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Just finished this new build today and after everything was settled I decided to see how far I could overclock. I'm sitting here at 3.8GHz, haven't tried going further, because I noticed my core voltage jumping all over during loads.
It idles well at 1.3v, however during load that will range all the way up to 1.42v, jumping around wildly.

The last CPU I had was the 955, I just bought this to play with until Piledriver. I'm aware it has a dynamic clock feature, however I disabled that in the BIOS. The idle clocks stay where I tell them, however now I'm wondering if the voltage changes might be a result of that. CPU voltage is currently on manual of course, but there's a lot more going on in this BIOS than my last one had.
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On my ASUS boards is the same. Load Line Calibration effect. Dont know if your board has that feature, but it acts like it has it
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I can't seem to find such a setting either unfortunately.
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Originally Posted by tucker933 View Post
I can't seem to find such a setting either unfortunately.
It might be built-in by default.
Try lower your CPU voltage in this case. Usually, your chip doesn't need 1.42V for that clock
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