underclocking or CPU frequency scaling
hawat.thufir at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 11:50:33 UTC 2012
I have an older desktop:
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.53GHz
and would like to set a "max" for CPU usage to prevent overheating.
Generally, it's fine, but for some processes I want to set a sort of
"nice" so that the CPU doesn't get pegged. Longer compiles would be fine.
Frequency scaling and underclocking can only be done through supported
hardware, generally the BIOS?
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