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Hi guys,

My oc is stable but Im just just trying to fine tune things. My question is whats the best way to set up vcore/llc. I currently have my cpu set to 1.45v and llc on prime takes it up to 1.488-1.500v. I know LLC is technically used to just maintain the set voltage and prevent from it dropping, but I have kinda liked the lower voltage at idle and then letting llc ramp things up. Should I just raise the vcore to 1.48v and turn down llc to keep it from going over 1.500? OR am I 100% ok with the way things are now. I know If the cpu doesnt get 1.48-1.5 it will start loosing cores after about 45mins on prime, so it does need 1.48-1.5 to be prime stable.

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Hi guys,

My oc is stable but Im just just trying to fine tune things. My question is whats the best way to set up vcore/llc. I currently have my cpu set to 1.45v and llc on prime takes it up to 1.488-1.500v. I know LLC is technically used to just maintain the set voltage and prevent from it dropping, but I have kinda liked the lower voltage at idle and then letting llc ramp things up. Should I just raise the vcore to 1.48v and turn down llc to keep it from going over 1.500? OR am I 100% ok with the way things are now. I know If the cpu doesnt get 1.48-1.5 it will start loosing cores after about 45mins on prime, so it does need 1.48-1.5 to be prime stable.

Thanks
LLC [load line calibration] is suppose to keep the voltage stable, and prevent voltage from dropping, seems to do the opposite really.

however the side effect seems to be high temperatures in my experience.

if you can control it with out temperatures going out of control use it.
    
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I prefer to use High Voltage than LLC. I've tried some test with LLC i had 4~5'C more than Higher Voltage.
    
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I run my setup very similar with lower Vcore and 100% LLC. No heat issues at all. Also very stable. Seems more logical to me to take advantage of lower Vcore for everyday use and let LLC do it's job when needed. I've run this way for a year now without issue!

I say you're fine the way you have things setup now.
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