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what is the southbridge voltage for in BIOS?

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whats the point of having it? does upping the voltage do anything other than crank out more heat?
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its for hard drives and SATA devices, and PCI Card
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS;13940299 
its for hard drives and SATA devices, and PCI Card

I think the OP is asking if it helps with anything if he put more voltage on it.
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The only time I have ever heard of adding a little extra voltage to the SB is when doing a Raid 1+0 or having a full bay of HDD's and trying to keep it stable when ocing everything else. Just another thing to play with for most.

My work computer had 4 1tb drives in Raid 1+0 and I had to add voltage to sb while trying to keep the phII 955 at 3.8. I about gave up on getting it stable and I accidentally changed it thinking I was changing the NB voltage, which was right above it, but it worked.
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