Enable/disable CPU turbo boost from command line

Intel’s turbo boost can be enabled and disabled in Windows using the command line.

First we need to check the active profile.

By default Windows does not display the turbo boost setting via the powercfg utility. To enable it use the command:

Using the current profile’s GUID 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c we can check if turbo boost is enabled or not.

The output of the command shows that turbo boost is disabled using AC and using DC:

To enable turbo boost in AC:

To enable turbo boost in DC:

The last argument is the index of the turbo boost mode to enable (003 is “Efficient enabled”).

To apply the changes use the command

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