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RightMark CPU Clock Utility 2.25 Released!

RightMark CPU Clock Utility (RMClock) is a small GUI application designed for real-time CPU frequency, throttling and load monitoring and on-the-fly adjustment of CPU performance on supported CPU models via processor's power management model-specific registers (MSRs). In automatic management mode it continuously monitors CPU usage and dynamically adjusts CPU frequency, throttle and/or voltage level as needed, realizing the "Performance on Demand" concept.

Changelog:

  • Fixed Intel Core 2 core name detection.
  • Fixed battery device info display when a battery is not actually attached.
  • Added startup profiles feature.
  • Fixed UI pages position when starting in "collapsed" window mode.
  • Improved recognition of Intel Core 2 family processors.
  • Added logos for several really old CPU models.
  • Fixed saving of battery icon display mode settings.
  • Disabled "Hide OS power status icon" checkbox on Windows Vista.
  • Added support for AMD K8 NPT revision G cores (model recognition not yet available).
  • Added default P-states tables for several AMD K8 NPT processors (rev. F and G).
  • Control routine now watches for the last requested P-state instead of current P-state (reduces management overhead on Intel CxE-capable CPUs).
  • Improved official AMD PST management logic.
  • Added new official AMD PST schemes involving 7x FID (2600+ MHz models) and full range of half FIDs (rev. G cores).
  • Added automatic selection of AMD PST schemes depending on the CPU model.
  • Added independent per-profile transition interval settings for up and down transitions.
  • Added checking for actual battery device presence in the Battery devices page.
  • RMClock modules: Fixed program crash at startup when attempting to use outdated modules.
  • RMClock PRO: Fixed update of the profiles tree on profile deletion.
  • Added option to lock chipset-based throttling settings on Intel Centrino/ViiV platforms.
  • Changed design of the UI colors settings.
  • Added automatic refresh of battery devices list on battery device insertion/removal.
  • Added refreshing of Battery device details on Refresh button in the Battery devices pages.
  • Disabled CPU selection tab in the CPU info and Monitoring pages on single-processor platforms.
  • Minor changes to the CPU performance/throttle states control logic.
  • Added requirement for clicking Apply button in the Profiles page for the profile changes to have an effect.
  • RMClock PRO: Added instant update of events/actions when changed.
  • Fixed display of Advanced CPU/chipset settings page on Intel Centrino/ViiV platforms.
  • Fixed CPU core temperature indication as "N/A" on unsupported CPU models.
  • Fixed list controls behavior on application window activation.
  • Fixed determination of Intel Celeron M 400 series (Yonah core) processors.
  • RMClock PRO: Disabled "New profile" button for non-supported CPU models.
  • RMClock PRO: Fixed process handles leak.
  • Redesigned application UI look.
  • Added UI settings page.
  • Added per-profile CPU threshold time setting.
  • Improved management of OS power profiles/settings.
  • Fixed applying of OSPM processor power policy.
  • Added option for enabling/disabling OS power settings management.
  • Added option for using Intel Core 2 PMC/ACNT as a source of CPU load level (as a registry tweak).
  • Added option for attempting forced EIST unlocking on EIST-capable CPUs (as a registry tweak).
  • Modified Intel Core2 CPU temperature indications (assumed 100 or 85 deg.C Tj(max), depending on CPU model).
  • Added option for enabling/disabling battery devices polling.
  • Added battery devices polling interval and battery charge/discharge rate averaging period settings.
  • Moved battery tray icon menu to the Battery info page.
  • Implemented independent monitoring of both AMD X2 CPU cores temperature.
  • Removed AMD K8 thermal sensor/core select settings.
  • Added AMD K8 TSC sync interval setting.
  • Added registry/shell startup option.
  • Added RMClockLauncher.exe for a more friendly launching at system startup on Windows Vista.
  • Removed automatic extraction/deletion of driver files and RMClockHLT.exe.
  • Added restart option to the main tray icon menu.
  • Fixed CPU load graph display behavior in the CPU load tray icon.
  • Fixed Performance-on-Demand animated tray icon behavior when only one P-state is used.
  • RMClock modules: implemented smarter module activation approach.
  • RMClock PRO: implemented new "Events & Actions" approach.
  • RMClock PRO: Added handling of both event activation and inactivation, with optional user-defined delay.
  • RMClock PRO: Added new event type: user input inactivity timeout.
  • RMClock PRO: Added new actions type: system standby, hibernate and shutdown.
  • RMClock PRO: Fixed inactivation of all events/actions when shutting down.
  • RMClock Updater: Improved functionailty (handling updates of
  • RMClock modules).

The new version is available here.

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