Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor
Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor addresses the owners of Intel Core i5 and i7 processors from the first, second and third generation and presents itself as a Windows gadget.
You do not get a lot from Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor, other than the real time CPU clock speed. with this particular application, you can quickly and easily figure out the base clock of your processor as it is colored differently than the Turbo Boost speed addition as well as by reading the note regarding your CPU right under the dynamic bar.
Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor does not work with the 4th generation of Core processors and while it displays some CPU frequencies, these are rather inaccurate than correct.
The Intel Turbo Boost Technology is similar to the overclocking that you can perform on your CPU, only that this specific technology does not push your CPU further than its safe zone. Intel Turbo Boost Technology always makes sure that you get the maxim power squeeze from your processor while also constantly checking for application resource demands and temperature.
Although it can be disabled in BIOS, the Intel Turbo Boost Technology does not hurt your CPU in any imaginable way. As a fact, Intel Turbo Boost Technology has now reached its 2.0 stage and it is successfully implemented within the fourth generation of Intel Core processors. The gadget that includes the monitor is shaped just like a CPU with a blue PCB.
The provided information is situated on the metal heat spreader cap alongside the proper logos for the i5, i7 and i7 Extreme processors. In fact, Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor is not that much of a big deal; however, there may be some users that find it brilliant to fill their desktop space with and these are the people this application was built for in the first place.