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Real Temp shows the VID too, but you just have to know where to look.

Plus, Real Temp can be calibrated in more detail than Core Temp. However, if both are showing the exact same temp, then it doesn't matter which is used.
The only reason I am using Core Temp is because of the nice Gadget on the desktop.
    
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Nice tips guys. I will try to push some more once I get my CPU cooler upgraded. I have all your tips in mind and hopefully I can squeeze some more juice from my CPU.

By the way, I obviously have a watercooler on the NB/SB and regulators as well. We all know that the NVDIA chipsets runs like a fire, lol.

Can't wait as I have ordered them from US. Takes time to get in here in Sydney! Winter is really a good time to push hard on overcloking. I used my computer to heat up my room. hahaha
Lol, that takes me back to my P4 days, that little bugger ran so hot, it made my ceramic heater weep in jealousy.
post #33 of 45
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Interesting, I always remembered Coretemp showing the CPU VID and not the actual CPU vcore, like CPUZ does (after Vdroop of course).
That's what he's saying: it shows the VID by default whereas Real Temp requires the user to tell it to display it.

In Real Temp, you have to click the Settings button and enable the VID display in order to have Real Temp always show you what the VID is. However, there isn't much benefit to knowing the VID.
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That's what he's saying: it shows the VID by default whereas Real Temp requires the user to tell it to display it.

In Real Temp, you have to click the Settings button and enable the VID display in order to have Real Temp always show you what the VID is. However, there isn't much benefit to knowing the VID.
Agreed, the VID as I already stated is pretty useless. It used to be regarded as an indication of a good overclocking chip, but that isnt always the case.

So long as you can monitor Vcore, until you've reached a stable overclock, that's all that really matters.
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Lol, that takes me back to my P4 days, that little bugger ran so hot, it made my ceramic heater weep in jealousy.
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Listen to this man he helped me get my Q9550 to 4.1ghz OH YEEAHHHHH!!!!!

Thanks TWOCABLES!!!!
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Aw.

I'd be nothing to OCN if it weren't for the real experts on here!
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Yeah, the nForce chipset seems to have always been inferior to the Intel chipsets.

I upgraded from an EVGA 680i SLI board to the EP45-UD3P that I have now, and I instantly found that I needed much less voltage to get my E8400 stable at 4.0 GHz. On top of that, my system just feels more stable (it's hard to explain).
The 790i runs cooler than the 680i chipset.

And thanks to the ASUS water block, my temp on NB never go above 50degC after cooling it with water. At stock (no water colling), my idle temp is between 70-80degC (rediculous). This is probably the reason why they have this board with H20 block by default. Having said that, the barb is fix and there is no upgrade path though.
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The 790i runs cooler than the 680i chipset.

And thanks to the ASUS water block, my temp on NB never go above 50degC after cooling it with water. At stock (no water colling), my idle temp is between 70-80degC (rediculous). This is probablt the reason why they have this board with H20 block by default. Having said that, the barb is fix and there is no upgrade path though.
Yeah, it may run cooler, but it probably isn't as good at overclocking as the good Intel chipsets (as opposed to the "bad" ones, like the P43 and perhaps the X38 and X48).
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Yeah, it may run cooler, but it probably isn't as good at overclocking as the good Intel chipsets (as opposed to the "bad" ones, like the P43 and perhaps the X38 and X48).
The P43 is really just the P45 with less features if I remember correctly. The X38 and X48 are based off of the P35 chipset, which is a bit of a disappointment. When I bought my Rampage Formula, I was misinformed in thinking that the X48 chipset was actually a p45 chipset, due to its nomenclature. I was indeed wrong in thinking that.
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