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I posted this in the forum for my MOBO but no one has responded yet.

I'm curious if there is a way to change something in my BIOS that allows my cpu to change voltages when necessary without it having to be set on the "auto" setting.

I want to know because the "auto" setting usually pushes my voltages higher than they need to be when overclocking and that makes my temps too high.

I've tried the manual thing as well, but it just keeps my voltages at whatever I set it at. So even if my comp is only using 1800mhz, it will be at like 1.2 volts.

Ideally I'd like the voltages to not get as high as auto sets it when the cpu goes past its stock clocks, and decrease like it does when its on auto.

Thanks in advance!
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I'm not sure if your mobo has it, but the offset setting is used for what you need. Instead of setting the vcore to manual, see if you can set it to offset.
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I'm not sure if your mobo has it, but the offset setting is used for what you need. Instead of setting the vcore to manual, see if you can set it to offset.
I think I actually tried that once curious what it did. Then right when my computer started up I checked out CPU-Z and the voltages were WAY up there! like 1.56 for 2600mhz

Any idea why that happened? Do you think it would have gone back down to a normal voltage if I just let it run a little longer?
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