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When it is slow, run: iostat -x 1 How many read and write operations per second do you get and at what %util? A 7200 rpm disk is only good for about 120 IOPS, so if you are getting this many read + write operations per second combined or more, it's not a fault, mechanical disks are just painfully slow for random workloads. You can use iotop to see which ...


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There is a utility called 'stress' you could use.


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We have the same laptop model and I also went searching for a way to control the fans the same way as with Armoury Crate since the instructions detailed in the ArchWiki weren't working for me then after quite some time I saw this on a reddit post: In Kernel 5.6 there is a fan mode for asus laptops, check if you have /sys/devices/platform/asus-nb-wmi/...


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The Uningine bechmarck is now on https://benchmark.unigine.com/


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Resolve problem CPU lock in Ubuntu I had the same problem with CPU stuck on 0.79 GHz and all you need to do is.. 1) Disable bd prochot on Ubuntu 20.04 sudo apt-get install msrtool sudo modprobe msr sudo wrmsr 0x1FC 2 2) Check your actual CPU freq in realtime: sudo apt install i7z sudo i7z 3) Use stress to simulate full CPU usage sudo apt install ...


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fsck Remove fsck.mode=skip from /etc/default/grub, and do sudo update-grub. Let's check your file system first... boot to a Ubuntu Live DVD/USB in “Try Ubuntu” mode open a terminal window by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T type sudo fdisk -l identify the /dev/sdXX device name for your "Linux Filesystem" type sudo fsck -f /dev/sdXX, replacing sdXX with the ...


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I experienced something similar, on a similar setup (i7-9700K CPU, Ubuntu 18.04). And I think my machine usage may be similar: it's a desktop machine that I use for running some intensive (but single-thread) applications, while also possibly having a web browser and some messaging apps open. I found the suggestion in the comments under the original post to ...


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