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VersionDistribution 65.71% 34.29%

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Intel Turbo Boost Technologie monitor 2.0

What is Intel Turbo Boost Technologie monitor?  (from Intel)

The IntelĀ® Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.5 is a Microsoft Windows* application that displays processor frequency changes including IntelĀ® Turbo Boost Technology frequencies.


Intel Turbo Boost Technologie monitor 2.0 is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is TurboBoost.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.24 MB of memory. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 11.65 MB (12,214,065 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 56% of users of Intel Turbo Boost Technologie monitor come from Netherlands, it is also popular in Belgium and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com/index.htm?nl_NL_01
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\TurboBoost\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B77EFA0B-9BD3-4122-9F9A-15A963B5EA24}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Turbo Boost Technologie monitor 2.0

Program executable:TurboBoost.exe
Name:Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.0
Turbo Boost Monitor Service
Signed by:Intel
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\TurboBoost\TurboBoost.exe
When the processor is operating below these limits and the user's workload demands additional performance, the processor frequency will dynamically increase until the upper limit of frequency is reached.
Additional files:
  • RegTbDrvCat_x64.exe - Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.0 (Turbo Boost Monitor Setup Helper)
  • TurboBoost.exe - Turbo Boost Monitor Service
  • SignalIslandCommon.dll - Intel® Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.0 (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.0 Common Libraries)
  • SignalIslandUi.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SignalIslandUi.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98DFD3FD-4CA0-43EE-91B1-B03B03E2E340}' (runs on registration).
  • TurboBoost.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor' (TurboBoost) "Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.24 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002687849%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00018840%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008039%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:126,621
8,062,084 average
70 average
Memory:106.32 MB
Total CPU:0.0007209378%
Kernel CPU:0.00031238%
User CPU:0.00040856%
CPU cycles/sec:15,683,050
I/O reads/min:105 Bytes

How do I remove Intel Turbo Boost Technologie monitor?

You can uninstall Intel Turbo Boost Technologie monitor from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel® Turbo Boost Technologie monitor 2.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Intel Turbo Boost Technologie monitor.

Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.47%
Windows 10 11.24%
Windows XP 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 77.75%
Windows 7 Professional 5.78%
Windows 10 Home 5.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.02%
Windows 10 Pro 1.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.98% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 55.98%
  Belgium 37.90%
  United States 2.62%
  Poland 0.87%
  France 0.58%
  Germany 0.58%
  Brazil 0.29%
  Thailand 0.29%
  UA 0.29%
  Ireland 0.29%
  Italy 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.76%
Acer 28.61%
Samsung 27.11%
ASUS 1.81%
MSI 1.81%
Sony 0.30%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 12.28%
Samsung RV420/RV520/RV720... 9.06%
Acer Aspire 7750G 8.77%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 8.19%
Samsung RC530/RC730 6.43%
Acer Aspire 5750G 5.56%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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