Intel comes with Linux tool to adjust clock speed GPUs

Jan

13

2015

Intel is rolling out a tool that allows users to run Linux can adjust the clock of GPU’s from the manufacturer. That had previously been possible, but the new tool to make the process especially user friendly.

Intel The tool is called intel_frequency, so writes Phoronix. The tool allows information from the Intel HD Graphics video chips are read and frequencies can be set. This relates to the current, minimum and maximum clock speed. The software would not yet have been added to the Intel GPU Tools package, but there is a patch is available.

Intel would not give the tool overclocking options and in addition would be no functionality is introduced that is not currently available. The tool is primarily aimed at people who want to carry out performance tests. Additionally intel_frequency can be used to check for stability or other problems.

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