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Turbo boost always enabled. Help.

2014-01-13, 17:01 PM

Hey all,


Recently I reformatted my Thinkpad X220T i7. Ever since, the Turbo Boost has been enabled and I can not turn it off. Even if I move the bar in the Power Manager all the way to the right, the CPU, Turbo Boost is still enabled.


I tried looking in BIOS but I do not see an option to turn it off. 


To fix this, I went into the Power Options and went to Processor Power Management and changed the max speed to 99% and that turned off the Turbo Boost.


But I would like my laptop to go back to normal where I can just press that Fan Button in power manager and then slide the bar all the way to the left.


I am updated on all drivers, software, and BIOS settings.


Anyone have any suggestions?


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Re: Turbo boost always enabled. Help.

2014-01-15, 5:21 AM



Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!


Intel Turbo Boost is very useful in certain situations, especially if you’re doing “heavy” computational work. Intel Turbo Boost Technology is usually enabled by default. Once enabled, Intel Turbo Boost Technology works automatically under operating system control.


I doubt the only method for disabling turbo boost is the one you have performed.


Best regards,


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2014-06-03, 13:22 PM



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