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Is there a club for undervolting? I was surprised I couldn't find one... Not many undervolters here, eh?
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I'm an undervolter. I like running cool and quiet .
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oh no i wouldnt like to under volt its harder on the cpu than it is overclocking
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Originally Posted by DAI_JAZZER View Post
oh no i wouldnt like to under volt its harder on the cpu than it is overclocking
?? What do you mean?

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Undervolting is harmless to the CPU as the manufacturers undervolt almost all CPUs on a routine basis- it's the part of Cool 'n Quiet/Intel Enhanced SpeedStep that does the most to quash heat production and power draw. CPU makers also undervolt specific lines of CPUs, such as AMD's Turion 64 MT series, Athlon 64 & X2 Energy Efficient, and the Opteron HE line. Intel undervolts the Pentium M LV & ULV, Core Solo/Duo LV/ULV, Xeon LV, and Core 2 Duo LV and ULV.

The only risk that you run in undervolting is an unstable system because you are in effect overclocking the CPU for that particular voltage. If you undervolt too far, your system will lock up and you'll need to restart.
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Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post
Is there a club for undervolting? I was surprised I couldn't find one... Not many undervolters here, eh?
I used to undervolt my i7 920 while overclocking at the same time. I ran about 3.2GHz on 1.05v IIRC. I wasn't trying hard enough.
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