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Windows 7: Intel core i3 Turbo boost

13 Apr 2013   #11

windows 7 ultimate x32

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From all my knowledge and I've found, i3's can't use TurboBoost and don't support the TurboBoost feature, the option could be greyed out since the setting may not actually be active, due the processor you have.
Even I think the same but just curious
xBR already gave the exact explanation. Turbo boost is greyed out because your processor does not simply support it. What if you suddenly decide to upgrade to i5 or i7? That is the reason why it's there.
Okay then leaving multiplier at x22 Thanks guys

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13 Apr 2013   #12
x BlueRobot


Your welcome, glad to help :)
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13 Apr 2013   #13

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1

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I believe the TurboBoost option is still available within your BIOS since your motherboard supports i5 and i7 CPUs also, the setting may have been enabled by default.

Motherboard Documentation - Intel DH55PJ
Does that mean my processor supports it? Please look at the attached image. Note that the multiplier value in cpuz and core temp shows as 20 and core speed is 3.3. But look at the background in the intel xtreme tuning utility it shows as 3.63 and 22 multiplier. Cpuz and core temp also shows 22 at times but the screenshot was taken when it was at 20. Im confused. Should i leave the multiplier value at 20 or 22???
bala you are reading it wrong both say 3.3ghz the QpI link is like HT for AMD it is the Hyperthreading speed
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