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Voltage questions for OC'ing a i5 2500k

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First off, here are my OC results after 12 hours of blending.
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What should I set my PLL Voltage to? I honestly have no idea. It's at like 1.791v right now, because I saw somebody else have it at that so I just assumed that was fine. haha.


Also, what should my VCORE be set to for a 4.3ghz? It's at like 1.27 right now, but I don't think it goes over 1.26 ever, so should I just keep it at 1.27 or what?

Thanks in advance.
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1.835 ..and keep what you have..save that profile wink.gif
 
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Quote:
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1.835 ..and keep what you have..save that profile wink.gif

What difference will 1.791 PLL and 1.835 have? I don't fully understand what PLL does. Thanks in advance! smile.gif
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Ahem. What does a 1.83-ish PLL do compared to a 1.7-ish
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i found my mobo preffered it at 1.7 + my average temps have been 2-3c cooler
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