Originally Posted by lukejgong
I want to control the limit of cpu usage of the whole system to a certain percentage, similar to cap the VCPU usage of a virtual machine. Is it possible?
I use cpufrequtils to limit the speed of my CPU.
But your CPU, Bios, and Motherboard has to support CPU limiting.
The only real reason to limit the speed of your CPU is to increase battery lifetime and keep the laptop cooler.
But its at a cost of a slower machine.
These two sites will help you install and set it up: