The timer interrupts are used to generate PWM. Therefore, a frequency of over 1kHz is not really practical as it takes up a lo of CPU.
What are you using it for? Lights or motors or something else?
Sometimes it may be possible to modulate the PWM output at 100kHz again using a simple 555 timer circuit. That would work well with lights and motors.
Besides, above explanation deals with theory. The PWM code inside the SDK can't achieve this, it cannot distinguish between the 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12/13/14/15 duty values. All others are fine. Making it, afaic make it a lot less useful. You may consider using one of alternative, open, implementations that actually CAN achieve all of this.
And BTW, if you didn't already understood, the ESP8266 doesn't have a hardware PWM implementation. It's not that bad actually, because one can make a pretty decent implementation in software, it's fast enough for that.
There IS a SigmaDelta implemention in hardware, though, which, afaik, can run at pretty high speeds. It's limited to 8 bits though, so it may or may not suit your needs.
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