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?

Discovering I needed Wine to run anything Windows-based. I discovered I'd need DirectX to do anything significant, which in turn needed .NET framework. Using this ...
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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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Is it possible to underclock or set a frequency to Intel HD 4000 (IGP)

I have a Samsung NP530 ultrabook and it run very hot and loud when the IGP is in use (eg. on Google maps with 3D building, etc...). I don't need a lot of power and I prefer when I work in silence so ...
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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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Loading Optimized Defaults Error

I am trying to overclock my G3258 but it keeps crashing at quite low overclocks; so I want to update my BIOS, but apparently you need to load optimized defaults on my motherboard; but when I do this, ...
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Nvidia Coolbits don't work

nvidia-settings app outputs following in the console when i try to change frequencies. (nvidia-settings:3612): Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_range_set_range: assertion 'min < max' failed I know ...
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Why ASRock X-Boost (automatic CPU overclocking) affects Kubuntu's boot?

I have a computer with Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.10 installed (64 bits both), and when X-Boost is disabled there isn't any problems with any OS, but if X-Boost is enabled, when I try run Kubuntu, ...
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Reducing clock frequency for AMD Fx 9590 from Ubuntu

I have an AMD Fx 9590 cpu, which to say the least is unstable and hot. For windows, AMD has provided a software using which I can reduce the clock speed for the processor, which makes it more stable ...
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how do i overclock a nvidia gpu without using coolbits or bios

how do i overclock a nvidia gpu without using coolbits or bios my bios does not support gpu overclocking and there is no option in the xorg configuration how would i overclock my gpu my specks are ...
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Overclock CPU with nvidia chipset

My chipset (Pro 2200 / 2050) is compatible with the nTune program. There is no option in BIOS. As I understand it, there is no PLL with this type of system. The clock is on the chipset's south bridge ...
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Total RAM discrepancy: who's right?

I started with two 1gb sticks of top quality fast (at the time) DDR2 RAM, rated to at least 800mhz, possible 1000. I've since added two 2gb sticks, making 6gb total. System Profiles (aka cat ...