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How to turn on AMD Turbo Core for AMD A6 6310 on Linux?

I use Lubuntu 15.04 I've noticed that my processor (AMD A6 6310) works at 1800 MHz frequency and not more, while AMD promised 2,4 GHz with Turbo Core option. How to enable Turbo Core option? $ ...
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Is there any way to underclock my CPU or disable turbo boost? Lenovo Y50

I just installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo y50 laptop and have a turbo boost issue. I'm trying to install a program called Gromacs with cmake. But whenever I try to install it, the CPU ramps up to full ...
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“Turbo” mode engaged continuously

I have an MSI ge60 0nd and I am using Ubuntu 14.04. There is a light on my laptop that shows that I'm running in "Turbo" mode. When I was using Windows the light turned on when needed but under ...
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How to limit maximum CPU frequency on “on demand” governer with turbo disabled?

I have an Intel CPU which has 4 cores each having 1.6 GHz without turbo and 2.8 GHz with turbo. In Windows 8.1 I was using 95% maximum processor state which seemed to disable turbo and helped about ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 abruptly shuts down when in Turbo Boost Mode

I have an Alienware 17 with Intel i7 4700MQ processor. I recently did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10 and have been facing abrupt shutdowns when cpu usage reaches 100% on all cores. This issue arises ...
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Turbo Boost work with Ubuntu [duplicate]

My notebook has an Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz with Turbo Boost to 2.6GHz. My question is, will Turbo Boost work with Ubuntu?
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how do I enable AMD Turbo Core the cpu on my acer aspire 7560?

I have an acer aspire 7560 that on windows supported (through acer proprietary software) boosting the cpu from 1.9ghz to up to 2.5ghz for long periods of time so long as there was adequate cooling. On ...
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Turbo core not working

I got ubuntu 14.04 on hp pavalion g6 with an amd apu a6 llano which has a stock frequency of 1500mhz and is capable of boosting to 2400mhz. But on my system it's turbo boost feature is not working.
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How to enable AMD Turbo Core on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-24-generic kernel) on AMD A8-4500m based laptop, and I've recently noticed, that AMD Turbo Core is not working at all. Everything works on Windows, however, on Linux CPU ...
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CPU Turbo boost: modify temperature limit under 14.04

I've installed kubuntu 14.04, and there is some problem with CPU turbo frequency. I've read a lot about it, but can't find the correct answer. There is an i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz with 3.20GHz turbo ...
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AMD Turbo Core not working - Change CPU driver?

I Got an AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor with 4GHz frequency and up to 4,2 GHz Turbo Core speed, but I cant get the Turbo Core to work. dmesg | grep powernow should tell me something like: [ ...
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CPU frequency not changing in Ubuntu 13.10 Thinkpad T440

I'm using a Thinkpad T440 with Ubuntu 13.10, and Turboboost doesn't seem to be working. The processors almost always remain at the minimum, 0.8Ghz. Here is the output of turbostat: cor CPU %c0 ...
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INTEL CPU turbo boost pegged at its clock-speed sometimes

I have a ubuntu 12.04 LTS server running at 2 INTEL xeon E5-2620v2 processors. At busy time the turbo boost will work: (monitor with turbostat I get:) pk cor CPU %c0 GHz TSC SMI %c1 %c3 ...
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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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Why is the Intel Turbo Boost Mode not running at maximum speed?

I tested CPU frequencies with either the Intel tool i7z and turbostat from the linux-tools package (sudo modprobe msr, sudo turbostat) and what I find as maximum frequencies for two different ...
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Disabling Intel Turbo Boost

I have a question concerning Intel Turbo Boost and the ability to disable it in Ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to disable Turbo Boost because it produced a lot of heat and I didn't find a need for it in ...
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laptop (thinkpad x201t) with i7 overheats and shuts down. how to manage turbo boost?

i have lenovo thinkpad x201 tablet with ubuntu 11.04. when i run mathematica or stress, the laptop overheats and shuts down. i loose all my work. I would think that turbo boost (for intel i7) turns ...
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How do I get turbo boost working?

I have a HP Pavilion dv6-2190us Notebook, its got 8GB DDR3 and an i7 processor with 1.60GHz (Turbo Boost up to 2.80GHz) I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong or missing step or what but I can't ...
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Is Turbo Boost Working?

I recently purchased a laptop with a sandy bridge CPU that is supposed to have turbo boost. Is turbo boost supported in 11.04? How can I tell if it's working? I tried this but it seems to only detect ...