Turbo Boost

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  1. enigma1944

    enigma1944 Senior Member

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    I'm looking for a new laptop and this Turbo Boost keeps appearing. I don't know anything about
    this so is it worth it to have it on a laptop

    Thanks
     
  2. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Hi enigma,
    modern processors and graphic cards can do what's called 'Turbo boost'. This means they will at times reach higher speeds if the conditions are right. It's like a kind of mini overclock built in by the manufacturer.

    This web page has a FAQ about Turbo boost:
    http://www.intel.com/support/processors/sb/CS-029908.htm

    Edit:

    Sorry, you asked if it was worth having? Almost definitely.. :)
     
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