Originally Posted by error-id10t
I give up.
You can't just use the ISO and install it via that as that won't work on Win8 or EFI. I then tried to install it from the USB, goto the desktop icon which goes through the motions - tried twice, all looks good but there's no boot option to get in there. All I get is Windows even though the partitions etc are there.
Now I remember why MS can ask the money they do for Windows.. PITA to try anything else.
Have you tried setting your BIOS to boot in legacy mode before trying UEFI? That should allow you access to GRUB. The only downside is you go back to the old MBR style boots for Windows, but really, UEFI isn't anything special.
Originally Posted by SirIsaacNewton
Linux is very picky about overclocking anything whereas Windows will let you get away with an unstable overclock. If you really wanted to use Linux, start with stock clocks on the CPU and GPU, get it to work just doing regular stuff, then folding in WINE, and then finally start overclocking very slowly. Overclock, test, rinse, repeat.
The real dilemma, can't fold natively with an AMD card but overclocking isn't that difficult. You can fold natively now on a Nvidia card but its all but impossible to overclock.
I'm not sure where you got the impossible to overclock from, because last I was working with my spare linux box, I had access to the core and memory clocks for my two 9800GTX+ cards straight from the nVidia configuration panel. I believe voltage controls were available in it too. This was with the 313.09 beta a few months back.Edited by poizone - 7/10/13 at 7:44am