Quote Originally Posted by Ericg View Post
On any OTHER distro (not *Buntu based) Yuuuuuuup. But Canonical hasn't gotten their heads out of their asses yet and switched yet. Someone said that it was because of bugs in the driver but im finding it hard to believe that THEY are hitting bugs that no one else has.
There was a bug in kernel 3.10 where the intel_pstate driver used the turbo frequency as the base performance frequency, and that used to heat things up more than it should have. But that issue was solved in 3.11, but Ubuntu hasn't enabled it back just yet.