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i5 3450 max frequency 3.30Ghz?!?

Joined
Jul 13, 2012
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Motherboard
Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H
CPU
i5-3450
Graphics
GTX 960
Mac
iMac
Recently I've upgraded to High Sierra, smooth install etc.
Post installation with multibeast (the basics) after that executed the ssdtPRGen.sh and moved the SSDT.aml to ...ACPI/patched
I've found that my i5-3450 never goes above 3.3Ghz / 31.7 Watt
I know that turbo goes well above that (3.5Ghz) with max TDP of 77 Watt
What can I do to fix this?

This is my EFI https://ufile.io/es8im
 
Joined
Jul 23, 2012
Messages
555
Motherboard
GA-Z77N-WIFI - F3 - Clover UEFI
CPU
E3-1225 v2
Graphics
GT 640 | P4000
Mac
Mac mini
It is normal

i5-3450 Processor 6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz
https://ark.intel.com/products/65511/Intel-Core-i5-3450-Processor-6M-Cache-up-to-3_50-GHz

The processor has the locked multiplier. You manually change the multiplier to (Turbo: 37/37/37/37) is meaningless

bootlog
Code:
0:100  0:000  === [ GetCPUProperties ] ==================================
0:100  0:000  CPU Vendor = 756E6547 Model=306A9
0:100  0:000   The CPU supported SSE4.1
0:100  0:000  BrandString = Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3450 CPU @ 3.10GHz
0:100  0:000   The CPU supported turbo
0:100  0:000  MSR 0x35               40004
0:100  0:000  MSR 0xE2 before patch 1E000403
0:100  0:000  MSR 0xCE              00081010_F0011F00
0:100  0:000  corrected FLEX_RATIO = 80000
0:100  0:000  MSR 0x1B0             00000000
0:100  0:000  FSBFrequency = 120 MHz, DMI FSBFrequency = 100 MHz, Corrected FSBFrequency = 100 MHz
0:100  0:000  MaxDiv/MinDiv: 31.0/16
0:100  0:000  Turbo: 37/37/37/37
0:100  0:000  Features: 0xBFEBFBFF
0:100  0:000  Threads: 4
0:100  0:000  Cores: 4
0:100  0:000  FSB: 100 MHz
0:100  0:000  CPU: 3700 MHz
0:100  0:000  TSC: 3700 MHz
0:100  0:000  PIS: 100 MHz
0:100  0:000  ExternalClock: 25 MHz
i5-3450 base frequency is 3.1GHz
max. single core turbo boost frequency is 3.5GHz
max. multi cores turbo boost frequency is < than max. single core turbo boost frequency
max. multi cores turbo boost frequency is 3.3GHz, that is a reasonable figure
 
Joined
Mar 3, 2011
Messages
90
Motherboard
Gigabyte GA-Z77 DS3H
CPU
i5-3570K
Graphics
AMD RX 460 2 GB
Yep, to get over fixed max clock you must have an ...K cpu version. In This case the cpu (OCed in BIOS by higher multiplier) can go higher (if ssdtfotr that cpu & OC is generated correct (turbo max also higher)
 
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