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2600k/p8z68-v pro voltage spikes (offset)

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Hi OCN friends!

Currently i'm trying to set my offset voltage for my OC on the 2600k.
I run @ 4.5 with 1.295 volts (manual) completely stable for a couple of months.

I'm testing around using the offset mode and have not much experience with this mode. Now my current situation: when I set the multiplier to x42 and my offset to -0.030, my system runs @ 1.22v while running prime95. However when the system is in idle, I see my voltage ramp up to 1.30v for 1-2 seconds every 10-20 seconds. When i'm gaming I see voltages of 1.24 to 1.27.......

Now I know this is to much voltage and I don't understand why it hits 1.30v when idle. I mean I can run this chip 1.29v @ 4.5Ghz.

I tried messing around with different BIOS settings. Some of my current BIOS settings:

BLCK: 100
Multi: 42
LLC: regular (which is off)
Offset: -0.030

Another question: is there a disadvantage of running a manual voltage 24/7 even when the CPU is in idle. I mean in terms of lifespan degradation. Power saving is not my mean priority.

Tanks in advance!
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Set llc to ultra high. I never had voltage spiking problems. Im on bios 0706 right now but didnt notice it on any others either. As far as forcing a fixed voltage goes, it will decrease cpu lifespan but definitely not by a noticeable amount (maybe like a week or something lol especially that you're at a moderate voltage of less than 1.3v).
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Nice it seems that it helped. Thanks! +rep
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