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Not quite. You want to have all voltages at "auto" when you're trying to find stock VID. It can also help to set offset to zero just to ensure your board isn't doing anything odd. Once you bench, whatever voltage it's sitting at the most is your stock VID. Ignore what it droops to because that doesn't count.

according to CPUZ my VID should be 1.128... so my offset would be 0.028?
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according to CPUZ my VID should be 1.128... so my offset would be 0.028?

Since you're going for 4.4, try using an offset of + .040 and go up from there if it turns out to be unstable.
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how do i know what is my VID to setup the offset voltages?

can some one show me with a picture?

Don't worry about VID, its useless. Start with a +0.005 offset and a +0.004 turbo. Post up here with your Idle and Full load vcore that is displayed in CPU-z.
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Since you're going for 4.4, try using an offset of + .040 and go up from there if it turns out to be unstable.

No a +0.040 offset will most likely be too high. You want to have a low offset and high turbo. You do not use offset to stabilize your full load, you use turbo. A hight offset is just going to give you a very high idle vcore.
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according to CPUZ my VID should be 1.128... so my offset would be 0.028?

CPU-z displays your vcore not your VID. Core Temp and real temp will display your VID
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No a +0.040 offset will most likely be too high. You want to have a low offset and high turbo. You do not use offset to stabilize your full load, you use turbo. A hight offset is just going to give you a very high idle vcore.

Why use offset at all if you're going to use turbo? I personally choose not to use turbo because I don't like how it behaves. But then again, I also only need an offset of .020 to be stable at 4400 (where I am temp limited).
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Why use offset at all if you're going to use turbo? I personally choose not to use turbo because I don't like how it behaves. But then again, I also only need an offset of .020 to be stable at 4400 (where I am temp limited).

You can't use turbo by itself, it works together with offset. You can overclock with offset only but usually you will end up with a high idle vcore at higher multipliers (44 + ).

If you use them both together you can maintain a low idle vcore (close or same as stock) and a stable full load vcore.

At stock i idle at .960. Overclocked i idle at .972 (close enough) and then my voltage will increase to 1.336-1.344 at 4.6ghz. Im using a -0.010 offset and +0.078 turbo.
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Since you're going for 4.4, try using an offset of + .040 and go up from there if it turns out to be unstable.

i am using right now i think is 40 as you told me and the CPU voltages on bios is 1.240

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Don't worry about VID, its useless. Start with a +0.005 offset and a +0.004 turbo. Post up here with your Idle and Full load vcore that is displayed in CPU-z.

i did that before and it was freezing on the desktop, so i was rasing it 10 by 10 until i got it on 40... im now testing with BF4, my idle dont remember but load before the the overclock it was 1.128 and sometimes 1.136

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CPU-z displays your vcore not your VID. Core Temp and real temp will display your VID

thanks i didnt know that.
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This are the temps and the voltages running BF4 CPUZ shows 1.224 and Hwinfo shows 1.281


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