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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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