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I just stabilized my CPU at 4.8GHz @ 1.464VCore load, 1.408 idle. And want to know if that's ok. Will I notice any serious degradation within the next 4 or so years? It only bumps to 1.464VCore when under a serious load, like Prime95's Small FFTs, and floats around 1.408 at idle.

I don't actually need that many volts for load, but this motherboard just bumps it up so high I have no choice (1.4VCore set in BIOS). I have it set at "low vdroop", the only other option being "auto".

So if there is anything I can so to help my motherboard not bump these volts so much, than let me know, but it not, are my current settings OK?

EDIT: Peak temps are 68c.
    
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Temps seem pretty good, but that voltage is a little on the high side. Try switching to manual voltage and see if you can get it a bit lower?
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sounds like a very nice result.
As long as your temps are acceptable, id go with it
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That is manual voltage, if you mean OC genie vs me setting it.

I also found that even those settings crashed at idle. I'm sure it would be stable if I could keep it at 1.42VCore, but this motherboard won't accept that.

It has come to it, I'm trying "auto" for VCore droop control.

EDIT: Auto shows the same result, I bumped the VCore to 1.41 in the BIOS but at load it's still hitting 1.472.
Edited by snelan - 6/14/11 at 5:47pm
    
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Confirmed VRise with voltmeter. I am now trying for a stable 4.7GHz, and am going to contact MSI.
    
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