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What is the purpose of the Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver?

It doesn't seem to be necessary for Turbo Boost to work properly, so what does it do?

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Is it called "Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver" or the "Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.0"? –  William Hilsum Mar 25 '12 at 21:05
@WilliamHilsum: Driver –  Mehrdad Mar 25 '12 at 21:18
Newer I series processors do not need the TB driver, its built into the processor now. –  Moab Mar 25 '12 at 23:21
@Moab: Huh... which processors does that series include? (By "I series" do you mean the i3/i5/i7 series, or just a subset of them?) –  Mehrdad Mar 26 '12 at 2:37
Second Gen I series, i7 for sure. I see lots of complaints on second gen when trying to install the TB driver, it won't install because it does not need one, see post by Joe G...communities.intel.com/thread/11604 –  Moab Mar 26 '12 at 20:30

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