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Maximum speed is 1.1GHz but runns at 2.5GHZ???

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On my School Laptop (Not overclocked) Lenovo Yoga 11e it says it has a maximum of 1.1GHz of power but it runs at 2.0GHz to 2.1GHz. Why is that??????

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It's called Turbo Boost, all modern Intel CPU's do it. Windows show's your CPU's base frequency at the top, and the actual frequency at the bottom.

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The "maximum speed" is actually the base top speed - after that, inte'ls turbo boost can take over and drive one core at a higher frequency. As you can see here, the "burst speed" is 2.2GHz.

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1 minute ago, Theguywhobea said:

It's called Turbo Boost, all modern Intel CPU's do it. Windows show's your CPU's base frequency at the top, and the actual frequency at the bottom.

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What's interesting is that will down is reporting it as a 3 core

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