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I turned off HT and am stress testing now, I'm already within 3 degrees of the max core with HT turned on (79). I was under the impression that turning HT off would drop temps around 10 degrees, whats going on here?
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well... 1.275 volts for 4 ghz ht on , ht off can drop volts to ~ 1.125 volt = 10 deg. Just ht off 3 degs is about right.
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post #3 of 4
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Originally Posted by GfhTattoo View Post
well... 1.275 volts for 4 ghz ht on , ht off can drop volts to ~ 1.125 volt = 10 deg. Just ht off 3 degs is about right.
ok, so I need to change the voltage too, I had a serious brain fart and thought that just turning off HT would do the trick, but I forgot that its still pushing the same voltage...lol
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lower temps?
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