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AMD Anthlon II x4 640 Incorrect readings?

post #1 of 7
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Alright so My parents had bought a computer a little while ago..
I never really played around with it until about two days ago (mainly because I want a new hard drive and they have a decent one)
So, as I was checking out the specs on thier HP The CPU voltage is...waaay higher than I expected and I am not sure if thats normal or not.
Heres the picture..
337

Its an HP Pavilion
AMD Anthlon II x4 640
6GB Ram
1TB HDD

and heres mine, I do have a different CPU but its around the same era of the Anthlon II

375

Now my question is..
Is that overvoltage? a glitch etc?
Or is that its actual voltage of a Anthlon II.
post #2 of 7
That cant be the actual voltage. The Athlon IIs are very simiilar to your Phenom II. It would be toast if it was really running at that volts.
post #3 of 7
My athlon ii x4 (locked rana, reads as phenom but no l3) is much lower then that. It has to be a mistake.
post #4 of 7
It's gotta be a glitch..that thing would be roasting.
 
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post #5 of 7
Yeah, at 2.232v that CPU would be cooked.

Prebuilt computers don't always send correct info to CPU-z and other monitoring programs.
Check in the bios if it has anything listed.
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post #6 of 7
the only way to check check voltage on an hp is at the VRM caps directly with a multimeter.
post #7 of 7
1.5 on the oem cooler and the chip would be dead... 2.2 would melt the case and set your house on fire
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