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macOS Native CPU/IGPU Power Management

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Motherboard
ASUS Maximus Ranger VII Z97
CPU
i7-4790K
Graphics
GTX 1060
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MacBook Pro
Mobile Phone
iOS
Hi, I have a Z97 setup with 4790K + 1060 GTX + headless iGPU using SMBIOS 15,1.

Does this guide apply for me? (I have tried but iGPU always has fixed frequency of 1,25 ghz and only one pstate)

I will start over If you say yes and provide all the needed files for problem reporting.

Thank you
 

toleda

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Asus Maximus VII Impact
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Is there anything I can do for iGPU, or should I leave it as is. (1,25Ghz all the time)
1.25 GHz is native for AirPlay Mirroring (Intel Quick Synch) support, nothing to do
 
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MSI B360M Mortar Titanium
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i7-8700
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RX 560
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MacBook Pro
Mobile Phone
iOS
What about C6 state? Should we disable it with PluginType=Yes?
 
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Motherboard
Asus STRIX Z370-F
CPU
i5-8600K
Graphics
GTX 1070 Ti
I have a i5 8600k and a Asus z370-f motherboard...in the supported CPU list it says "Coffee Lake/UHD630+ (Core i3/5/i7 8xxx, 8th Generation; 300 Series, except Z370, motherboards)". Does that mean that Power Management doesn't work for me, no matter what I try? Also in the table with the Settings it says that coffee lake works with "300_Series (-Z370)" :(
 
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Motherboard
Asus STRIX Z370-F
CPU
i5-8600K
Graphics
GTX 1070 Ti
I tried putting PluginType=true in my config, so normally it should work. However, while AppleIntelInfo shows every Step and Intel Power Gadget shows what seems to be functioning Power Management, if I look into a log from the Intel Power Gadget, it only shows a couple of frequencies, i think 1300MHz, 3600MHz and 4200MHz. HWMonitor also shows the same thing, only a couple different frequencies. I hope somebody can help...
(everything needed should be in the attachment, including intel power gadget log and screenshot and appleintelinfo)
 

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toleda

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Asus Maximus VII Impact
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512K, LC, Power Mac
Mobile Phone
iOS
it says "Coffee Lake/UHD630+ (Core i3/5/i7 8xxx, 8th Generation; 300 Series, except Z370, motherboards)"
Z370 is not the Coffee Lake chipset, it is the Kaby Lake chipset. The table says Kaby_Lake/200_Series +Z370
 
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