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How to reach the max Turbo Boost frequency with a 10-core iMac Pro

According to Apple my 10-core iMac Pro should Turbo Boost to 4.5GHz when running single-thread tasks. The OS installed is Mojave. When running a Mathematica code using only one kernel, Intel Power ...
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10-core iMac Pro's Turbo Boost

When I run single-core computations on my 10-core iMac Pro, the CPU does not reach the advertised Turbo Boost of 4.5GHz but rather 3.8-3.9GHz. See plot: I am running a Mathematica code using only one ...
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Can Turbo Booster (3rd Party Application) damage your CPU?

I have turbo booster installed on my old macbook pro which I currently use to handle files between my iMac Pro and the macbook. The macbook has a base clock of 1.4 Ghz turbo boost upto 2.3 Ghz. On ...
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How do I Turbo Boost in Macbook Pro

I have a 2010 Macbook Pro with Intel Core 2 Duo and I usually use it for gaming. I wanted to Turbo Boost it but how do I do that?
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Why is my Mac Mini not Turbo Boosting?

I have a late 2014 Mac Mini, with the i7 option, 3 Ghz turbo boosting to 3.5 Ghz according to Apple. To give the system some work to do I am running a ray trace: $ time povray --benchmark +WT1 This ...
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Will the new MacBook be turbo charged?

The new MacBook 12" has been launched and on the apple store the processor says 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core M processor (Turbo Boost up to 2.4GHz) Does this mean that the Core-M processor will ...
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Unable to Turbo boost Macbook Pro

I have MBP 13" 2012, my cpu 2.5 Ghz up to 3.1 Ghz but when I use Intel Gadget, the cpu only reach 2.9 Ghz on render and heavy use situation. Is it possible to make cpu reach 3.1 Ghz by terminal ...
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My CPU is running slow after a system restore (4x0.8 GHz). Turbo Boost is definitely not working. And how can I fix it?

Last weekend, my Macbok Air suffered a heart attack and I ended up doing several hard shutdowns due to an unresponsive system. In the end I had to do a full system restoration. Everything is working ...
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Why is my Mac's CPU throttled? (Turbo Boost Ratio)

AnandTech has a instructions1 on how you can check the Turbo Ratios for the Mac's CPU. Since they are logged, the information is very easy to find. In Mountain Lion you can do this the following ...