Turbo Boost

Forum discussion tagged with Turbo Boost.
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    Solved! Can I run Gta V on 1.70 ghz??

    I have i5 4210u which is quad core and has turbo boost upto 2.70 ghz and nvidia 840m 2gb with 8 gigs of ram... But when i run the game it shuts down after a while... what should i do??
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    How to Turbo Boost the MacBook Pro Up to 4.8GHz

    A MacBook Pro is a very fast computing machine. However, some people need it to be even faster at times. The solution to this problem lies in the ability to turbo boost the computer, a process which speeds up the RAM and accelerates the general performance level of the PC. But at the same time...
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    ASUS ROG STRIX SCAR II GL504GM Fps Stuttering

    My new laptop is experiencing a fps stuttering Cpu temps are 99 degrees when playing heavy games like AC: Origins, GTA V Gpu temps are 60 degrees. My spec GTX GEFORCE 1060 6 GB i7-8750H 16GB RAM 240 SSD 1TB HDD I have found some fix with Throttlestop, I have to disable turbo boost. But I don't...
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    How much should I sell my gaming laptop for?

    I have a asus f550jx-dm247d and I would like to sell it to build my own pc with much better performance. Any recommendations for a 500$ gaming pc build? Also, these are my laptop's specs: Intel Core i7 4720-HQ @2.6 GHz or @3.6GHz with Turbo Boost Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M, 4096mb DDR3 2x 4GB DDR3...
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    Turbo boost Temps on laptop

    Hello; I recently posted a thread on the forum asking if my laptop's CPU temps are normal while gaming as they were reaching very high temps, sometimes 99°C. And because of my concern about my CPU's health, especially considering the country is having a heatwave now, I stopped gaming and...
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    Need Laptop buying guide

    Hi, I want to buy an used laptop and i need your help to chose one. From youtube and blog I have managed some info. Like. 1. More Cores, 2. Turbo boost tec. 3. Higher Clock speed. 4. More ram with more BUS 5. Ssd over hdd 6. GPU with more GB. Now help which one is the most part of Laptop. What...
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    Predator helios 300 turbo

    Is the turbo boost safe without a cooling pad, and is it safe wothout one, and should i be worried about frying my cpu.
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    New Laptop Cpu turns off during gaming unless Turbo Boost is disabled..

    Recently, I upgraded my laptop from a i3-3110m to a i7-3740qm. Whenever I have Turbo Boost active it will reach 94-100C after 5 minutes and shut down. I can do everything fine without Turbo Boost on so I don't know whats the problem. I tried re-applying my Thermal Paste and cleaning the...
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    Cannot Disable Intel Turbo Boost

    Specs: Razer Blade v4 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 970m), Windows 10 After multiple methods of attempting to disable Intel Turbo Boost on my laptop, it consistently clocks at around 3.10 GHz, even when idling. I've tried changing maximum processor state in Windows power options to 99% (and 90%, 50%...
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    Turbo boost technology

    I bought a new laptop (gl702vs) and doing some benchmarks I've noticed that my turbo boost sits at 3.39ghz instead of 3.8ghz as noted for i7 7700hq. Am I doing something wrong or?
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    cpu i5 turbo boots

    Hello, I have intel i5-2410M. When i use prime95 for CPU stress I see that max clock frequency is 2.7Ghz. But in intel specification says that max boost frequency is 2.9Ghz. Is limited in bios, or ... Thanks in advance
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    How to change max non turbo boost ratio and reference clock when they are locked

    I'm using Extreme tuning utility by intel and I am trying to overclock my laptop to 3.3 ghz from 2.6 because I know it can run much better than it currently is so I want to get it up there permanently however It's got a locked bios as HP have a record for doing so and i want to change my...
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    How do i select a laptop with new generation present : for writers and Phd students ?

    i am unable to choose a laptop for my work , It should be of new technology and new things in it . Could anyone of you help me in selecting a laptop for research in writing , ?
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    i5 vs i3 (same specs, just price difference)

    Hello people, I need your quick help. I've decided to buy a Lenovo ideapad 510, but the problem is, that one of them has an i3-6100u and the other has i5-6200u. Everything else is the same: 15,6 in, IPS FHD 4GB ram Geforce 940MX 1TB hard drive The i5 costs 140$ more. Is it worth it? Will I be...
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    How Do I View The Turbo Boost Monitor?

    I have the Aspire E5-575G-53VG Windows 10 64. It has turbo boost but unlike Windows 7 I don't see a place to place widgets or something similar on the desktop. How do I do this? I would like to be able to visually see what type of strain my computer is under.
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    Lenovo Y50-70 (Turbo boost) after waking up from sleep mode problem

    Hello, everyone! I noticed that when when i'm waking up my laptop from sleep mode, somehow the Turbo boost starts to run by it self and my laptop using 3.5GHz speed instead of 1.8GHz of maximum 2.5GHz. (I didn't run anything like games... what usually run the Turbo boost mode. I just wake up...
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    Intel turbo boost

    Hi I have an asus X555LJ and I would like to know how to activate intel turbo boost after reaching bios menu. I don't know what to do.
  18. MoZiggly

    Forcing Turbo boost/ OC a gen2 Laptop

    First of all I apologize if this is in the wrong subforum Second of all I know there are a lot of threads about OC'ing a laptop and why you should not do it. My question, however, is this. Is there a way to make it so that my intel i5 2540m is always running on its max turbo frequency...
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    Best settings for geforce mobility cards + turbo boost technology

    Hi, what is the best settings for nvidia mobility cards? Also I think my cpu not work turbo boost technology? How to check, or enable it? i5 - 2430m + gt525m. Thanks...
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    Intel i7-2630QM in an asus k53sv laptop stepping down under load.

    I've got a peculiar problem with my laptop. A while back, the power socket stopped working, so I got a new motherboard, and since then it's been acting kinda weird. I've got a Intel i7-2630QM at 2.0GhZ with 2.8GhZ turbo boost. Under regular use, it runs at full speed, and I can see the turbo...
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    Is CPU(APU) Upgrade possible for my Laptop?

    Laptop specifications Model: Lenovo Flex 2 - 14D Processor: AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics (x64-based processor) Frequency: 2.0 GHz (2.4 Turbo boost) Installed RAM : 4.0 GB Operating System : 64 bit (Win 8.1) Processor Information(as per CPU-Z) Name: AMD K16 Code name: Mullins...
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    Will I be able to run GTA V?

    OS : Windows 8.1 CPU: Intel Core i7-4510U @ 2.00GHz Turbo Boost 2.0 (3.0GHz) RAM : 16gb GPU: AMD Radeon™ R5 M230, 2GB im not expecting very high settings
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    Will any of these laptops run gta 5 smoothly?

    1- Alienware 13 with- Intel i5-4210U Processor (4th generation, Dual core, 3MB Cache, up to 2.7GHz w/ Turbo Boost) NVIDIA 860M with 2GB GDDR5 8GB Dual Channel DDR3L at 1600MHz 2- Alienware 13 with- Intel i5-5200U Processor (5th generation, Dual core, 3MB Cache, up to 2.7GHz w/ Turbo Boost)...
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    i7 2670qm not running at full capacity??

    i have an acer 5950g laptop with i7-2670qm 2.2 ghz, according to intel website it can run at 3.1 ghz max. however the turbo boost monitor only show cpu running at 2.8 ghz max kindly provide any solutions
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    Can i run AC Unity on this laptop

    Hi Here are my specs : GPU : R9 M270x 2 GB GDDR5 CPU : I7 4500U @ 1.8 Ghz and Up to 3.00 GHz in turbo boost mode Ram : 16 GB of DRR3 Ram HDD : 1 TB Windows 8.1 This Laptop could run pretty much most games of latest games @ 1366x768 at high setting with fluent frame rates ~50-70 and even...
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    selection the right laptop (apple macbook pro)

    i am going to buy a macbook pro.i cant figure out which configuration should i go for.the choices are: 1) 2.8GHz Dual-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz 16GB 1600MHz DDR3L SDRAM 2) 3.0GHz Dual-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz 8GB 1600MHz DDR3L SDRAM both are for the same...
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    Laptop specs comparison.

    Are the macbook pros below way better than these laptop specs, AMD A6-3400M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics 1.40GHz, AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6520G, 8gb? -- http://gyazo.com/b830cf57ba633337662c8f0eb12f08df -- http://gyazo.com/ce51e8168c801b3e6e7ef2863cab8b23 Which mac book pro is the better buy if i...
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    Which laptop to buy...??

    I am really stuck with two laptops Lenovo Z50-70 4th Gen Core i5 (1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 3 GHz) processor 8GB DDR3 RAM 1 TB (5400 RPM) Hard drice 4 GB nvidia 840m 15.6" LED backlit Windows 8.1 operating system 1xUSB 3, 2xUSB 2 Asus X550LD-XX082D Laptop (4th Gen Intel Core i7- 8GB RAM-...
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    Dell I5 3542

    i'm buying this laptop. specs- i5(1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 2.7 GHz) 4gb ram 1 tb hdd intel hd graphics 4400 SO CAN I PLAY GTA 4,5 IN AT LEAST LOW SETTINGS?????
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    lenovo G400s or flex2

    both are touch models. G400s 59-383645 Touch : ---------------------------- (Ci5/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8/ 2GB Graphic) Intel Core i5-3230M Processor 2.6 GHz with 3.2 GHz Turbo Boost =================== Lenovo Flex 2 14 59-420166 Touch --------------------------------------- (Ci5/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1/...
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    Help me pick between these two ultrabooks

    Dell XPS 13 ($899) http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Dell-XPS-13-4289-Signature-Edition-Laptop/productID.306275600 Acer Aspire S7 ($999) http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Acer-Aspire-S7-392-6425-Signature-Edition-Laptop/productID.306261100 I'm leaning...
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    i5-4200U/840M vs i5-4200M/740M

    I am currently weighing in two laptops, both by Lenovo. $712: i5-4200U + Nvidia 840M (-) Lower clock speed & turbo boost (-) Intel HD 4400 (+) Power efficient (+) Quoted as being 35% faster over 740M (+) 2 GB graphics memory (=) 4 GB system RAM $720: i5-4200M + Nvidia 740M (+) Higher clock...
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    Mozilla Firefox periodically slows down and becomes unresponsive, how to fix?

    Im running Mozilla firefox and every now and then it will slow down to a halt and end up becoming super unresponsive after some time. This mostly happens when I watch a bunch of youtube videos one after another but it has happened just from ordinary browsing as well. It is the latest version...
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    laptop decision for gaming

    dell 3437 i5-1.6ghz[turbo boost ut to 2.5] with nvidia gt 720m vs msi cx61-4100 i3 -2.5ghz with nvidia gt 820m[price of msi is little higher by 50doller][so considering price among these which is better ]
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    Quick poll/ Question:Yoga 2 Pro v. max spec ThinkPad Yoga differences ? Worth it?

    Hello and thanks in advance for any thoughts here is my situation: Summary: I have a Yoga 2 pro with the specs below and I have the opportunity to swap it out for a Thinkpad Yoga with the specs below and I am trying to get an honest opinion about whether it is worth it or should I consider...
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    Which laptop is better and will likely last longest?

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/toshiba-satellite-15-6-touch-screen-laptop-intel-core-i5-8gb-memory-750gb-hard-drive-prestige-silver/3292068.p?id=1219090034882&skuId=3292068&st=P55t-A5116&cp=1&lp=1 Intel® 4th Generation Core™ i5 Processor Speed 1.6GHz (with Turbo Boost up to 2.6GHz)...
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    Going to buy a laptop, i3-4010U vs i5-4200U intended for programming work mainly. How important is turbo boost?

    Comparison of the processors http://ark.intel.com/compare/75459,75107 I'm looking into buying a laptop mainly for programming purposes, I'm aware the only thing this i5 has over the i3 is turbo boost (up to 2.6GHz), what i'm trying to find out is how much turbo boost plays into my needs. the...
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    Can you run games under the required CPU speed? Will turbo boost help?

    Im planning to buy a laptop with core i5 4200u at 1.6 ghz max at 2.6 ghz with turbo boost. I know that the gpu will still determine the quality but in terms of the CPU, is it ok? Lets say game requires 2.2 ghz processor, can i run it with no problem? Or since its base speed is 1.6 there would...
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    gaming laptop hardware querie

    Can anyone tell me which of the combinations will be good 1.hp laptop Intel core i5 3230m - 2.6ghz( turbo boost-3.2ghz) Nvidia GeForce gt 730m 2.acer laptop Intel core i7 4500u-1.8ghz(turbo boost-3.0ghz) Nvidia GeForce gt 730m
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    How to compare processors with "Turbo Boost"?

    I'm going to have to replace my current notebook, which I use to code, run VMs and play video games, and have been looking at some models sporadically. One thing that I never know how to interpret are processor models that state: Intel Core i7-4500U (1.8GHz) 4MB Cache, 15W TDP, Turbo Boost up...
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    turbo boost went over the limit..?

    Ok so i was playing League of legends and i set hwinfo to monitor temps etc, played few games and went to check it, and this is what i found http://i40.tinypic.com/rt430k.png Cpu is I7-4700MQ edit : Core's 1-3 were 3443 Mhz and 4th ran max of 3538 Mhz ( usually they go to 3396 max )
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    GTX 765m i3-4000m vs GT 750m i5-4200m

    So I found 2 laptops with pretty good specs I think, the only problem is they both are on 1080p resolutions. I'd like them to be 1366x768 resolution for smoother gameplay, but I can't get those, so whichever of these are better for 1080p? Won't the gtx 765m be bottlenecked by the i3? Although...
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    how much is this used toshiba laptop worth(around 2 years old)??

    Here are the specs: Toshiba satellite p755-1002x 15.6" screen i72670QM 2.2 ghz with turbo boost up to 3.1 ghz nvidia gt540m 8gb ram 640 gb hdd no physical damage. Mint condition. Forgot the original price but definitely over 1000 USD. how much(in usd) would you say that this laptop is worth...
  44. Amartya

    Which one of these is a better gaming machine?

    I have to choose between three laptops at the same price point.I would apprciate it immensely if you all could guide me as to what will be better suited to gaming. Laptop 1 Link...
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    How long will my laptop last while playing games @ ~80 - 85C

    I have had my laptop for about 2 years already and I always tried to keep the temperature in the 70s max. I had only cared because I wanted the laptop to last. I usually play games without turbo boost in order to keep it under 80. When I turn on turbo boost and play a CPU intensive game such as...
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    Which laptop is better?

    I am planning to buy a new laptop(for gaming).I can't decide which one to take.Please help me out decide which one is better. Samsung NP550P5C-S05IN Processor Core i7 (3rd Generation) Variant 3630QM Brand Intel Clock Speed 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 3.4 GHz Cache 6 MB Expandable Memory 16 GB...
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    How Long Will This Config. Sony Vaio Last Me?

    Model# SVS1511GFYB intel: i5-3210M dual core/ 2.50GHz1 with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.10GHz2 cache: 3MB installed memory: 6GB DDR3/1333MHz STORAGE: SERIAL ATA: 640GB/ storage Technology: 5400RPM Graphics Processor: NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 640M LE I purchased this for 650.00 and it was...
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    Comparing Laptop Specs (IPS, Hybrid Graphics with Intel Wireless Display Technology and Turbo Boost)

    okay i have three questions... I got this information from two separate sites so I apologize if something seems to be missing. 1. What is IPS display? For example, would a laptop with LED Full HD IPS Display (1920 x 1080) be the same as another laptop WITHOUT IPS with LED Full HD Display (1920...
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    can somebody tell me if this computer's specs are good?

    Alienware M14x R2 CPU 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3630QM (6MB Cache, up to 3.4GHz w/ Turbo Boost 2.0) RAM 16GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1600MHz Screen 14.0" High Def+ (900p/1600x900) with WLED backlight Vid card 2 GB DDR5 NVIDIA GeForceGT 650M using NVIDIA Optimus technology storage 128GB mSATA...
  50. blackbox009

    dell 3521 3rd gen i3

    Dear friends, I am going to buy dell 3521 i3 3rd gen 1.7 ghz,4gb ddr3 , hd 4000 graphics. but it has no turbo boost technology. Is it affect my processing seriously. Or is it better to buy dell 3521 2nd gen i3 with 2.4ghz with hd3000 graphics. I prefer to run visual studio 2010, photoshop, and...
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    Which of these laptops? $800 budget

    So, my friend needs a new laptop and she wants me to pick one out fot her cuz she knows nothing about buying one. It must come from Best Buy as she has $400 in gift cards to there. Max budget is $800. Computer will be mostly for school and home use. Here's what I have picked out so far: Asus...
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    Reverse turbo boost

    Hey. For some reason, on my lenovo y580, the 3610qm clocks at 3.3ghz when idle (browsing and such), but decreases to 2.3ghz when ingame. its like a reverse turbo boost or something. how could I fix this?
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    I7 2600K turbo boost unlock

    how do i unlock the turbo boost or max the speed ? i use i7 2600 CPU @ 3.4 GHz...Ram 4 GB...32 bit OS...
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    Acer V3 drivers ( optimus, turbo boost )???

    Hi i ordered this http://www.notebooksbilliger.de/acer+aspire+v3+771g+53214g50maii?eqsqid=0b419105-041f-401f-99a9-79e5624b9360 Because i live in greece a friend is sending this so ill have it in 1-2 weeks but id like to know from now what i will have to do once it is in my hands. and it comes...
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    Samsung series 7 w/ i7-3615QM no turbo boost?

    So i recently purchased the samsung series 7, 15.6", with i7-3615QM which is 2.3ghz and should turbo boost up to 3.3ghz however I have CPU-z and it never goes over 2.3ghz. (running prime95) did samsung limit something to keep it from turbo boosting? Aside from this confusion, the laptop has...
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    Processor comparison

    Which processor is better for gaming and multitasking? A friend told me that the i5 is the better processor for gaming both would have the same graphics card. 2nd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M Processor (2.4 GHz, 3MB L3 Cache) Turbo Boost to 3.0 GHz 2nd generation Intel(R) Core(TM)...
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    More laptop questions!

    My family is trying to buy two new laptops. We have narrowed it down somewhat to two contenders: Acer Aspire 5750-6834 dual core i5 2430m 2.4 GHz (turbo boost to 3 GHz) 640 GB hardrive 6 GB DDR3 Asus X53E quad core i7 2670M 2.2 GHz (turbo boost to 3.1 GHz) 750 GB Hardrive 6GB DDR3 As...
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    Intel Corei5 or i7 turbo boost?

    Ok so im in the process of buying a laptop and i found 3 that are great in my prince range. But i need some help. What is turbo boost? And is there a difference between the i5 and i7 turbo boost? Here are the laptops tell me what i should get and why...
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    2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM processor 2.20 GHz with Turbo Boost up to

    I am going to be recieving a laptop soon. I was wondering if anyone with tech knowledge could tell me if this processor 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM processor 2.20 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.10 GHz is actually the same as this processor Intel Core i7-2670QM 2.2GHz /1333 MHz DDR3...