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I have an Intel i7 processor. It's frequency is 2.67 GHz, however it has turbo boost allowed to a frequency of 3.3 GHz. Is turbo boost posible using Ubuntu?

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Yes it works. I verified it working on mine with 10.04. I used this app ages ago. code.google.com/p/i7z –  duffydack Dec 14 '11 at 5:48
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if you are using ubuntu 11.04 or ubuntu 11.10 then it is possible

Try powertop and turbostat from the acpidump package (run sudo modprobe msr before sudo turbostat).

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Yes you can use turbo boost in Ubuntu. Here is a link you might find usefull : Is Turbo Boost Working?

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