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!090T undervolting experiments

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Good day all, I was bored last night so i figured i'd try something not nearly as likely to damage my cpu as overclocking, particularly since i currently have the stock heat sink so I wont be doing that anytime before i get a new cpu cooler. I was actually quite surprised, with cpu spread spectrum off, as well as any other power contol devices, I was able to drop my voltage quite a bit. Stock as far as im aware is 1.375, first test i did was at 1.265 in bios, voltage acording to cpuz at idles was a 1.224, at full load it went to about 1.176. my lowest i could get was a 1.25700 or right about, voltage at idle was 1.212 at full load 1.164. I was actually quite surprised. for reference at auto settings, i was hitting 1.146 at idle and between 1.224-1.236 at load. Now for a quick question, does undervolting give me any idea what i can achieve with overclocking later on when i get a better cooler?
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Being able to undervolt quite a bit may indicate a good chip but as for how it overclocks i'm not sure. Did you notice a significant change in temps while undervolting?
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With the motherboard set on auto everything my stress temps after about 10 minutes was CPU 111f and "cores" 102f and 99 motherboard At the lowest voltage i could get fairly stable it was at 108 cpu and 97f core and 97f motherboard. All tests where done in the same ambient temp and with all fan control disabled so it was constant.
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