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Please tell me this is a common problem - 2.22V vCore on i3 2100

post #1 of 8
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I loaded up CPU-Z to check up my components etc on my new rig and saw this. The temps are fine so obviously the reading is wrong, but it still made my heart skip a beat haha

Does anyone else have this issue? How can it be remedied?
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post #2 of 8
holy cow. I woulda screamed in panic. lol.

Could you try Hardware monitor from the same people that make CPU-Z ?

and Screenshot that for me?

what are your temps?

thanks.
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post #3 of 8
What vcore does you BIOS report?
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I tried HWmonitor when I saw this. Exact same values. Temps are fine, no need to worry about them. I'll check BIOS vCore now
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post #5 of 8
I've seen this before on an OEM machine.

Fortunately, if the chip was really running at 2.22V, it would be dead. Anything higher than ~1.8V on SB with ambient cooling will insta-kill it (whereas ~1.7V would just greatly degrade it until it died).
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post #6 of 8
In my sister's machine I noticed the same thing - she has an ECS H61 mbo. smile.gif

It's just screwed reading.
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Ha, I figured as much. Pointless quasi-cardiac arrest was pointless.

Thanks guys
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post #8 of 8
yay for false readings, at least your motherboard doesnt say the fans are going 64,000RPM like mines.
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