How to disable Intel Turbo Boost on Microsoft Surface

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.