From: Uwaysi Bin Kareem on
This is based on the research I did with optimizing my machine for
I also wrote the following article:
It is a bit outdated now, but I will update it with current information.
The value might iterate.

Peace Be With You,
Uwaysi Bin Kareem.

--- Kconfig.hzorig 2010-04-27 13:33:10.302162524 +0200
+++ Kconfig.hz 2010-04-27 20:39:54.736959816 +0200
@@ -45,6 +45,18 @@
1000 Hz is the preferred choice for desktop systems and other
systems requiring fast interactive responses to events.

+ config HZ_3956
+ bool "3956 HZ"
+ help
+ 3956 Hz is nearly the highest timer interrupt rate supported in the
+ Graphics workstations, and OpenGL applications may benefit from this,
+ since it gives the lowest framerate-jitter. The exact value 3956 is
+ psychovisually-optimized, meaning that it aims for a level of jitter,
+ percieved to be natural, and therefore non-nosiy. It is tuned for a
+ profile of "where the human senses register the most information".

config HZ
@@ -53,6 +65,7 @@
default 250 if HZ_250
default 300 if HZ_300
default 1000 if HZ_1000
+ default 3956 if HZ_3956


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