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cpu-speed [2014/06/14 18:22]
Rob Whyte created
cpu-speed [2019/02/09 10:31] (current)
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 Often people choose to overclock their processors which is really only achievable from the bios or UEFI, or in Windows. Often people choose to overclock their processors which is really only achievable from the bios or UEFI, or in Windows.
    
-It has been a long time to find the answer but when overclocking the true clock speed has never been shown in nix.+It has taken a long time to find the answer but when overclocking the true clock speed has never been shown in nix.
    
 Often the command used which shows the various stepping speeds a processor will go through is: Often the command used which shows the various stepping speeds a processor will go through is:
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 cat /proc/cpuinfo cat /proc/cpuinfo
 </code> </code>
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 To strip the output down to just the speed use: To strip the output down to just the speed use:
 <code> <code>
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 </code> </code>
    
-This is great but recently on a K series I5 the clock speed was cahnged from 3.4GHZ to 4.0GHZ, Windows showed the difference using CPUZ but Vinux did not.+This is great but recently on a [[http://ark.intel.com/products/75048/Intel-Core-i5-4670K-Processor-6M-Cache-up-to-3_80-GHz|I5 4670K]] series CPU the clock speed was changed from 3.4GHZ to 4.0GHZ.
    
-This command after quite a lot of Googling shows the correct clock speed as well as other handy information like FSB.+ [[http://www.microsoft.com/|Windows]] showed the difference using [[http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html|CPUZ]] but Vinux did not.
    
-</code>+The [[http://www.fogproject.org/wiki/index.php/Dmidecode|dmi decode]] command after quite a lot of searching shows the correct clock speed as well as other handy information like [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Front-side_bus|FSB]]. 
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 sudo dmidecode --type Processor sudo dmidecode --type Processor
 </code> </code>
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