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Quick Guide to Generate a SSDT for CPU Power Management

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Piker Alpha's ssdtPRGen script will generate a SSDT you can use to achieve the maximum amount of power states for your desktop CPU. Please note that desktop power management is not mandatory.

Requirements:
Working internet connection

How to Generate a SSDT for Power Management

1. Configure system with appropriate SMBIOS for your CPU using Clover Configurator

2. Open Terminal and download Piker Alpha's ssdtPRGen.sh

Code:
curl -o ~/ssdtPRGen.sh https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Piker-Alpha/ssdtPRGen.sh/master/ssdtPRGen.sh
3. That will download ssdtPRGen.sh to your user directory. The next step is to change the file mode (+x) with:

Code:
chmod +x ~/ssdtPRGen.sh
4. For default SSDT generation, type:

Code:
sudo ~/ssdtPRGen.sh
5. Type n, n

6. Open Finder and in menubar choose Go/Go to Folder...

7. Type ~/Library/ssdtPRGen/

8. Mount EFI using EFI Mounter v3

9. Copy SSDT.aml to /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/

NOTE: The Power Management SSDT should always be SSDT.aml. If you have an SSDT.aml there already, rename it SSDT-1.aml, etc...

10. Reboot


How to Test Power Management

1. Download and compile AppleIntelInfo.kext using XCode. Or download here: View attachment AppleIntelInfo.kext.zip.

2. Drag AppleIntelInfo.kext to desktop

3. Open Terminal

4. Type:

Code:
sudo -s
5. Type:

Code:
chown -R 0:0 ~/Desktop/AppleIntelInfo.kext
6. Type:

Code:
chmod -R 755 ~/Desktop/AppleIntelInfo.kext
7. Type:

Code:
kextload ~/Desktop/AppleIntelInfo.kext
8. Type:

Code:
cat /tmp/AppleIntelInfo.dat
The amount of power states will then show in the Terminal window.

References:
http://www.tonymacx86.com/mavericks-desktop-support/128926-mavericks-native-cpu-igpu-power-management.html
http://www.tonymacx86.com/el-capitan-laptop-support/175801-guide-native-power-management-laptops.html
https://github.com/Piker-Alpha/ssdtPRGen.sh
https://github.com/Piker-Alpha/AppleIntelInfo
 

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List of Core i Desktop CPUs supported by Piker Alpha's ssdtPRGen

Sandy Bridge System Definitions:
Mac-942B5BF58194151B:iMac12,1
Mac-942B59F58194171B:iMac12,2
Mac-8ED6AF5B48C039E1:Macmini5,1
Mac-4BC72D62AD45599E:Macmini5,2
Mac-7BA5B2794B2CDB12:Macmini5,3
Mac-94245B3640C91C81:MacBookPro8,1
Mac-94245A3940C91C80:MacBookPro8,2
Mac-942459F5819B171B:MacBookPro8,3
Mac-C08A6BB70A942AC2:MacBookAir4,1
Mac-742912EFDBEE19B3:MacBookAir4,2

Sandy Bridge CPUs
i7-2700K
i7-2600K
i7-2600
i7-2600S
i5-2300
i5-2310
i5-2320
i5-2380P
i5-2390T
i5-2400S
i5-2405S
i5-2400
i5-2450P
i5-2500T
i5-2500S
i5-2500
i5-2500K
i5-2550K
i3-2130
i3-2125
i3-2120T
i3-2120
i3-2115C
i3-2105
i3-2102
i3-2100T
i3-2100

Sandy Bridge E

i7-3970X
i7-3960X
i7-3930K
i7-3820

Ivy Bridge System Definitions:
Mac-00BE6ED71E35EB86:iMac13,1
Mac-FC02E91DDD3FA6A4:iMac13,2
Mac-031AEE4D24BFF0B1:Macmini6,1
Mac-F65AE981FFA204ED:Macmini6,2
Mac-4B7AC7E43945597E:MacBookPro9,1
Mac-6F01561E16C75D06:MacBookPro9,2
Mac-C3EC7CD22292981F:MacBookPro10,1
Mac-AFD8A9D944EA4843:MacBookPro10,2
Mac-66F35F19FE2A0D05:MacBookAir5,1
Mac-2E6FAB96566FE58C:MacBookAir5,2
Mac-F60DEB81FF30ACF6:MacPro6,1

Ivy Bridge CPUs
i7-3770
i7-3770K
i7-3770S
i7-3770T
i5-3570T
i5-3570K
i5-3570S
i5-3570
i5-3550S
i5-3550
i5-3475S
i5-3470S
i5-3470
i5-3470T
i5-3450S
i5-3450
i5-3350P
i5-3330S
i5-3333S
i5-3330S
i5-3330
i3-3250
i3-3250T
i3-3245
i3-3240
i3-3240T
i3-3225
i3-3220
i3-3220T
i3-3210

Ivy Bridge E
i7-4960X
i7-4930K
i7-4820K


Haswell System Definitions:
Mac-031B6874CF7F642A:iMac14,1
Mac-27ADBB7B4CEE8E61:iMac14,2
Mac-77EB7D7DAF985301:iMac14,3
Mac-81E3E92DD6088272:iMac14,4

Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.50 GHz
Mac-42FD25EABCABB274:iMac15,1
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz
Mac-FA842E06C61E91C5:iMac15,1

Mac-189A3D4F975D5FFC:MacBookPro11,1
Mac-3CBD00234E554E41:MacBookPro11,2
Mac-2BD1B31983FE1663:MacBookPro11,3
Mac-06F11FD93F0323C5:MacBookPro11,4
Mac-06F11F11946D27C5:MacBookPro11,5
Mac-35C1E88140C3E6CF:MacBookAir6,1
Mac-7DF21CB3ED6977E5:MacBookAir6,2
Mac-F60DEB81FF30ACF6:MacPro6,1
Mac-35C5E08120C7EEAF:Macmini7,1

Haswell
i7-4770K
i7-4790
i5-4690K
i7-4790K
i5-4430S
i7-4771
i7-4770
i5-4590K
i5-4590
i5-4670K
i5-4670
i5-4570
i5-4440
i5-4440S
i5-4430
i7-4790S
i7-4790T
i7-4785T
i7-4770R
i7-4770S
i7-4770T
i7-4765T
i5-4670R
i5-4690
i5-4690S
i5-4690T
i5-4670S
i5-4670T
i5-4590
i5-4590S
i5-4590T
i5-4570S
i5-4570T
i5-4570TE
i5-4460
i5-4460T
i5-4460S
i3-4130
i3-4130T
i3-4150
i3-4150T
i3-4160
i3-4160T
i3-4330
i3-4330T
i3-4330TE
i3-4340
i3-4340TE
i3-4350
i3-4350T
i3-4360
i3-4360T
i3-4370

Haswell E
i7-5960X
i7-5930K
i7-5820K


Broadwell System Definitions:
Mac-9F18E312C5C2BF0B:MacBookAir7,1
Mac-937CB26E2E02BB01:MacBookAir7,2
Mac-E43C1C25D4880AD6:MacBookPro12,1

Non-Retina 21.5-inch, Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.60 GHz
Mac-A369DDC4E67F1C45:iMac16,1
Non-Retina 21.5-inch, Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.80 GHz
Mac-FFE5EF870D7BA81A:iMac16,2
Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, Intel Core i5-5675R 3.1GHz
Mac-FFE5EF870D7BA81A:iMac16,2
Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.30 GHz
Mac-FFE5EF870D7BA81A:iMac16,2

Broadwell
i7-5775R
i7-5775C
i5-5675R
i5-5675C
i5-5575R

Skylake System Definitions:
Retina 5K, 27-inch, Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz
Mac-65CE76090165799A:iMac17,1
Retina 5K, 27-inch, Intel Core i5-6600 3.3GHz
Mac-B809C3757DA9BB8D:iMac17,1
Retina 5K, 27-inch, Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz
Mac-DB15BD556843C820:iMac17,1

Skylake
i7-6700T
i7-6700K
i7-6700
i5-6600T
i5-6600K
i5-6600
i5-6500T
i5-6500
i5-6400T
i5-6400
i3-6320
i3-6300T
i3-6300
i3-6100T
i3-6100
 
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Perfect, yesterday, I tried it by following the "old" guide, can anyone please check my result?

details (logs, terminal logs etc.) are in this post: http://www.tonymacx86.com/mavericks-desktop-support/128926-mavericks-native-cpu-igpu-power-management-86.html#post1142796


Output from kext

Code:
CPU Ratio Info:------------------------------------
CPU Low Frequency Mode.............: 1600 MHz
CPU Maximum non-Turbo Frequency....: 3300 MHz
CPU Maximum Turbo Frequency........: 3700 MHz
CPU P-States [ (33) ]
CPU C6-Cores [ 1 2 3 ]
CPU P-States [ (16) 28 33 ]
CPU P-States [ 16 28 32 (33) ]
CPU P-States [ 16 28 30 32 (33) ]
And I do not know, but I think that turbo mode wont start
 
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Is this correct?
CPU: Intel i5 4570 (non K)

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
AppleIntelInfo.kext v1.2 Copyright © 2012-2015 Pike R. Alpha. All rights reserved


Settings:
------------------------------------
logMSRs............................: 1
logIGPU............................: 0
logIntelRegs.......................: 1
logCStates.........................: 1
logIPGStyle........................: 1
InitialTSC.........................: 0x2eb13d4ef48
MWAIT C-States.....................: 270624


Model Specific Regiters
------------------------------------
MSR_CORE_THREAD_COUNT......(0x35) : 0x40004
MSR_PLATFORM_INFO..........(0xCE) : 0x80838F3012000
MSR_PMG_CST_CONFIG_CONTROL.(0xE2) : 0x1E000402
MSR_PMG_IO_CAPTURE_BASE....(0xE4) : 0x1814
IA32_MPERF.................(0xE7) : 0x20FC6B3C
IA32_APERF.................(0xE8) : 0x219FD3E1
MSR_FLEX_RATIO.............(0x194) : 0x0
MSR_IA32_PERF_STATUS.......(0x198) : 0x20EF00002200
MSR_IA32_PERF_CONTROL......(0x199) : 0x2400
IA32_CLOCK_MODULATION......(0x19A) : 0x0
IA32_THERM_STATUS..........(0x19C) : 0x883B0000
IA32_MISC_ENABLES..........(0x1A0) : 0x850089
MSR_MISC_PWR_MGMT..........(0x1AA) : 0x1
MSR_TURBO_RATIO_LIMIT......(0x1AD) : 0x24242424
IA32_ENERGY_PERF_BIAS......(0x1B0) : 0x1
MSR_POWER_CTL..............(0x1FC) : 0x4005F
MSR_RAPL_POWER_UNIT........(0x606) : 0xA0E03
MSR_PKG_POWER_LIMIT........(0x610) : 0xFFD00000EA82
MSR_PKG_ENERGY_STATUS......(0x611) : 0x10A6541B
MSR_PKG_POWER_INFO.........(0x614) : 0x2A0
MSR_PP0_CURRENT_CONFIG.....(0x601) : 0x1F40
MSR_PP0_POWER_LIMIT........(0x638) : 0xFFD0
MSR_PP0_ENERGY_STATUS......(0x639) : 0x5D58A9D
MSR_PP0_POLICY.............(0x63a) : 0x0
MSR_CONFIG_TDP_NOMINAL.....(0x648) : 0x20
MSR_CONFIG_TDP_LEVEL1......(0x649) : 0x0
MSR_CONFIG_TDP_LEVEL2......(0x64a) : 0x0
MSR_CONFIG_TDP_CONTROL.....(0x64b) : 0x80000000
MSR_TURBO_ACTIVATION_RATIO.(0x64c) : 0x0
MSR_PKGC3_IRTL.............(0x60a) : 0x8842
MSR_PKGC6_IRTL.............(0x60b) : 0x886A
MSR_PKGC7_IRTL.............(0x60c) : 0x8891
MSR_PKG_C2_RESIDENCY.......(0x60d) : 0x21B66BBA560
MSR_PKG_C3_RESIDENCY.......(0x3f8) : 0x0
MSR_PKG_C6_RESIDENCY.......(0x3f9) : 0x0
MSR_PKG_C7_RESIDENCY.......(0x3fa) : 0x0
IA32_TSC_DEADLINE..........(0x6E0) : 0x2EB1664079D


CPU Ratio Info:
------------------------------------
CPU Low Frequency Mode.............: 800 MHz
CPU Maximum non-Turbo Frequency....: 3200 MHz
CPU Maximum Turbo Frequency........: 3600 MHz
CPU P-States [ (8) 30 36 ]
CPU C3-Cores [ 0 1 3 ]
CPU C6-Cores [ 0 1 3 ]
CPU C7-Cores [ 0 1 3 ]
CPU P-States [ (8) 28 30 36 ]
CPU C3-Cores [ 0 1 2 3 ]
CPU C6-Cores [ 0 1 2 3 ]
CPU C7-Cores [ 0 1 2 3 ]
CPU P-States [ (8) 28 30 32 36 ]
CPU P-States [ 8 28 30 31 32 (35) 36 ]
CPU P-States [ 8 28 30 31 (32) 33 35 36 ]
CPU P-States [ 8 27 28 30 31 (32) 33 35 36 ]
CPU P-States [ (8) 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 35 36 ]
CPU P-States [ (8) 25 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 35 36 ]
 
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How does the SSDT need to be referred to in the config.plist file?
 
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How does the SSDT need to be referred to in the config.plist file?
I think...


  1. Clover
    1. Clover Configurator (1 or 2, not both)
      1. ACPI/Set DropOEM ((Ignore if 9 Series) or
      2. ACPI/Drop Tables
        1. SSDT/CpuPm
        2. SSDT/Cpu0Ist
      3. Save (Export)
      4. Example
 
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Firs of all thanks
Second, what is the benefit?
Third I just generated ssdt.aml and ssdt-1.aml and put them in the patched folder with DSDT.
I got one error, it said Board-ID doesn't support ivy bridge but I generated anyway.
Here is the test result I hope I did correct.

Intel i7 3770K
CPU Ratio Info:
------------------------------------
CPU Low Frequency Mode.............: 1600 MHz
CPU Maximum non-Turbo Frequency....: 3500 MHz
CPU Maximum Turbo Frequency........: 3900 MHz
CPU P-States [ (16) 28 39 ]
CPU C3-Cores [ 0 4 5 6 ]
CPU C6-Cores [ 0 2 4 5 6 ]
CPU P-States [ (16) 23 28 39 ]
CPU C3-Cores [ 0 2 3 4 5 6 7 ]
CPU C6-Cores [ 0 1 2 4 5 6 ]
CPU P-States [ (16) 23 28 35 39 ]
CPU C3-Cores [ 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ]
CPU P-States [ 16 21 23 28 35 (39) ]
CPU C6-Cores [ 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ]
CPU P-States [ (16) 21 23 28 30 35 39 ]
CPU P-States [ (16) 21 22 23 28 30 35 39 ]
CPU P-States [ (16) 19 21 22 23 28 30 35 39 ]
CPU P-States [ (16) 19 20 21 22 23 28 30 35 39 ]
CPU P-States [ (16) 19 20 21 22 23 26 28 30 35 39 ]
CPU P-States [ (16) 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 28 30 35 39 ]
CPU P-States [ 16 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 28 30 35 37 (39) ]
CPU P-States [ (16) 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 28 30 31 35 37 39 ]
 
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what is the benefit?
The benefits are that the are more states, so if your desktop is idle it will be at 16 (1.6GHz) or when your rendering a video it will be at 37(3.7GHz) if you did not generate an SSDT it would be stuck at one state.
 
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"Error: Unknown processor model" on my i5-6600k. I guess this hasn't been updated for Skylake yet?
 
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if you did not generate an SSDT it would be stuck at one state.
I can't understand, i don't have any SSDT and i have at least 2 states (1,6 and 3,5 GHz)...
Is it possible ?
 
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