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Should I remove Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #657
United States Rank #1,204
Reach 1.0273%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.79 days
672.27 days >
Average installed length: 353.23 days


VersionDistribution 0.00% 0.01% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 39.61% 15.56% 1.08% 1.29% 34.01% 8.41% 0.00%

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Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver

What is Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver?

Intel Turbo Boost Technology is activated when the Operating System (OS) requests the highest processor performance state (P0). 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. Intel Turbo Boost Technology has multiple algorithms operating in parallel to manage current, power, and temperature to maximize performance and energy efficiency.

About  (from Intel)

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology1 provides even more performance when needed on 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor–based systems. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 automatically allows processor cores to run faster than the base operating frequency if they’re operating below power, current, and temperature specificatio...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Drv64.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 3.62 MB (3,796,884 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/turbo-boost/turbo-boost-technology.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Driver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Driver\Uninstall\setup.exe -uninstall -iips
Estimated size: 3.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver

Program executable:Drv64.exe
Name:Intel(R) Installation Framework
64 bit driver installer
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Driver\uninstall\x64\Drv64.exe
Additional files:
  • Setup.exe - Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator Driver (Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator Driver installer)
  • Drv64.exe - Intel(R) Installation Framework (64 bit driver installer)

How do I remove Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver?

You can uninstall Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver 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(R) Turbo Boost Technology Driver, 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 Technology Driver.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.97%
Windows 10 11.62%
Windows XP 0.38%
Windows Vista 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.73%
Windows 7 Professional 11.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.43%
Windows 10 Home 6.48%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.91%
Windows 10 Pro 1.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.28%
  Germany 10.87%
  France 5.87%
  Italy 5.79%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  Australia 2.89%
  Canada 2.73%
  Iran 2.38%
  Spain 2.24%
  Netherlands 2.11%
  India 1.84%
  Belgium 1.77%
  Brazil 1.54%
  Poland 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.33%
Sony 25.07%
Acer 15.10%
Samsung 9.99%
Toshiba 7.25%
Dell 7.12%
ASUS 5.38%
Lenovo 1.10%
MSI 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 10.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.95%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.22%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.91%
Samsung R540/R580/R780/SA... 2.40%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.19%

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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