PowerTOP Versionv2.1
Kernel VersionLinux version 3.6.1-1-ARCH (tobias@T-POWA-LX) (gcc version 4.7.1 20120721 (prerelease) (GCC) ) #1 SMP PREEMPT Sun Oct 7 19:23:11 CEST 2012
System NameASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. P8Z77-V System Version
CPU Information4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz
OS InformationArch Linux

Power Consumption Summary

16.5 wakeups/second, 0.0 GPU ops/second, 0.0 VFS ops/sec, 1.1 GFX wakes/sec and 3.1% CPU use

UsageEvents/sCategoryDescription
0.0% 5.4Process/usr/lib/firefox/plugin-container /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so -greomni /usr/lib/firefox/omni.ja 990 plugin
2.8% 0.00kWorkazx_irq_pending_work
0.1% 4.8Processfirefox
0.0% 3.1Process/home/oh/.xmonad/xmonad-x86_64-linux --resume StackSet {current = Screen {workspace = Workspace {tag = "1-main", layout = "Modi
0.0% 1.3Processtermite
0.0% 0.5Timerhrtimer_wakeup
0.0% 0.5Process/usr/bin/X :0 vt07 -nolisten tcp
0.1% 0.09Interrupt[6] tasklet(softirq)
0.0% 0.18kWorkflush_to_ldisc
0.0% 0.16Timerposix_timer_fn

Processor Idle state report

Package  Core  CPU 0
  C0 active 2.0%
  POLL 0.0% 0.0 ms
  C1-IVB 0.4% 0.2 ms
C2 (pc2) 0.0%  
C3 (pc3) 0.0% C3 (cc3) 1.0% C3-IVB 0.6% 0.4 ms
C6 (pc6) 0.0% C6 (cc6) 93.9% C6-IVB 95.3% 3.8 ms
C7 (pc7) 0.0% C7 (cc7) 0.0% 
   Core  CPU 1
   C0 active 1.8%
   POLL 0.0% 0.0 ms
   C1-IVB 0.3% 0.2 ms
   
  C3 (cc3) 0.6% C3-IVB 0.4% 0.5 ms
  C6 (cc6) 94.9% C6-IVB 95.8% 4.4 ms
  C7 (cc7) 0.0% 
   Core  CPU 2
   C0 active 1.6%
   POLL 0.0% 0.0 ms
   C1-IVB 0.2% 0.2 ms
   
  C3 (cc3) 0.5% C3-IVB 0.3% 0.4 ms
  C6 (cc6) 95.4% C6-IVB 96.3% 4.7 ms
  C7 (cc7) 0.0% 
   Core  CPU 3
   C0 active 1.7%
   POLL 0.0% 0.0 ms
   C1-IVB 0.3% 0.2 ms
   
  C3 (cc3) 0.4% C3-IVB 0.3% 0.4 ms
  C6 (cc6) 95.3% C6-IVB 96.1% 4.8 ms
  C7 (cc7) 0.0% 

Processor frequency report

Package  Core  CPU 0
  Actual1.8 GHz
Turbo Mode 6.1%  Turbo Mode 6.0%  Turbo Mode 6.0%
3.40 GHz 0.0%  3.40 GHz 0.0%  3.40 GHz 0.0%
3.31 GHz 0.0%  3.31 GHz 0.0%  3.31 GHz 0.0%
3.10 GHz 0.0%  3.10 GHz 0.0%  3.10 GHz 0.0%
3.00 GHz 0.0%  3.00 GHz 0.0%  3.00 GHz 0.0%
2.90 GHz 0.0%  2.90 GHz 0.0%  2.90 GHz 0.0%
2.81 GHz 0.0%  2.81 GHz 0.0%  2.81 GHz 0.0%
2.60 GHz 0.0%  2.60 GHz 0.0%  2.60 GHz 0.0%
2.50 GHz 0.0%  2.50 GHz 0.0%  2.50 GHz 0.0%
2.40 GHz 0.0%  2.40 GHz 0.0%  2.40 GHz 0.0%
2.21 GHz 0.0%  2.21 GHz 0.0%  2.21 GHz 0.0%
2.10 GHz 0.0%  2.10 GHz 0.0%  2.10 GHz 0.0%
2.00 GHz 0.0%  2.00 GHz 0.0%  2.00 GHz 0.0%
1.91 GHz 0.2%  1.91 GHz 0.2%  1.91 GHz 0.2%
1.71 GHz 0.0%  1.71 GHz 0.0%  1.71 GHz 0.0%
1.60 GHz 91.5%  1.60 GHz 91.4%  1.60 GHz 91.4%
Idle 2.2%  Idle 2.3%  Idle 2.3%
   Core  CPU 1
   Actual1.9 GHz
  Turbo Mode 6.0%  Turbo Mode 6.0%
  3.40 GHz 0.0%  3.40 GHz 0.0%
  3.31 GHz 0.0%  3.31 GHz 0.0%
  3.10 GHz 0.0%  3.10 GHz 0.0%
  3.00 GHz 0.0%  3.00 GHz 0.0%
  2.90 GHz 0.0%  2.90 GHz 0.0%
  2.81 GHz 0.0%  2.81 GHz 0.0%
  2.60 GHz 0.0%  2.60 GHz 0.0%
  2.50 GHz 0.0%  2.50 GHz 0.0%
  2.40 GHz 0.0%  2.40 GHz 0.0%
  2.21 GHz 0.0%  2.21 GHz 0.0%
  2.10 GHz 0.0%  2.10 GHz 0.0%
  2.00 GHz 0.0%  2.00 GHz 0.0%
  1.91 GHz 0.2%  1.91 GHz 0.2%
  1.71 GHz 0.0%  1.71 GHz 0.0%
  1.60 GHz 91.1%  1.60 GHz 91.1%
  Idle 2.6%  Idle 2.6%
   Core  CPU 2
   Actual1.8 GHz
  Turbo Mode 0.0%  Turbo Mode 0.0%
  3.40 GHz 0.0%  3.40 GHz 0.0%
  3.31 GHz 0.0%  3.31 GHz 0.0%
  3.10 GHz 0.0%  3.10 GHz 0.0%
  3.00 GHz 0.0%  3.00 GHz 0.0%
  2.90 GHz 0.0%  2.90 GHz 0.0%
  2.81 GHz 0.0%  2.81 GHz 0.0%
  2.60 GHz 0.0%  2.60 GHz 0.0%
  2.50 GHz 0.0%  2.50 GHz 0.0%
  2.40 GHz 0.0%  2.40 GHz 0.0%
  2.21 GHz 0.0%  2.21 GHz 0.0%
  2.10 GHz 0.0%  2.10 GHz 0.0%
  2.00 GHz 0.0%  2.00 GHz 0.0%
  1.91 GHz 0.0%  1.91 GHz 0.0%
  1.71 GHz 0.0%  1.71 GHz 0.0%
  1.60 GHz 0.0%  1.60 GHz 0.0%
  Idle 100.0%  Idle 100.0%
   Core  CPU 3
   Actual1.8 GHz
  Turbo Mode 0.0%  Turbo Mode 0.0%
  3.40 GHz 0.0%  3.40 GHz 0.0%
  3.31 GHz 0.0%  3.31 GHz 0.0%
  3.10 GHz 0.0%  3.10 GHz 0.0%
  3.00 GHz 0.0%  3.00 GHz 0.0%
  2.90 GHz 0.0%  2.90 GHz 0.0%
  2.81 GHz 0.0%  2.81 GHz 0.0%
  2.60 GHz 0.0%  2.60 GHz 0.0%
  2.50 GHz 0.0%  2.50 GHz 0.0%
  2.40 GHz 0.0%  2.40 GHz 0.0%
  2.21 GHz 0.0%  2.21 GHz 0.0%
  2.10 GHz 0.0%  2.10 GHz 0.0%
  2.00 GHz 0.0%  2.00 GHz 0.0%
  1.91 GHz 0.0%  1.91 GHz 0.0%
  1.71 GHz 0.0%  1.71 GHz 0.0%
  1.60 GHz 0.0%  1.60 GHz 0.0%
  Idle 100.0%  Idle 100.0%

Overview of Software Power Consumers

UsageWakeups/sGPU ops/sDisk IO/sGFX Wakeups/sCategoryDescription
106.5 us/s 5.4 0.1Process/usr/lib/firefox/plugin-container /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so -greomni /usr/lib/firefox/omni.ja 990 plugin
27.9 ms/skWorkazx_irq_pending_work
680.1 us/s 4.8 0.1Processfirefox
53.1 us/s 3.1 0.4Process/home/oh/.xmonad/xmonad-x86_64-linux --resume StackSet {current = Screen {workspace = Workspace {tag = "1-main", layout = "Modi
159.7 us/s 1.3 0.6Processtermite
131.5 us/s 0.5Timerhrtimer_wakeup
156.7 us/s 0.5Process/usr/bin/X :0 vt07 -nolisten tcp
622.9 us/s 0.09Interrupt[6] tasklet(softirq)
17.1 us/s 0.18kWorkflush_to_ldisc
48.8 us/s 0.16Timerposix_timer_fn
110.1 us/s 0.05Processweechat-curses -d /home/oh/.weechat-git
60.7 us/s 0.06Interrupt[7] sched(softirq)
8.9 us/s 0.08Processtmux new -n weechat -s weechat weechat-curses -d ~/.weechat-git
2.7 us/s 0.08kWorkconsole_callback
115.9 us/s 0.02Interrupt[16] ehci_hcd:usb1
154.1 us/sInterrupt[16] nvidia
96.0 us/skWorkdo_dbs_timer
95.1 us/sTimerdelayed_work_timer_fn
5.2 us/s 0.02kWorkos_execute_work_item
7.1 us/s 0.01kWorke1000_watchdog_task
35.9 us/sInterrupt[1] timer(softirq)
9.1 us/s 0.01Timertick_sched_timer
0.6 us/s 0.01kWorkmei_timer
14.3 us/s 0.01Interrupt[3] net_rx(softirq)
0.1 us/s 0.01Process[btrfs-transacti]
21.6 us/sTimernv_kern_rc_timer
9.5 us/s 0.00Processweechat-curses
17.0 us/sInterrupt[49] eth0
0.0 us/s 0.01Process[watchdog/0]
0.0 us/s 0.01Process[watchdog/2]
0.0 us/s 0.01Process[watchdog/3]
0.0 us/s 0.01Process[watchdog/1]
14.0 us/sInterrupt[51] snd_hda_intel
0.8 us/s 0.01kWorkrfkill_poll
0.5 us/s 0.01ProcessDNS Res~er #636
0.2 us/s 0.01ProcessStreamT~ns #167
7.3 us/s 0.00Processpowertop --time=600 --html=xmobar-withouthreaded.html
0.5 us/s 0.00Timerwatchdog_timer_fn
0.2 us/s 0.00Process[khugepaged]
0.2 us/s 0.00Processfirefox
0.1 us/s 0.00Process[jfsCommit]
0.1 us/s 0.00Process[flush-8:0]
2.4 us/s 0.00Processxmobar -x0
6.0 us/skWorkvmstat_update
1.4 us/s 0.00Processxmobar -x1
4.9 us/sTimerprocess_timeout
0.1 us/s 0.00Processpidgin
0.1 us/s 0.00Process/usr/sbin/nmbd -F
0.0 us/s 0.00Process[btrfs-genwork-1]
0.0 us/s 0.00Process[btrfs-endio-3]
0.0 us/s 0.00Process[btrfs-freespace]
0.0 us/s 0.00Process[btrfs-worker-2]
0.0 us/s 0.00Process[btrfs-submit-1]
4.0 us/sInterrupt[9] RCU(softirq)
3.5 us/sTimerclocksource_watchdog
2.5 us/sInterrupt[4] block(softirq)
2.1 us/sProcess[kworker/0:0]
1.7 us/sInterrupt[42] SATA controller
1.5 us/sProcesssh
1.3 us/sProcess[kworker/2:0]
1.1 us/sProcess[kworker/3:1]
0.9 us/sProcess[kworker/1:0]
0.5 us/sTimertcp_delack_timer
0.4 us/sTimerinput_repeat_key
0.4 us/sInterrupt[8] hrtimer(softirq)
0.4 us/sProcess[migration/0]
0.3 us/sTimere1000_watchdog
0.3 us/skWorkcfq_kick_queue
0.3 us/sTimertcp_write_timer
0.3 us/sProcess[migration/1]
0.2 us/sTimerdev_watchdog
0.2 us/sTimerwriteout_period
0.2 us/skWorkwq_barrier_func
0.2 us/sProcess[ksoftirqd/0]
0.2 us/sTimerneigh_timer_handler
0.2 us/sTimercfq_idle_slice_timer
0.1 us/sProcess[migration/2]
0.1 us/skWorkneigh_periodic_work
0.1 us/sProcess[ksoftirqd/2]
0.1 us/sProcess[ksoftirqd/1]
0.1 us/sProcess[migration/3]
0.1 us/sTimersched_rt_period_timer
0.1 us/sInterrupt[2] net tx(softirq)
0.0 us/sTimerinet_twdr_hangman
0.0 us/sProcess[ksoftirqd/3]
0.0 us/sProcess[btrfs-cleaner]
0.0 us/sProcesstee /dev/fd/63
0.0 us/sTimerwakeup_timer_fn
0.0 us/sTimermce_timer_fn
0.0 us/sProcess[kworker/0:1H]
0.0 us/skWorklru_add_drain_per_cpu
0.0 us/sTimerblk_rq_timed_out_timer
0.0 us/skWorkblk_delay_work
0.0 us/sTimeraddrconf_verify

Device Power Report

UsageDevice name
100.0%Audio codec hwC0D0: Realtek (plugin-containe )
3.1%CPU use
29339 pkts/sNetwork interface: eth0 (e1000e)
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 8
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 82579V Gigabit Network Connection
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 7
100.0%PCI Device: ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1042 SuperSpeed USB Host Controller
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation Z77 Express Chipset LPC Controller
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]
100.0%PCI Device: NVIDIA Corporation GF104 [GeForce GTX 460]
100.0%PCI Device: NVIDIA Corporation GF104 High Definition Audio Controller
100.0%PCI Device: ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1062 Serial ATA Controller
100.0%PCI Device: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller
100.0%PCI Device: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor PCI Express Root Port
100.0%Radio device: ath9k
100.0%USB device: Microsoft® SiderWinderTM X4 Keyboard (Microsoft)
100.0%USB device: G9 Laser Mouse (Logitech)
100.0%USB device: xHCI Host Controller
100.0%USB device: EHCI Host Controller
100.0%USB device: Saitek X45 (Saitek)
100.0%USB device: usb-device-8087-0024
0.0 pkts/sNetwork interface: wlan0 (ath9k)
0.0%USB device: xHCI Host Controller
0.0%USB device: xHCI Host Controller
0.0%USB device: xHCI Host Controller
0.0%USB device: EHCI Host Controller
0.0%USB device: usb-device-8087-0024
-2147483648%Display backlight

Process device activity

ProcessDevice
systemd/dev/autofs
/dev/kmsg
systemd-journal/dev/kmsg
/dev/kmsg
systemd-logind/dev/input/event3
/dev/input/event4
X/dev/input/event1
/dev/input/event2
/dev/input/event3
/dev/input/event4
/dev/input/event6
/dev/input/event7
/dev/input/event8
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidiactl
/dev/nvidiactl
/dev/vga_arbiter
firefox/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidia0
/dev/nvidiactl

Software Settings in need of Tuning

NMI watchdog should be turned offecho '0' > '/proc/sys/kernel/nmi_watchdog';
VM writeback timeoutecho '1500' > '/proc/sys/vm/dirty_writeback_centisecs';
Enable Audio codec power managementecho '1' > '/sys/module/snd_hda_intel/parameters/power_save';
Enable SATA link power management for /dev/sdaecho 'min_power' > '/sys/class/scsi_host/host0/link_power_management_policy';
Autosuspend for USB device Saitek X45 [Saitek]echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/usb/devices/3-3/power/control';
Autosuspend for USB device G9 Laser Mouse [Logitech]echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/usb/devices/1-1.5/power/control';
Autosuspend for USB device Microsoft® SiderWinderTM X4 Keyboard [Microsoft]echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/usb/devices/1-1.6/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device NVIDIA Corporation GF104 [GeForce GTX 460]echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:01:00.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor PCI Express Root Portecho 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:01.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1042 SuperSpeed USB Host Controllerecho 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:07:00.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1062 Serial ATA Controllerecho 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:03:00.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Atheros Communications Inc. AR9485 Wireless Network Adapterecho 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:06:00.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device NVIDIA Corporation GF104 High Definition Audio Controllerecho 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:01:00.1/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:1a.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:1f.2/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation Z77 Express Chipset LPC Controllerecho 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:1f.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 8echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:1c.7/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controllerecho 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:14.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:16.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controllerecho 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:1b.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:1c.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:1c.3/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 7echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:1c.6/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1echo 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:1d.0/power/control';
Runtime PM for PCI Device Intel Corporation 82579V Gigabit Network Connectionecho 'auto' > '/sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:19.0/power/control';
Wake-on-lan status for device eth0ethtool -s eth0 wol d;

Untunable Software Issues

PCI Device Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller has no runtime power management
PCI Device Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge has no runtime power management
PCI Device Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller has no runtime power management
PCI Device ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1083/1085 PCIe to PCI Bridge has no runtime power management

Optimal Tuned Software Settings

Wireless Power Saving for interface wlan0
Autosuspend for USB device xHCI Host Controller [usb5]
Autosuspend for USB device xHCI Host Controller [usb6]
Autosuspend for USB device xHCI Host Controller [usb3]
Autosuspend for USB device xHCI Host Controller [usb4]
Autosuspend for USB device EHCI Host Controller [usb1]
Autosuspend for USB device EHCI Host Controller [usb2]
Autosuspend for unknown USB device 1-1 (8087:0024)
Autosuspend for unknown USB device 2-1 (8087:0024)
Wake-on-lan status for device wlan0
Using 'ondemand' cpufreq governor