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    SubjectRe: cpufreq doesn't seem to work in Intel Q9300
    On Mon, 11 Aug 2008 15:07:34 +0100
    Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org> wrote:

    > On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 05:02:06PM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    >
    > > This statement is only true for HPC environments and when you
    > > measure Watts per work done.
    > >
    > > But if you have some desktop or server with a load that is
    > > determined by when it gets used, then p4-clockmod can actually save
    > > energy when the computer is not under high load or even idle.
    > >
    > > Or do I miss anything?
    >
    > On modern hardware, the C states will win you more than downclocking
    > the processor would.
    >

    actually.. p4_clockmod is *NOT* downclocking the processor.. that's the
    whole problem with it..



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