Questions tagged [underclocking]

Underclocking is used as an antonym for "Overclocking" and is a method of trying to reduce the power consumption of a processor, by changing the running settings so that it runs more slowly than normal. Use this tags for questions related to how to underclock the Raspberry Pi or peripherals so that power consumption is lowered or for other benefits.

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Underclocking PiZero for power saving worth it?

How much power does the PiZero consume on it's lowest possible cpu clock setting (underclocked)? (Let's say the only usb add on is a wifi dongle.) And... is it worth it?
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Underclock raspberry pi without rebooting

I want to reduce the frequency of operation of my raspberry pi without rebooting. Is there a way to do it ?? I know I can change the frequency by changing the config.txt but it requires a reboot.