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  • A better temperature sampling method for a smoother curve over time.
  • Various bug and stability fixes.

AMD Power Gadget

  • Many bug fixes and improvement.
  • Display basic metric data in menu bar:
    this is enabled by default, to turn it off: Click on the menu bar item to launch AMD Power Gadget, then select Appearance -> Show metrics in menu bar to toggle the display.

Notes

  • If you encountered problems with the SMCAMDProcessor.kext included in this release. Please load the one from previous release instead. The previous version of SMCAMDProcessor.kext should be compatible with 0.7. See #138 for more information.

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KEXTs

  • Processor frequency now update correctly after waking up from sleep.
  • AMDRyzenCPUPowerManagement no longer refuse to load on Zen 3 CPUs.
    • Support for all Zen 3 models are not confirmed as AMD have not yet released their documentation for the platform. If you are having problems with Zen 3 please open up a new issue.

AMD Power Gadget

  • Power Tool now refresh correctly after hidden and reappear.

Notes:

  • SMCAMDProcessor.kext have no new changes since last release and thus was not included. You can still download the latest version from previous release.

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  • Fixes issues in symbol resolving that cause panic in Big Sur.

Notes:

  • SMCAMDProcessor.kext have no new changes since last release and thus was not included. You can still download the latest version from the most recent previous release.

Known issues

* Sliders in fan control panel might not display correctly.
Workaround: you can still drag at the correct position of sliders on each row to adjust fan speed.
This was fixed since Big Sur beta 8.

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0.6.4

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Pre-release

The experimental fan speed control was included in this release. At current stage only a very limited set of controllers are supported. You can open fan control menu to find out what SMC chip you have or whether your board is supported.
Please refer to this(#66) discussion for more updates or request for support.

KEXTs

  • Added fan control support for some IT86XXE Family SuperIO SMC devices.

AMD Power Gadget

  • Added new translucent appearance that can be switched from menu bar.
  • Fixes a crash when no GPU was detected on the system.
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0.6.3

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Pre-release

The experimental fan speed control was included in this release. At current stage only a very limited set of controllers are supported. You can open fan control menu to find out what SMC chip you have or whether your board is supported.
Please refer to this(#66) discussion for more updates or request for support.

KEXTs

  • Fixes support for NCT6798D.

AMD Power Gadget

  • Refine visual elements.
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Fan Control

Pre-release
Pre-release

The experimental fan speed control was included in this release. At current stage only a very limited set of controllers are supported. You can open fan control menu to find out what SMC chip you have or whether your board is supported.
Please refer to this(#66) discussion for more updates or request for support.

KEXTs

  • Added fan control support for NCT67XX Family SuperIO SMC devices.

AMD Power Gadget

  • Added max line in CPU frequency graph
  • Fixes crash when "Cancel" was selected during export of PState file
  • Added menu for reading and adjusting fan speed.
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0.6.1

Pre-release
Pre-release

This new release contains many bug fixes.

KEXTs

  • System will no longer panic when SMT is disabled or not supported

AMD Power Gadget

  • Minor adjustments, typo fixes in UI elements.
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0.6

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Pre-release

This new release contains important changes.
Please read carefully before you proceed.

Note

SMCAMDProcessor now comes in two separate binaries(kernel extensions) to allow the use of standalone features without VirtualSMC as a dependency. Please refer to the installation section in README for more instructions on upgrading.

KEXTs

  • Implements a better idle thread to reduce idle energy consumption and increase system performance(a little).
  • Dynamic PState stepping on demand.
  • Power reading now have a better accuracy.
  • Fixes issues with instructions retired counter.

AMD Power Gadget

  • Minor adjustments in UI to adapt to changes in Kext :).

Known issues

  • GraphView might not display as rounded corner on older version of macOS
  • Some sensor data will not show up in iStat depending on SMBios type. Refer to #10
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0.3.4

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KEXT

  • SMC keys now registered correctly, again.
  • Fixes some issues preventing the reading of OEM board information.

AMD Power Gadget

  • Finally have an icon.

Known issues

  • GraphView might not display as rounded corner on older version of macOS
  • Some sensor data will not show up in iStat depending on SMBios type. Refer to #10
  • Instructions retired might not includes instructions from hyper threaded cores. This is due to some bug in underlying dependences.
  • Motherboard data may still failed to read on some system causes AMD Power Tool to displays it as unknown.
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0.3.3

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KEXT

  • Introduced a new method for authorizing user process to perform dangerous changes.
  • Fixes temperature offset problem on some processor.

AMD Power Tool

  • Applying changes in PState Editor no longer require root user. A confirmation will be prompted by kernel when AMD Power Tool was launched by a normal user. You can still use boot-arg -amdpnopchk to disable this check.

Known issues

  • GraphView might not display as rounded corner on older version of macOS
  • Some sensor data will not show up in iStat depending on SMBios type. Refer to #10
  • Instructions retired might not includes instructions from hyper threaded cores. This is due to some bug in underlying dependences.
  • Motherboard data may failed to read on some system causes AMD Power Tool to displays it as unknown.