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BIOS Update Advisory for Intel® Adaptive Boost Technology on Intel® Core™ I9-11900K/KF Processors

Summary: How to enable Intel® Adaptive Boost Technology on Intel® Core™ I9-11900K/KF Processors.

Problem Statement: What is Intel® Adaptive Boost Technology? Which CPUs support this feature? How do I enable it?

Solution: Intel® Adaptive Boost Technology (ABT) is a new feature with 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900K and i9-11900KF processors that improves gaming performance by opportunistically allowing higher multi-core turbo frequencies. Intel® Adaptive Boost Technology operates within system power and temperature specifications when current, power, and thermal headroom exists.

Intel® ABT is available on all i9-11900K and i9-11900KF processors. However, enabling this feature requires an Intel® ABT ready BIOS. This advisory is to inform you that Intel® ABT ready BIOS updates are available from motherboard manufacturers. Refer to the links below or contact your motherboard manufacturers for details on availability.

BIOS Availability: Intel® Adaptive Boost Technology ready BIOS is available from these motherboard manufacturers.


Please note this list does not include all motherboard manufacturers. If you do not see your motherboard manufacturer listed here, contact them directly.

If you need further assistance, please contact Intel Customer Support.