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Undervolting tools on MX

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cyrilus31
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Undervolting tools on MX

#1 Postby cyrilus31 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:06 am

I'm interested in undervolting my computers (not underclocking) so that I can use them with less power consumption.
Does anybody know how to proceed, which tools I could use on MX?
Note that I've never done that but from what I read it will not do harm and may turn out to be very useful.

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Re: Undervolting tools on MX

#2 Postby skidoo » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:01 pm

Hmm, I've only done undervolting via BIOS settings. I did find some interesting results from websearch "linux undervolting cpu"
and discovered there's a lot of interest in undervolting, especially toward achieving the goal of extended battery runtime
https://github.com/mihic/linux-intel-undervolt
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PHC
https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/5xzm9x/undervolting_laptop_on_linux/
https://askubuntu.com/questions/792230/undervolting-cpu-with-ubuntu-16-04
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UndervoltingHowto
http://linuxsolver.blogspot.com/2011/02/undervolting-cpu-in-ubuntu.html

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Re: Undervolting tools on MX

#3 Postby cyrilus31 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:37 pm

Thanks Skidoo.
Yes I can do it via Bios but I'm so lazy I was thinking of a way to do it automatically :p
I will check all the websites thoroughly and give a feedback.


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