How to disable Intel Turbo Boost on Microsoft Surface with powercfg command

In this tutorial, we will briefly introduce to the Intel Turbo Boost Technology and how to disable the feature so your device will run cooler and stay longer when you needed.

How to disable Intel Turbo Boost on Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Surface lineup always equipped with the most cutting edge hardware and powerful processors. Those processors mostly support Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 which helps a lot when you’re working on a high demanding workload.

The technology does benefit in performance, however, it also has a negative effect on power efficiency and overheating. In this tutorial, we will walk you through how to disable the Intel Turbo Boost technology on your Surface devices.

  1. What is Intel Turbo Boost Technology?
  2. Should I disable Intel Turbo Boost on Microsoft Surface?
  3. How to disable Intel Turbo Boost on Microsoft Surface?
  4. How to re-enable Intel Turbo Boost?

Now everything is set and done, to verify, you can use the Windows task manager to monitor your CPU speed. At any workloads, your CPU should be running at a maximum speed of the base speed. You might notice a slight slow down in performance however, in return, your device will run cooler and stay longer than before.

Best Accessories for Microsoft Surface

With the right set of accessories, you can boost your Surface's productivity to the next level. Here we have some of the best accessories you should get for your Surface devices.

Those are the top must-have accessories for Microsoft Surface devices so far. With Surface Pen, Surface Dock, Surface Precision Mouse, and microSD card will significantly increase your Surface performance, storage, and productivity.