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Sandy Bridge is the codename for Intel's second-generation Intel Core processor family. Sandy Bridge processors features include graphics on a single chip, Intel's 32nm (nanometer) die shrink fabrication process technology, and featuring Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 for increased performance on an as-needed basis.

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Beginner with slow Ubuntu 18.04

I'm a beginner with Ubuntu 18.04, and I found it so slow with my Acer Aspire E1-571 laptop. How can I check if I have a problem such as a missed driver or something else? Or does my laptop lack the ...
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OpenCL On ubuntu 16.04, Intel Sandy Bridge CPU

Is it possible to install openCL on 16.04 (CPU-Only)? I tried many guides, but still do not get a working box. I have a sandy-bridge second gen CPU, if this matters.
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Enable full performance on Sandy Bridge laptop

I have 2nd gen Intel i7 laptop. I use Thermald and tlp for managing battery life (they are great!). However, sometimes I don't care about noise and power consumption, and want the CPU to run at full 3....
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Ubuntu 14.10: Extremely bad CPU Performance and heat

Ubuntu is running extremely slow due poor CPU performance, I have fairly good notebook (4GB ram 2.4Ghz Sandy Bridge CPU) and I know thats the cause is the p_state driver from Intel (the substitue of ...
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I want to find out if my Lenovo laptop has a Sandy or Ivy Bridge

Is there a command or a register to find this information on my laptop? I need to know it before I install Intel pstate. Thanks. PS This is the result from the command from [https://askubuntu.com/...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo g400 cannot boot normally [duplicate]

I have been trying to use Ubuntu 14.04; before that I was trying 13.10, but due to the hardware structure of my Lenovo g400 Intel® Core™ i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz × 4 and VESA: Intel® Sandybridge/...
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Lenovo X220 i7 Ubuntu 13.10

I am thinking about switching back to the newest Ubuntu 13.10 on my x220. I had different Ubuntu releases installed before and quite liked it. Main problem was always the power management of the i7 ...
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How to get better graphics than VESA: Intel®Sandybridge Mobile Graphics

I am currently using the VESA: Intel®Sandybridge Mobile Graphics and I must say, I do not like the appearance of almost everything. My unity is running only on 2D mode. My screen resolution is also ...
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I have a special line in my Grub of Ubuntu 11.10 -- Will it survive to 12 if I "do-version-upgrade?"

A problem with computers with Intel Sandy Bridge and Intel Celeron causes them to display only a black screen and a mouse cursor if RC6 is enabled (which it has been for all versions after 11.10). In ...
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Does 13.04 have power/suspend issues with Sandy Bridge?

I have an i5 Sandy Bridge Laptop and currenty use 12.10 with Linux 3.5. I heard that the Kernel 3.6 has some issues with Sandy Bridge, i. e. does not wake up from suspend, or run on 100 % CPU load ...
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