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Old 12-06-2014, 10:32 AM   #1
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which command or software do I need to read my PC'sStatus

I have two PC's one is running a single Opteron 6234 es CPU which is Overclocked it using turion power control( tPC for short)
My problem is I don't remember which command will give me the current CPU frequency and temperature. I can get the original( before the CPU has been OCed) status but that is no use for me in the situation.

My other system is a EVGA classified SR2 system which has 2 Xeon CPU's ,which also needs to be monitor because they are both Overclocked, on that motherboard it does get hot very hot which I need to monitor the motherboards temperature.

both systems are running the world community grid software which basically is crunching mass amount of numbers to help find cures for diseases,
Old 12-06-2014, 11:36 AM   #2
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Not sure about getting CPU speed (there's a daemon called cpuspeed on some systems to dynamically adjust frequencies, but I am not sure how it logs the current speed), but you can use either lm-sensors or IPMI (if available) to monitor temperatures. A lot will depend on the features of your motherboard.
Old 12-06-2014, 08:08 PM   #3
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grep MHz /proc/cpuinfo

Should give you the freq your cpu is running at the moment. This might change between calls as it is a quiet dynamic value.

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Thank you
Old 12-08-2014, 12:21 AM   #5
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CPU-G will give you the overclocked frequency. lm-sensors would be useful for temperatures.


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