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intel_pstate does not obey settings when notebook wakes up after suspend

I use intel_pstate. I set frequencies via /usr/bin/cpupower -c all frequency-set --governor powersave -d 800MHz -u 1100MHz All works just fine. CPU frequency is equal 800MHz Then i suspend system ...
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Display frequency issue

although the display of my laptop reaches a 120hz refresh rate, the Ubuntu Studio 24.04 system tells me that it can reach a maximum of 60hz, but that's a lie! It works normally on Windows, can anyone ...
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How can I remove turbo-boost from an AMD processor?

I have been trying different ways, there are certain extensions but with my laptop are not compatible, my laptop is a legion 5, I have come to the conclusion that it is not possible and I thought that ...
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My computer can't find wifi network on channel 13

Previously, I was using Windows 10 on my Acer Aspire A515-51G and I was able to detect and connect to my home wifi. Currently, I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (and later Ubuntu 23.10) and my computer is ...
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Setting CPU frequencies with cpupower has no effect

I tried it on desktop Ubuntu 22.04.3, 23.10, regular and lowlatency versions. I have to increase the minimum frequency of a core, which runs an image capture process requiring high CPU clock. Here is ...
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How to configure additional CPU Governors on Ubuntu 22.04 with AMD p-state-epp Driver and GNOME 42.9?

I am running Ubuntu on the following platform: OS: Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS x86_64 Host: 82KV IdeaPad 3 17ALC6 Kernel: 6.5.0-14-generic DE: GNOME 42.9 CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U with Radeon Graphics (12) @ ...
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Only three options for CPU frequencies in Ubuntu 22.04 (AMD Ryzen 3 5300u)

I tried installing indicator-cpufreq to set a custom frequency, but I am only getting three options(image bellow). options in indicator-cpufreq Also, I tried running this in terminal: cat /sys/devices/...
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cpu max frequency is actually the base frequency

analyzing CPU 0: driver: acpi-cpufreq CPUs which run at the same hardware frequency: 0 CPUs which need to have their frequency coordinated by software: 0 maximum transition latency: 10.0 us ...
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Incomplete turbo boost on all cores in Ubuntu 22.04 and 22.10

I have an HP laptop with Core i5-8300h and it almost doesn't use all-core turbo after couple minutes after boot. When I run a single threaded task, it maintains frequencies of 3.5-4 GHz, but as I run ...
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Unable to limit CPU speed on Ubuntu 22.04 with cpufrequtils

Based on this: How can I easily control CPU speed on Ubuntu? I try to manually force some of my CPU cores on Ubuntu 22.04.1 5.15.0-56-generic x86_64 GNU/Linux to be limited to 800 MHz using cpufreq (...
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DELL xps 9560 bad performances

I'm using ubuntu 22.04 and I have a strange issue, the I7-7700HQ frequency is inversely proportional to cpu load, for example, when I run : stress-ng -c 8 or 7z b the frequency drops to 800MHz on ...
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AMD Ryzen 7 5700u CPU capped at 400 MHz in Ubuntu

Recently I was doing some benchmarks in Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS and I realized that even though my CPU is supposed to work at a base frequency of 1.8 GHz it only works at 400 MHz, the baseline for battery ...
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Alder Lake 12 gen laptop 400 Mhz

laptop MSI gs66 12700, ubuntu 20.04, kernel: 5.17.0-2.3-liquorix-amd64 after power disconnect CPU down to 400 Mhz and not recovering after power connect. in result system working slow, only reset ...
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Determining the clock speed

I mean to determine the clock speed. I am posting below the output of the various commands listed here. For the max freq, I see 4 different sources, with 2 different values: CPU max MHz: 3300,0000 ...
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cpufreq: cpu frequency going down to minimum just when I need extra power

I've spent almost 3 days around this problem, to no avail. I felt the laptop was running slow on certain tasks, slower than usual so I downloaded cpufreq extension to try and monitor and maybe ...
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CPU package power consumption is connected to nVidia GPU P-states which caused CPU to throttle during load

CPU: 7700HQ GPU: GTX 1050 I used Prime95 to stress the CPU (using AVX2). It stabilized at 3.0GHz@45W after few minutes. It was expected result so nothing new here. After that I installed nVidia driver ...
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CPU frequencies wrong

So after I installed Ubuntu to my laptop, I was amazed at how quiet the laptop became. Previously on Windows the fans constantly ran at full speed. However, when I started gaming on it, framerates ...
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5GHz frequency available but networks not showing up

My laptop has 5GHz support for Wi-Fi but 5GHz networks are not showing up. Only 2.4 Ghz networks are being listed. 5GHz networks are working perfectly in Windows. In Ubuntu, they're not showing up. My ...
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How can a spectrogram of a sound be plotted between a defined upper and lower frequency bound?

I would like to plot a spectrogram of a sound between a range of frequencies, specifically from 0 kHz to 2000 Hz. Using SoX (sox sound.wav -n spectrogram -x 1000 -y 800), I have been able to make a ...
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What makes my CPU frequency drop on intensive application?

I am currently developing a software related to robotics, using Ros and the OpenVino toolkit on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I am doing some intensive computation related to computer vision, so I am looking for ...
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What is the lowest frquency possible?

What is the minimum possible frequency of a CPU (in my case I have the Intel® Core™ i7-8750H CPU @ 2.20GHz × 12)
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cpu max frequency

I am trying to change my cpu max frequency. I have tried with tlp, cpupower, and the solution in this same forum (the one that goes: for x in /sys/devices/system/cpu/*/cpufreq/; do echo 1700000 | sudo ...
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Applications are ignoring/exceeding user-set CPU frequencies limitations (20.04)

I've been trying to limit the maximum allowed CPU frequency on a 2nd gen Intel i7 CPU. To do that, I tried: sudo cpupower -c all frequency-set --max; TLP, setting both the percentage and frequency (...
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Does not return maximum and minimum frequency in lscpu

I wanted to find out my computer's CPU frequency I only get CPU MHz:1800.002 BogoMIPS:3600.00.Why not showing minimum and maximum frequency?
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Why is the CPU frequency stuck at half the maximum tolerance? [duplicate]

I have an old Processor Intel® Core™2 CPU T7200 @ 2.00GHz × 2 Why is the current frequency stuck at 1GHZ if the CPU is built for up to 2GHZ? Here are the frequency #s when I run the following script ...
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How to update CPU frequency policy?

I have an Asus Laptop with i7 + ubuntu 18 (Linux 4.15.0-117-generic) A few days ago, I don't know how, my PC became very slow. After several investigations I've found that the CPU is always at minimum ...
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How to lock Xeon cpu frequency to a specific clock rate?

So I am using a Xeon 2620 v4 through ssh/command line only. I have sudo access and have set all CPU governor to performance mode. However, when I set the frequency using: "sudo cpufreq-set -f ...
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Intel i7-1065G7 does not reach maximal turbo boost frequency

I have a laptop with an Intel i7-1065G7 cpu. turbostat reports 35 * 100.0 = 3500.0 MHz max turbo 8 active cores 35 * 100.0 = 3500.0 MHz max turbo 7 active cores 35 * 100.0 = 3500.0 MHz max turbo 6 ...
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Spiking CPU frequency on Thinkpad X220 with i5-2540M Processor, Ubuntu 20.04

I encounter a strange behavior on my laptop (Thinkpad X220, Intel i5-2540M CPU). I recently switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 20.04, and I was hoping that everything would just perfectly work. After ...
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Adding ram to my hp laptop

I want to add 4gb ram to my laptop but confused which one should I buy as I can't figure out my ram type. sudo dmidecode --type memory | less is giving this output Handle 0x0025, DMI type 16, 23 bytes ...
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CPU frequency drops to and is capped at 0.48 GHz [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 7348 (BIOS version A13, the most recent) and the CPU frequency is always capped at exactly 480 or 490 MHz. I had this same problem under win10 but modifying a registry key for ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Intel Pentium Silver N5000 1.1 GHz, without problems?

Update: The answer is yes. Also for Ubuntu 22.04. I have not tested 24.04 yet as I write this, although I expect it to work after 5 years of experience with the OS. Background information: I intend to ...
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how can I control my cpu frequency form a kde widget

I noticed on the distro on the PineBook it has a widget to control cpu frequency is their a way to do this on a intel CPU on kde to save battery
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can't control cpu frequencies in 19.10 on 7390 xps 13 2-in-1

I have been unable to control the cpu frequencies using either tlp, or cpupower, or other tools. Kernel version is 5.3.0-19-generic. I tried using intel_pstate active or turning off intel pstate with ...
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How to enable CPU Turbo-Boost in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm having server with 9700K and want to enable turbo-boost to get 4.9 GHz. I've installed cpufrequtils and set performance mode. Via 'cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_max_freq' I'm ...
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GUI or simple Bash script to throttle the CPU?

I have an issue with a Chuwi Hi10 Pro. It occurs in Linux and Windows. When the screen brightness is too high, or the CPU is at 100%, while plugged in, the battery starts to drain. It is a very slow ...
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CPU frequency limited when AC adapter is on, but no limit with battery

Here I got a strange problem with my ThinkPad X200. This notebook uses Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8600, which has a designed frequency of 2.4GHz. When I use battery only, the maximum scaling ...
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Filter high-pitched sound on live audio

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 Sometimes, I'll play a media file and it would have been encoded badly and there will be a very high-pitched whine in the background. Is it possible to block sound from ...
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How to change "scaling_max_freq" file (set max frequency higher)?

I have AMD A6-7310 which supports boost clock of 2.4 GHz. But, in Ubuntu 18.04, it only goes to 2.0 GHz. If I go to: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpufreq/policy0/scaling_max_freq and open that file, it ...
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change min and max cpu frequency

Is there a way to change min/max frequency for the CPU in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic beaver? I want to lower my max CPU frequency to maybe 1700000 to make my laptop run more silent. Below is CPU frequency ...
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Monitoring CPU freq in real time

I have 16.04 LTS installed on a Ryzen 1700X computer. I am able to see the frequency of each of the individual 16 threads by running the command sudo cpupower monitor. Along with the frequencies, it ...
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Manually setting CPU's TSC value

On my system Ubuntu 16.04.1 with Kernel 4.13.0-36 the following TSC frequency is detected: dmesg | grep MHz: [ 0.004000] tsc: Detected 1800.000 MHz processor I have an Intel i5-8250U ...
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Can't limit cpu frequency Ubuntu 17.10, Acer Swift 3 (i5-8250)

I recently bought this laptop, I'm used to my limiting the CPU on my old one to avoid it getting too hot and extend battery when that's a priority over performance. However, cpufrequtils doesn't do ...
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Finding the frequency of CAN (controller area network) send and receive messages

How can I find the frequency of CAN send and CAN receive messages using Ubuntu terminal? I'm sending CAN messages using a serial port and receiving it with a Peak CAN USB. I can find the bit rate ...
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Setting intel GPU limits in Ubuntu 17.04 no longer works

I was using Ubuntu MATE 16.04 before, but recently switched to 17.04 because it came with updated thermald and I assumed it will fix bugs like this for me. I had problems with thermald in Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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intel-pstate processor frequency very high even if in idle

I am running Ubuntu on my asus laptop with i7-4710HQ processor. I have some issue with cpu-freq scaling. When I use intel-pstate driver the frequency is always high (90% at 2.5GHz). I have read the ...
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I cant set the cpu frequency to maximum

i just want to set the maximum frequency of my cpu, it can go from 1.7GHz to 2.4GHz, i used cpufrequtils and tried "performance" and "userspace" but it didn't work. Here's is my cpufreq-info output: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 [email protected] CPU frequency capped at 0.8GHz (20% of max)

I have been running Ubuntu for a couple of months on this machine now, and all of a sudden the CPU's frequency is refusing to go any higher than 0.8GHz (20% of maximum) despite it running fine at 3.8-...
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How to set CPU scaling limits System-wide

I am trying to make my cpu to stay in 2.0GHz (To keep the CPU cool XD) or above with a conservative Governor, for that tried to configure minimum frequencies for my CPU using cpufreq-set I need to ...
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Disable Hyperthreading, p-state and c-state drivers and CPU frequency scaling

I am trying to disable de p-state and c-state drivers on my desktop, i did what is described in this topic: Disable CPU frequency scaling Then i changed the grub-file: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="...
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