Overclocking is the practice of forcing hardware components to run at higher speeds than they were designed for. This tag should be used for questions about overclocking's effects on Ubuntu.

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Overclocking with Ubuntu

I overclocked my CPU in BIOS using a multiplier. Everything in Ubuntu still shows the CPU frequency is stock. Is the CPU running at stock frequency, or is it overclocked like it's supposed to be? Is ...
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Help me to install NVClock on Ubuntu 14.10

Could you please help me with installing nvclock and nvclock-gtk on Ubuntu 14.10? I used to use Arch Linux and there everything was simple: We had two repository, official and Arch User Repository, ...
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Undervolting CPU with ubuntu 16.04

I was looking into undervolting my laptop CPU. I could only find guides on phc that are said to be outdated. Is there a tool for that in the new version? Is it possible with TLP?
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Prime 95 Cpuz Speed Fan

Hi I am looking for a Linux version of Prime95 CpuZ and Speed Fan also Haven Direct X is there a Linux version of these programs I want to over clock my computer and I do not like Windows I want to ...
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Intel GPU Monitor and Overclocking

I have an Intel Haswell i7 with HD 4800 graphics. I'm wondering what tools are available for me to monitor and tweak my GPU. I'm looking for something like Nvidia Settings if there is anything like ...
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Overclocking, sensibly for a novice

MotherBoard is an ECS C51GM-M Processor is an AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ ive read many articles and have zero experience compiling software installs on ubuntu (a learning link would be a lovely message) ...
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How can I force turbo boost work constantly in Ubuntu?

In windows I have a tool which I just turn on and have turbo boost constantly on my i5 in laptop.. Unfortunately i can't overclock my cpu over bios. Can anybody recommend any tool for Ubuntu ? I'm ...
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Coolbits “1” does nothing (GTX 560ti, 310.14, Ubuntu 12.04)

I can't find a way to enable overclocking on Ubuntu 12.04. This is my xorg.conf: Section "Device" Identifier "Device0" Driver "nvidia" VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation" Option "...
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Underclocking (overclocking) Nvidia card

I have a GTX295 Nvidia card which sadly won't run on stock clock frequencies any more, I did a brief inspection of the PCB and reapplied the TMI. It just turns itself off for some odd reason after 2-3 ...
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CPU undervolting GUI software?

I have Lenovo B580 laptop with core i3. I've followed tutorial to install phc kernel and then phc software to undervolt but this soft is too complicated. Is there any other program whitch is able to ...
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GPU boost/overclock AMD HD 6290 or new driver to run 1080p?

I know my gfx card should be able to run 1080p (it supports gpu boost and overclocking) but I can't figure out how to make them work. I just installed Xubuntu 16.04.1 and I have the radeon driver ...
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Overclock multiple Nvidia GPU in Ubuntu

I have two NVIDIA 750ti GPUs connected to my machine, driver 340.29. Currently I am using Nviida X Server settings with coolbits to overclock one of them. However there are no options to overclock the ...
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Wrmsr command writes value but rdmsr shows the value has not changed

I have been recently been trying to overclock my old destop computer. It has a Intel Celeron and I and running LUbuntu 15.04. I am trying to to change the vcore value (to allow higher overclock) by ...
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Flickering screen issue with Mobility radeon HD 4225/4250 looking for a way to set my clockspeed

Ever since I installed Ubuntu after running some programs, especially games. My screen will start to flicker, I searched around and came across this article: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/273975-...
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Overclocking ASROCK N3700-ITX with ubuntu 15.04

is there an easy way to overclock the ASROCK N3700-ITX with Ubuntu 15.04? I tried serveral recommendations but nothing speeds up the clock. The main reason seems to be the missing fields in the bios. ...