Intel Core i9-11900K Processor Review

Adaptive Boost Technology

As I mentioned the new Core i9 “K” and “F” parts make use of a new Intel Adaptive Boost technology. This allows users with enhanced power and cooling systems additional multi-core turbo frequency while still within the spec’s current and temperature limits.

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You can enable this feature in your motherboards BIOS, although on our motherboard (Gigabyte Z590 AORUS Master) it was set to “auto” by default. We enabled it and ran a few tests to see if it would make a difference.

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