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post #7211 of 9542
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oh...misunderstanding.

VCore can be increased/decreased by both offset voltage and additional turbo voltage. changing additional turbo voltage only adds extra voltage when your computer is running at its max multiplier, while offset voltage will add it to every multiplier stage.

That clears up everything. Thank you!
post #7212 of 9542
I have one little problem, computer freezes everytime I try opening CPU Z

Any idea how I go about fixing this

EDIT: Fixed it by installing an older version smile.gif
Edited by hbhorat - 10/15/13 at 6:11am
post #7213 of 9542
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I have one little problem, computer freezes everytime I try opening CPU Z

Any idea how I go about fixing this

EDIT: Fixed it by installing an older version smile.gif

Try increasing your offset. Your idle vcore is probably too low
Edited by Lucky 23 - 10/15/13 at 7:40am
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hey all, first time overclocker here and im just wanting to know if these settings are ok to run 24/7

i know these temps and voltages are not optimal for some of you here but im just wondering if its ok to run on until better cooling is acquired.

i ran prime95 for over a hour and results are included. temps normally ran around 75-77c full load and rarely exceeded.








i had to go nevagtive on the offset to achieve 1.328 vcore and i didnt want the idle vcore to drop too low so i settled there. am i do rite? ._.
Edited by nubo - 10/15/13 at 9:48pm
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hey all, first time overclocker here and im just wanting to know if these settings are ok to run 24/7

i know these temps and voltages are not optimal for some of you here but im just wondering if its ok to run on until better cooling is acquired.

i ran prime95 for over a hour and results are included. temps normally ran around 75-77c full load and rarely exceeded.

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i had to go nevagtive on the offset to achieve 1.328 vcore and i didnt want the idle vcore to drop too low so i settled there. am i do rite? ._.
Voltage is higher than what I would like to see for 4.5, but not much can be done about that if you followed the guide, which looks like you did perfectly.
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hey all, first time overclocker here and im just wanting to know if these settings are ok to run 24/7

i know these temps and voltages are not optimal for some of you here but im just wondering if its ok to run on until better cooling is acquired.

i ran prime95 for over a hour and results are included. temps normally ran around 75-77c full load and rarely exceeded.

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





i had to go nevagtive on the offset to achieve 1.328 vcore and i didnt want the idle vcore to drop too low so i settled there. am i do rite? ._.

As inedenimadam said your voltage for 4.5 can be lower.

Do you have your power settings set to balanced? Your multi should decrease to 16 when at idle but your screen shot is showing your idle vcore w/ your multi at 45.

Run Prime 95 longer then an hour for final stability test. I would recommend at least 6 hours but longer then this is better.

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As inedenimadam said your voltage for 4.5 can be lower.

Do you have your power settings set to balanced? Your multi should decrease to 16 when at idle but your screen shot is showing your idle vcore w/ your multi at 45.

Run Prime 95 longer then an hour for final stability test. I would recommend at least 6 hours but longer then this is better.




if i set my processor to run at 5% when not active i should be able to lower the vcore even more?
Edited by nubo - 10/16/13 at 8:38am
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As inedenimadam said your voltage for 4.5 can be lower.

Do you have your power settings set to balanced? Your multi should decrease to 16 when at idle but your screen shot is showing your idle vcore w/ your multi at 45.

Run Prime 95 longer then an hour for final stability test. I would recommend at least 6 hours but longer then this is better.




if i set my processor to run at 5% when not active i should be able to lower the vcore even more?

allowing your processor to run at 5% will allow it to downclock which will reduce vcore in the lower processor states (idle), but that does not mean that you will be able to lower your overall voltage settings in the BIOS, the two things might seem related, but are independent variables in the answer to your question.
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allowing your processor to run at 5% will allow it to downclock which will reduce vcore in the lower processor states (idle), but that does not mean that you will be able to lower your overall voltage settings in the BIOS, the two things might seem related, but are independent variables in the answer to your question.

what i meant to say was, if i lower to 5% this will allow me to have a lower idle vcore which in return will also allow me to lower the full vcore without having problems? because in order to have a lower full vcore i have to decrease the offset which also lowers the idle vcore. what is a recommended idle vcore? i thought that 0.928 was pretty low and i shouldn't go past it.
Edited by nubo - 10/16/13 at 9:11am
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set power management to balanced.

set offset -0.075 and got a 1.296 vcore under load and ran prime95 for no more than 2 minutes and got a bsod. im now at -0.070 with a 1.304 vcore running prime95 and will let it run for 4-5 hours.
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