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What exactly is Turbo-Core Technology?

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    What exactly is Turbo-Core Technology?

    I noticed that on my laptop it mentions that my AMD Quad-Core processor A10-4600M can run up to 3.20Ghz with Turbo-CORE technology. Can someone explain this to me and what it exactly does that makes the processor run better then usual?

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    Hello Gabe,

    Basically AMD Turbo-CORE technology will automatically overclock your CPU temporarily to give you more performance out of it as needed.

    Here's a couple of articles about this that can help give more of the technical details.

    AMD Phenom? II Key Architectural Features

    AMD Turbo CORE technology is a performance boosting technology that automatically switches from six cores to three turbocharged core for applications that just need raw speed over multiple cores. While in Turbo CORE mode, the AMD Phenom™ II X6 1090T shifts frequency speed from 3.2GHz on six cores, to 3.6GHz on three cores, making it the fastest processor AMD has ever created.

    Hope this helps some,
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    Thank You
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    You're welcome.
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