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This is consistent with having a single processor containing a single core which contains two execution threads through hyperthreading. Thus you have two logical processors, but they share most of their resources (instruction decoding, arithmetic, etc.). This allows some parallelism — one thread can progress while the other one is blocked (e.g. waiting for a ...


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I'd stick intel i3 530 (the product name) into Google and end up on its ark.intel.com page: Sockets Supported FCLGA1156 If you're less confident about the CPU model (or there are two SKUs with the same model - ARK would tell you) you could look at the current motherboard. You can get its make/model with sudo dmidecode -t 2 and from there you can ...


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As Linux runs most of the TOP 500 supercomputers you can be fairly sure that "normal" servers should not be a problem.


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After struggling with ondemand for a while, I will share how to permanently disable it in Ubuntu and its derivates. Install cpufrequtils: sudo apt-get install cpufrequtils Then edit the following file (if it doesn't exist, create it): sudo nano /etc/default/cpufrequtils And add the following line to it: GOVERNOR="performance" Save and ...


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There are lots of things you can, and need to do, to improve the performance of your system. First, install thermald to control laptop temperatures: sudo apt-get install thermald More info can be found here wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/PowerManagement/ThermalIssues Next, install TLP. TLP helps save power and maximize performance. Run these commands to install ...


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Try this: gksu gedit /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor Replace ondemand with performance. Repeat for every core (increase cpu0: cpu1, cpu2). If you get save errors, use nano editor: sudo nano /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor Source: Avoiding CPU Speed Scaling – Running CPU At Full Speed



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