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Okay this is becoming very difficult.

I am getting conflicting reports on what my CPU Vcore is at load and i don't know which program to trust. here are the ones i've been Using

Core i5 2500k @ 4.4Ghz (Assumed stable for now)::
3 hours in Prime, Completed IBT, Cine-bench, LinX 3DMark + 5 hours of gaming

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[P95 Load Vcore readings]
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CPU-Z = 1.056v
Real Temp 3.67 = 1.3561 VID
Core Temp = 1.3561 VID
GigaByte Touch Bios = 1.248v (reports Lower Load Temp as well)
Easy Tune 6 = 1.248v

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[LinX 0.6.4 Load Vcore readings]
-----------------------------------
CPU-Z = 1.056v
Real Temp 3.67 = 1.3861 VID
Core Temp = 1.3861 VID
GigaByte Touch Bios = 1.26v
Easy Tune 6 = 1.26v

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So which do you think is more accurate assuming that i am Stable at 4.4Ghz (i know CPU-Z is dead wrong) but the Touch Bios and Easy Tune are part of the MB software so i don't know what to believe.

***EDIT: Bios programs also report a CPU temperature 10c lower than Core temp/Real temp etc..
Edited by th3illusiveman - 7/18/11 at 8:50am
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Do you have LLC on?
If yes then BIOS will give you the most accurate reading

Software monitoring applications aren't that reliable in the first place :/
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CPU-Z needs to be updated to work with the new Gigabyte Z68 mobos, in the mean time use Easytune and the HWmonitor tab.



Hope that helps.
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CPU-Z needs to be updated to work with the new Gigabyte Z68 mobos, in the mean time use Easytune and the HWmonitor tab.



Hope that helps.
Thanks but That program is reporting abnormally low voltages (as stated above)

LinX 0.6.4.
idle =1.308v
load =1.260v
LLC = Auto

Is it even possible to run LinX with @ 4.4Ghz with 1.26v???

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Do you have LLC on?
If yes then BIOS will give you the most accurate reading

Software monitoring applications aren't that reliable in the first place :/
Yes it's on AUTO.
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bumping this thread for some fresh ideas
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LinX 0.6.4.
idle =1.308v
load =1.260v
LLC = Auto


Sounds right if Bios voltage is 1.32-1.34v.
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i do 4.5 with 1.25v
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post #8 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jasjeet View Post
LinX 0.6.4.
idle =1.308v
load =1.260v
LLC = Auto


Sounds right if Bios voltage is 1.32-1.34v.
Thing is this board doesn't have a Vcore Option! Lol

Everything is on Auto and the Multi is at 44.
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post #9 of 15
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Bios programs also report a CPU temperature 10c lower than Core temp/Real temp etc..
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post #10 of 15
Thats because theres no load on processor.

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