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1.5 volts for QPI on i7 920?

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Reading Gigabytes .PDF how to get my i7 stable at 4Ghz.

Im at 3.8 rite now with 1.35v for both my cpu and QPI.

But 1.5 for QPI!??????????? Isent that out of spec?
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1.35v is Intel's maximum safe voltage, and for a 920 I wouldn't go much over 1.45v for daily usage. 1.5v is definitely a bit on the high side.
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
1.35v is Intel's maximum safe voltage, and for a 920 I wouldn't go much over 1.45v for daily usage. 1.5v is definitely a bit on the high side.
+1, 1.5 was pushing it even for the 65nm, nevermind the i-series
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That Gigabyte PDF is extremely old. You may need more than 1.35v if you're using up all DIMM slots and/or using high clocked RAM (1800+).
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