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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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Okay, so for starters, hi. :P I'm a -complete- Ubuntu noob, so please be gentle in your criticism, and if you find a glaringly obvious error, please point it out! :D But don't pull your hair out, ...
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Ubuntu doesn't find hdds with higher clock rates

I dual boot windows 7 64-bit and ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on separate disks, and utilize some overclocking from the BIOS. Windows works fine, however ubuntu can't seem to find any hard drives, except for ...
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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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Is there a way to overclock the AMD A4-3320M APU?

I have an HP Pavillion g6 with the AMD A4-3320M APU. The BIOS won't allow overclocking to 2.6 Ghz. I can overclock in Windows using Catalyst Control Center, but Not in Saucy.
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Overclocking Graphics Card? Lubuntu 13.04

I've recently built a little computer for entry gaming, but some games I do enjoy just don't cut the job. I'd like to get a few more frames, maybe up to 40, I'm already at about 30 but more FPS the ...
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asrock x-boost not working with Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 since last one year on my PC (AMD FX-6300 + Asrock 970 Extreme 3). Asrock's 970 E3 has X-Boost option in BIOS to increase the FSB from 200MHz to 215MHz hence increasing the ...