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Yesterday I stripped out my fathers HTPC and put the parts in a case with better cooling. I removed all the stupid programs like toolbars and registry cleaner etc

And set up a temperature monitor on the bottom right.

I thought I would just check CPU-Z aswell, just to see what the Voltages were at, Glad I did...



I really realy really hope that is a faulty reading

I went into the Bios, and I cannot set anything else than Boot order, and some motherboard settings. Nothing about Voltages and FSB or multipliers.

I am not sure of the motherboard, other than its an Asus one:
post #2 of 8
That may be correct if it is a store bought pc, they often put more voltage to the cpu's for some reason. Update cpu-z first and try using hwmonitor. Also look for a bios/firmware update for the motherboard.
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whats the latest version of CPU-Z?
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whats the latest version of CPU-Z?
Sigh, if you would go to the website you would see it's 1.57.

Anyway that has to be a misreading. Don't worry about it. It is improbable the stock VID would be that high.
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that reading is 100% false. it would have certainly died by now had that reading been correct.

if you really want to know go probe the back of a choke or cap on the mobo with a DMM, and yes it has to be running lol
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Sigh, if you would go to the website you would see it's 1.57.

Anyway that has to be a misreading. Don't worry about it. It is improbable the stock VID would be that high.
I went to the website, no need to sigh. I just got little time before I need to go to school, so I thought it would be faster to ask.



HWmonitor shows 1,7v. CPU-Z shows 1,325v
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That board is at least five years old. Updating CPU-Z from 1.55 isn't going to change anything.
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HWmonitor shows 1,7v. CPU-Z shows 1,325v
Again, it is a misread. 1.325v might be right, but it still could be a misread. If you actually want to know the voltage get out a multimeter like wumpus said.
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