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Asus P9x79 not obeying the voltage limit I set

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The only way I can see to overclock the Asus P9x79 pro is from the windows utility, there is no option in the bios to change the multiplier.

The problem I am having is if I set a Vcore limit of 1.34, out of nowhere it will jump to 1.38 and disobey my limit. Also, it has me save a profile of my overclock, but every time I load the overclock the vcore "limit" is changed, even though I saved it at 1.34. I have the latest bios update, what gives?

I am using HW monitor to monitor voltage, which is what showed me the "max" voltage as going up to 1.38, maybe I shouldn't trust this since it also says my CPU fan occasionally hits 12000 RPM? Also occasionally the Asus overclocking utility will lie and say my processor is in danger because its -1 C lol
Edited by user5511 - 3/12/12 at 4:03am
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try resetting the bios by removing the battery
     
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