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    Re: measuring operating CPU frequency like CPUz

    Whether you overclock manual or not does not change the fact that a modern Intel CPU uses turbo-boost which is a type of dynamic overclocking. The operating CPU frequency of a modern Intel CPU is...
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    Re: measuring operating CPU frequency like CPUz

    I already tried CPU-G. When I my CPU under load it shows 1.7 GHz not 2.4 GHz. It does not show the operating frequency. Not only that but it does not show the frequency changing. It appears to...
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    Re: measuring operating CPU frequency like CPUz

    I can show the frequency changing under load simply

    watch grep \"cpu MHz\" /proc/cpuinfo

    The problem is that most programs don't show the real frequency under load. It's not so easy. For...
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    Re: measuring operating CPU frequency like CPUz

    I tried gsysinfo. It does not show the operating frequency, only the base frequency
    cuda-z is for the GPU
    openhardwaremonitor requires mono, i doubt it shows the operating frequency
    I have not...
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    measuring operating CPU frequency like CPUz

    On Windows there is a program called CPUz which reports the operating frequency. On Linux I have only found one program which does this: powertop. All the other programs I have tried (top,...
  6. Re: why I despise Linux -> another weekend lost to a blinking cursor

    What do you mean by 1707? And what is the latest ROM for your MOBO?
    If I go to the latest ROM for my MOBO it says Windows only (2012.11.27). I upgraded to 2012.05.29 yesterday because that's the...
  7. Re: why I despise Linux -> another weekend lost to a blinking cursor

    Codingman, my motherboard works fine for me now with Linux. Do you have a SSD only system? Have you updated your bios? If sow which version of the ROM did you use? The latest ROMs on the ASUS...
  8. Re: why I despise Linux -> another weekend lost to a blinking cursor

    Oldfred, I used the wrong terminology. I only have UEFI, no BIOS option.
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    I just updated it. There is a utilty in the UEFI bios called "EZ Flash 2'. I download the bios on "2012.05.29" put it on a USB with fast32 format and rebooted. Went into the EZ Flash 2 bison and...
  10. Re: why I despise Linux -> another weekend lost to a blinking cursor

    I have not updated the BIOS on this motherboard. Actually, I have never done that. Maybe I'll give it a try. But I'm a bit afraid to try anything now that this system is finally working.
    I don't...
  11. Re: why I despise Linux -> another weekend lost to a blinking cursor

    You can see my original post over a year ago here (this thread I started was my second post not first). This system with "ASUS LPCIe 3.0 and UEFI BIOS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3" would not even boot without...
  12. Re: why I despise Linux -> another weekend lost to a blinking cursor

    I'm thinking of getting a X51 alienware with ubuntu. The problem is the video card is rather weak. But there are a lot of vidoes of people putting 670s and even 680s in the X51....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A and UX32VD

    I installed Linux Mint 14 on my ASUS UX31A with no problems. There are some things to do to improve it I think but I have not tried any of them yet because it works so well. Well actually, I think...
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    Thanks for the help OldFred!!! My system is mostly working now. I still don't have the wifi up but I'm going to buy a ethernet cable today and use that until I work out the wifi issues.

    I...
  15. Re: why I despise Linux -> another weekend lost to a blinking cursor

    I moved my computer to another room and connect it to a LAN line. Now I have internet. I reinstalled Kubuntu and installed BootRepair and generated the output. In case you're interested you can...
  16. Re: why I despise Linux -> another weekend lost to a blinking cursor

    I can install ubuntu 13.04 to USB now and boot. The problem was a bad iso file
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2140424

    However, I tried to install ubuntu 13.04 the same way I did...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: install bootable live USB for Ubuntu 13.04 with linux

    Thank you for your reply.
    I did md5sum ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso and it reported a hash value that is not on the webpage
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuHashes#A13.04

    I downloaded...
  18. [ubuntu] New ubutnu install won't connect to wireless network: D-Link DWA-121 device

    I just installed kubuntu 13.04. It recognizes my USB wireless device and even shows the network. However, it always rejects my wifi password when I try and connect to that network.

    lsusb shows:...
  19. Re: why I despise Linux -> another weekend lost to a blinking cursor

    I believe EFI is still being used. BootRepair just fixed it. If I had my wireless working on this system I would post the output. If I look in /boot I see a "efi" and "grub" directory. In efi is...
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    Thanks your for your reply. I managed to to finally install Kubuntu 13.04 on this system and boot.
    I followed the device at the following link and used a MBR partition with gparted to create a...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: install bootable live USB for Ubuntu 13.04 with linux

    All the details of my system can be found in this post
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1927626

    OCZ 120 GB Vertex 3 SATA III 6.0 Gb-s 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive
    EVGA GeForce GTX 590...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: install bootable live USB for Ubuntu 13.04 with linux

    It works fine with Universal USB Installer in Windows though. Also Kubuntu 13.04 install to USB and boots fine with unetbootin. It's a bit ironic that I need to use Windows to install Ubuntu 13.04...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: install bootable live USB for Ubuntu 13.04 with linux

    Strange, kubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso installs and boots just fine on my USB. I tried ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso again just to make sure and it still fails to boot.
  24. [ubuntu] [solved] install bootable live USB for Ubuntu 13.04 with linux

    I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my USB stick using Universal USB Installer in Windows. This worked fine and I was able to boot. However, I destroyed my Windows installation (trying to install Ubuntu)...
  25. Re: why I despise Linux -> another weekend lost to a blinking cursor

    Wow, that's more comments than I expected! If it's any consolation I installed Linux on my asus ux31a ultrabook with no problems a few months ago. I overwrote Windows8 which is a disaster. Anyway,...
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