Added detection of new processors features: Streaming SIMD Ext 4.1 (SSE4.1), Streaming SIMD Ext 4.2 (SSE4.2), AMD SSE4A Extensions, AMD Misaligned SSE, AMD 3DNow! Prefetch, POPCNT Insruction Supported, Performance Debug Capab. MSR, Advanced Bit Manipulation, OS Visible Workaround, Instruction Based Sampling, AMD 100MHz Multiplier Steps, AMD Hardware P-State Control
- Reduced memory requirements
- Fixed program hang-up during IDE3 detection on some configurations
- Fixed reading of SPD information on Intel ICH6/7/8/9 hub in some cases
- Fixed detection of Intel Virtualization Technology, Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology and LAHF/SAHF Instructions support on Intel Core 2 family CPU's
- Updated program database
05/30/2007 Version 1.53 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
03/05/2007 Version 1.52 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

02/09/2007 Version 5.31 of the ASTRA has been released

New in the version 5.31:
- Added detection of ATA/ATAPI devices interface type (Parallel ATA, Serial ATA I, Serial ATA II)
- Added detection of SATA NCQ command
- Added reading SMBIOS structures from extended memory
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel ICH9 hub, ATI IXP SB600, SiS 965, SiS 966, SiS 968 south bridges and SiS 741 chipset
- Added detection of Intel Quad-Core Xeon (Kentsfield), Intel Core 2 Quad, AMD Dual-Core Opteron (Hound), AMD Athlon 64 FX (Brisbane), AMD Athlon 64 X2 (Brisbane), AMD Athlon 64 (Lima), AMD Turion 64 X2 (Tyler) and AMD Sempron (Sparta) processors
- Added Phoenix for Wistron support
- Fixed program hang-up on SiS 5xx processor
- Fixed detection of AMD extended model 4 processors
- Fixed detection of PnP devices on some Intel server motherboards
- Fixed detection of old (286, 386, some 486) processors
- Updated program database
02/09/2007 Version 1.51 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

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