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Questions tagged [overclocking]
Overclocking is a method of trying to operate a processor faster than the manufacturer-specified clock frequency. Use this tag for questions about how to overclock the Raspberry Pi.
Is there a way to monitor the current CPU core voltage and overclock, similarly to CPU-Z but for the raspberry pi? This is so I can check that nothing is limiting the overvolt or overclock.
Jul 4, 2014 at 14:46
What is the best method to test if a Pi is stable after overclocking? Primarily the CPU, but also RAM, GPU etc.
Jun 28, 2014 at 20:33
I read this topic here:
Why won't my Raspberry Pi overclock?
but it seems a bit old to me and this line here
echo 60 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpufreq/ondemand/up_threshold
doesn't work ...
Jun 21, 2014 at 23:05
I would like to run Xfce, or any other GUI, as my desktop environment, but my RPi isn't powerful enough. I was wondering what damage overclocking will do to my board. I am considering it, but I don't ...
May 4, 2014 at 19:38
I am new to overclocking and just bought a Raspberry Pi to learn more about computers and run a Java server on. I was wondering: Would overclocking my Raspberry Pi to the "Medium" setting be dangerous?...
Apr 13, 2014 at 20:50
What are the downsides to overclocking (even on moderate mode) on my Pi other than it has the chance of becoming unstable? Also, if it does get unstable, is there a way to remove it from overclock ...
Dec 15, 2013 at 22:10
Is there any use to water cool a Raspberry Pi?
In other words, it is possible to overclock the RPi enough to have to water cool it?
Or will there always be enough with just the heatsinks, or with ...
Oct 18, 2013 at 8:01
I want to overclock my Pi to improve performance, while still not sacrificing the warranty. Yes they're cheap, but I still want to preserve the warranty. I have seen blog posts on RPi's website about ...
Sep 25, 2013 at 23:00
How do I find out if my Pi's warranty is voided? I overclocked my Pi, but I didn't use the force_turbo setting.
Aug 7, 2013 at 15:40
I'm setting up a Puppet instance that will manage a bunch of RPis. This means I cannot overclock them one by one using raspi-config.
Overclocking should be as simple as creating /boot/config.txt:
Aug 6, 2013 at 23:22
I've just installed Kali Linux on my SD card that I use with Raspberry. This new OS I think is very good, but at the installation I don't have the opportunity to overclock as it is possible with ...
Mar 26, 2013 at 21:52
My RasPi is configured to 900MHz overclock using raspi-config, but it keeps running at 700MHz even under load. I have found this answer already, and my system is also running with dynamic
for info in ...
Mar 15, 2013 at 17:21
I would like to change the frequency of the RPI, how can I do that, I'm using low level programming. Also how can I get the used memory and free memory?
Dec 1, 2012 at 22:00
The current config.txt allows one to change arm_freq, gpu_freq, core_freq, h264_freq, isp_freq, and v3d_freq. In addition, there is support for the kernel to change clocks on demand and based on ...
Oct 29, 2012 at 11:02
How I hosed my ext4 file system in the first hour with Raspbian:
I have always used shutdown -r now. I tried this after editing my overclocking parameters manually. I remember setting arm_freq to 900 ...
Oct 16, 2012 at 10:44
Immediately after install, I've overclocked my raspberry (1 GHz). After power failure today (the whole building) I can't overclock it again. First I tried:
Then I tried to make the ...
Oct 8, 2012 at 17:14
I edited the file /boot/config.txt to increase the CPU speed to 800MHz.
dmesg includes the following line
bcm2835-cpufreq: Freq 800000->700000 (min=700000 max=800000 target=700000 request=700000)
Sep 11, 2012 at 0:48
If I try to overclock my Pi, I want to go up to the point where the Pi won't boot anymore, or won't be stable enough. At this point, I want to come back to the latest known good settings for the /...
Jul 29, 2012 at 18:06
I've not ordered mine (yet!), but I do some overclocking as a hobby to the extent that my netbook, Android phone, desktop, and even my wife's Blackberry are overclocked.
Is there potential to ...
Jun 12, 2012 at 21:35
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