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Does this turbo boost make your CPU a lot faster than usual? I want to know how so. Can anyone explain it simply?
Intel Turbo Boost technology is implemented in the Systems with 3rd generation core processors (i5 & i7). If the processor is operating at a lower power, current and temperature limits specified, the Intel Turbo Boost Technology allows the processor cores to run at a higher rate than the specified frequency limit.
Intel Turbo Boost technology is initiated when the operating system requests extreme performance from the Processor. The maximum frequency attained by using this technology is dependent on the number of cores in operation. The duration for which Intel Turbo Boost is active is determined by the factors such as the amount of work and the functioning environment. However, the threshold is dependent upon the features such as the number of cores in operation, current ingestion, power depletion and the temperature at which the processor is functioning. If the processor is functioning well within the limits and the user demands more capability to perform surplus work, the frequency at which the processor is functioning will be incremented animatedly untill the specified threshold is realized. Intel Turbo Boost has numerous processes working simultaneously to administer the parameters of the processor like power, temperature, current ingestion to provide extreme functioning and efficacy in power consumption. The processor is operated in short burst at threshold to provide extreme functioning capability.