CoreCtrl

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CoreCtrl lets you set your AMD GPU and CPU to high performance mode when you play games.

Please note: Controlling the GPU does not work for Nvidia hardware.

Installation[edit | edit source]

Search CoreCtrl in your respective app store:

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If you don't see it there, and you're on a Ubuntu-based distribution like Pop!_OS, input the following in the terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ernstp/mesarc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install corectrl

Otherwise, look here for installation instructions.

Usage[edit | edit source]

(Optional:) Create a profile for each game.

Set your GPU to Performance mode: Fixed > High.

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Set your CPU to Performance scaling > Custom.

Then, set your frequency governor > Performance.

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Advanced Usage[edit | edit source]

You can do more with it, for example overclocking, or undervolting. You have to do the setup first.