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How to activate the turbo mode of an E2-3000?

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I recently bought a laptop with the E2-3000 in it. It is now clocked on 1,8 Ghz and already quite smooth, but there seems to also be a turbo mode of 2,4 Ghz which I like to activate. The question is how? I went in to the bios and saw the processor speed but I didn't see an option to change it in a short look, Any ideas?
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Turbo activates automatically when doing a workload.
It's not something that you turn on and leave on like a lightbulb. That would be overclocking.
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If Windows 7, in power options switch to "High Performance" mode.
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Ok thnx guys, is there also a way to check it when I am gaming for instance?
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You could run a window mode of the game and CPU-Z to monitor the frequency.
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Originally Posted by Snowmen View Post

You could run a window mode of the game and CPU-Z to monitor the frequency.

I will, thnx.
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post #7 of 7
Did u solve to get turbo mode, I got hp g6 1339so laptop and got e2-3000 cpu and cant get it up to 2-4ghz only 1.8ghz. I have changed to high performance and all it does it to run it at 1.8ghz all the time and not downclocking. I am using cpu-z to check the core hz but only 1.8 comes up, WHat to do?
And one more question does anyone know if I can change CPU to A8-3500 quad core?
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