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Im having a problem on bios in that i cant find the cpu voltage option.
It looks like this:

CPU Ratio and Voltage:
Processor Frequency Multiplier [Auto]
Processor Voltage [Standard]

The only options it had in the voltage is power saving mode, Standard, +50mv
and +100mv?

Any ideas on how to do this, or does my mobo not support the option?

Thanks Guys
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post #2 of 14
Are these grayed out?;
CPU Ratio and Voltage:
Processor Frequency Multiplier [Auto]
Processor Voltage [Standard]

Set Processor Voltage to +50mv.That will raise CPU volts.
Edited by AMOCO - 5/10/11 at 1:16pm
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post #3 of 14
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No i can select them, and i have turned bus and so forth onto Manual. Main reason i ask is because my core voltage seems to be running at a constant 1.5 and i dont feel it needs this much power
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post #4 of 14
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Originally Posted by Nathaniel View Post
No i can select them, and i have turned bus and so forth onto Manual. Main reason i ask is because my core voltage seems to be running at a constant 1.5 and i dont feel it needs this much power
If the motherboard set the volts on there own and no overclocking is involved,I would let it alone.Because if you set volts to low then it may not boot.
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post #5 of 14
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i was looking to OC, and i had upped my bus from 200 - 218 with x13 (most i could do without upping voltage (As only stock fans in place) But this hit temps of 65-70 while on load, so i set it back to default. Im wondering if the Voltage setting (Standard) Is auto compensating and therefore using volts that are not needed.
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post #6 of 14
Well the CPU volts will go up as you OC the CPU and you will come to a point where you will have to move volts up as you OC your CPU.
BTW,Max. volts on that CPU are 62c.So keep the temps lower than that till you get a better CPU cooler.
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post #7 of 14
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Cheers man thanks for the help.
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post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nathaniel View Post
Cheers man thanks for the help.
Also the max. volts on that CPU is 1.55v.
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post #9 of 14
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Sorry one last Q.
On CPU-Z It reads my Core voltage at a 1.5-1.55
Should it be going this high? Also my TJ temp is set at 115?
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post #10 of 14
Check volts with other monitoring software to make sure those volts are correct:
Core Temp:http://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/
HWMonitor:http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html
AIDA64:http://www.lavalys.com/
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