[CentOS] Questions on cpu frequency scaling AMD vs. Intel

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Mon Aug 4 20:31:19 UTC 2008

S.Tindall wrote on Mon, 4 Aug 2008 13:08:03 -0400:

> http://products.amd.com/en-us/DesktopCPUFilter.aspx

Thanks, nice tool!

> Checking the cpuinfo on systems using a 4850e (G2) and a 4600+ EE 
> (F2) both give "cpu family: 15", so they have included the Gs in 
> the excluded group, too.

Yeah. There's apparently no way to distinguish by stepping, so they used 
the family. It's a shame that most people will not know it and thus not 
get the benefits of frequency scaling.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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