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Should I remove Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,016
United States Rank #7,233
Reach 0.0622%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.97 days
175.99 days >
Average installed length: 92.47 days


VersionDistribution 2.58% 97.42%

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Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.5

What is Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor?

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 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 software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 11.65 MB (12,217,273 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\TurboBoost\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6C9365EB-1F9E-4893-9196-3EC77C88D0C5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.5

  • DHLogInterfaces.Interop.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'DHLogInterfacesLib'.
  • 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 2.5 (Intel® Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.5 Common Libraries)
  • SignalIslandUi.exe
  • Microsoft.Practices.ObjectBuilder2.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft ObjectBuilder 2 (Microsoft.Practices.ObjectBuilder2)
  • Microsoft.Practices.Unity.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Unity Application Block (Microsoft.Practices.Unity)
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.dll - Microsoft Windows API Code Pack for .NET Framework (Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack)
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.dll - Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SignalIslandUi.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{56F403D7-94E9-461C-9C9E-915812FC81F0}' (runs on registration).
  • TurboBoost.exe runs as a service named 'TurboBoost' (TurboBoost).

How do I remove Intel Turbo Boost Technology Monitor?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.5 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Turbo Boost Technology 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.5, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Monitor.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
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 88.30%
Windows 10 11.54%
Windows XP 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.33%
Windows 7 Professional 12.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.92%
Windows 10 Home 5.92%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.92%
Windows 10 Pro 1.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.16%
  Canada 6.22%
  United Kingdom 5.74%
  Australia 3.80%
  Taiwan 3.52%
  IQ 3.11%
  Belgium 3.04%
  Netherlands 2.35%
  Iran 2.14%
  Norway 2.07%
  Sweden 1.52%
  Germany 1.52%
  DK 1.52%
  Indonesia 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 73.97%
ASUS 17.67%
MSI 5.78%
Hewlett-Packard 1.29%
Dell 1.12%
Lenovo 0.17%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-571G 18.50%
ASUSTeK G75VW 11.49%
Acer Aspire V3-771 10.14%
Acer Aspire V3-571 8.87%
Acer Aspire E1-571G 5.57%
Acer Aspire S3-391 4.90%

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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