[Troubleshooting][Fixed] Overclocking i7-6850k on Linux

Thank you! This fixed the issue!

damn !! thank you so much ! fixed

Hi timitch, I have i9-7960x and it seems to have a very similar issue in Ubuntu 16.04.4LTS. I wonder if disabling intel microcode is a safe thing to do since Skylake processors and Kaby Lake processors have hyper threading crash bugs. Did you encounter any issue after disabling the microcode?

I wonder if disabling the microcode has triggered any hyperthreading bug on 6700K since it is affected by that errata as it’s a Skylake processor. Currently my 7960 doesn’t overclock no matter what I do. I figure it might be due to the same reason.

How did you disable the microcode?