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I got scared, so I underclocked my CPU to 3.2 GHz. It's currently spiking to 1.54V. But 1.54V is still high for a 3.2 GHz clock... I tried playing with the LLC, and ACC values, but it hasn't helped. frown.gif
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Maybe try it without the unlocked core. Maybe the unlocked core is bad and needs some big volts to keep it stable.
    
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Alright, I relocked the CPU, and underclocked it to 2.9 GHz. It is currently spiking at 1.41V.

Also, my temperatures are kind of weird. At full load, the CPU sensor says the temperature it is at 30 degrees celsius. But the CPU socket motherboard sensor says the temperature is 38 degrees celsius. Which do I believe?

When it was idle, the CPU sensor says the temperature is at 21 degrees celsius.
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Whats your ambient room temp?
    
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Whats your ambient room temp?

21 degrees celsius. I guess the motherboard sensor is off then.

Edit: No wait. This is way too good to be true. At idle, the CPU sensor says the temperature is 15-18 degrees celsius, which doesn't make sense considering the room temperature is 21 degrees celsius.
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Dude,every unlocked processor has screwy sensors.
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21 degrees celsius. I guess the motherboard sensor is off then.
Edit: No wait. This is way too good to be true. At idle, the CPU sensor says the temperature is 15-18 degrees celsius, which doesn't make sense considering the room temperature is 21 degrees celsius.

More reason to believe its not functioning correctly unlocked. Although I believe you said its not unlocked anymore ?
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post #18 of 18
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Yes, those temperature sensors were read when the processor was locked.

I think I give up. This makes no sense. After unlocking the CPU, but keeping it at stock clock, under full load, it runs consistently at 1.36-1.38V, and it spikes to 1.47V.
Edited by tahayassen - 2/2/12 at 1:44pm
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