AMD FX-8150 Bulldozer Overclocking On Ubuntu Linux
Written by Michael Larabel in Processors on 22 November 2011. Page 6 of 6. 8 Comments

The Nexuiz results also go up a bit when overclocking, but obviously here the GPU comes into play.

OpenArena and Lightsmark show a higher boost in performance since they are more CPU bound.

When doing your own overclocking and performance tuning, you can easily use the Phoronix Test Suite and for facilitating automatically your performance and stability tests while also having automatic system monitoring abilities as shown in this article.

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