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Hello, I recently decided to fine tune my OC using the offset voltage control but i cant seem to get it right. The lowest vcore i need for my 2500k to run 4.8ghz is 1.360 underload. The closest i can get the offset voltage to is around 1.4 volts when its underload.. whatever i do i cant seem to get it any closer to 1.360 volts. I tried using the method i read in a guide where i check my VID and my Vcore underload to find what offset i use but its still much and if i keep lowering the offset it will eventually get unstable. anyone have any tips on how i can get my offset voltage right? thanks.
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Leave it set on 4.8ghz and then boot into Windows using the default +0mV offset voltage. Load a stress test and see what the voltage is. Based on this, adjust the voltage + or - as necessary.
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post

Leave it set on 4.8ghz and then boot into Windows using the default +0mV offset voltage. Load a stress test and see what the voltage is. Based on this, adjust the voltage + or - as necessary.

This is how I do it.
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you need to change your LLC level this will allow you to get closer to your fixed/ load Vcore and give you wider range of offset value
Read the guide in my sig thumb.gif

P.S. @4.8 you most likely need PPL Overvoltage enabled
Edited by coolhandluke41 - 4/21/12 at 4:56pm
    
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sorry for bumping this but im still trying to get my offset voltage right.. ive gotten the voltages right but now im getting BSoD while idle. I read thru the guide coolhandluke41 posted. The guide said if u disable c3 and c6 states that it could solve some of the idle blues screen problems at the cost of some ssd performance. However, i decided to see how much of a difference the c3 and c6 states would effect my ssd and to my surprise my score raised greatly.. Is there any reason why this would be increasing my ssd speeds? is it safe to have c3 and c6 states off. i couldtn really a good answer on what these states really do aside from being a power saving feature. thanks
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