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Do More with Your Fastest Core

Direct your most critical workloads to your processor's fastest core with Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0.1

Now available on the Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition and Intel® Core™ i7-69xx/68xx processor family, Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 is a combination of software and hardware that delivers more than 15% better single-threaded performance.2 3

A New Tool for Optimized Performance

With Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, single-threaded performance is optimized by identifying your processor's fastest core and directing your most critical workloads to it.

A Frequency Boost to Get More from Your Processor

Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 doesn't replace Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. It enhances it with a massive frequency boost on your fastest core for even more flexibility to get the best from your processor.

Factors that Impact Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0

Availability and frequency upside of Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 state depends upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Type of workload
  • Number of active cores
  • Estimated current consumption
  • Estimated power consumption
  • Processor temperature
  • Drive support

Better Performance for Better Experiences

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Product and Performance Information


Intel® technologies’ features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at


Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel® microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark and MobileMark, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations, and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. For more information, go to


As measured by SPEC* CPU2000/2006, a benchmark from the SPEC consortium that measures device performance and throughput using compute intensive application subtests.