Featured Articles

Intel refreshes CPU roadmap

Intel refreshes CPU roadmap

Intel has revealed an update to its CPU roadmap and some things have changed in 2015 and beyond. Let’s start with the…

More...
Hands on: Nvidia Shield Tablet with Android 5.0

Hands on: Nvidia Shield Tablet with Android 5.0

We broke the news of Nvidia's ambitious gaming tablet plans back in May and now the Shield tablet got a bit…

More...
Nokia N1 Android tablet ships in Q1 2015

Nokia N1 Android tablet ships in Q1 2015

Nokia has announced its first Android tablet and when we say Nokia, we don’t mean Microsoft. The Nokia N1 was designed…

More...
Marvell launches octa-core 64-bit PXA1936

Marvell launches octa-core 64-bit PXA1936

Marvell is better known for its storage controllers, but the company doesn’t want to give up on the smartphone and…

More...
Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia recently released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture, with exceptional performance-per-watt. The Geforce GTX 970…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 05 January 2010 12:12

Intel?s mobile Turbo to boost from 266+ to 1333+ MHz

Written by Fuad Abazovic

Image

266+ MHz for four, 1333+ MHz for one core


Intel’s Turbo
feature will bring automatic overclocking to Core i5 and Core i7 mobile processors and many Calpella notebooks will feature it.

Explaining how it works and how much faster your new Core i5 / Core i7 will run is anything but easy as this will depend from many factors. If your CPU is cool and there is a place and necessity for Turbo, your quad core will be able to overclock all cores to 266MHz or a bit more. Intel calls this stage “when headroom exists” and you wont be able to influence it, it’s the hardware, bios, software combination.

In case Turbo decides to overclock only two cores the frequency in some cases will go all the way up to 1066MHz, if not slightly more. This will happen when the headeroom exists and you are using lightly threaded workload.

The third case scenario is when a single core gets Turbo overlcocked. This will happen for single threaded workloads and the core can go up all the way to 1333+ MHz.

 

 

Last modified on Tuesday, 05 January 2010 12:40
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments