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Poll Results: Which Ivy Bridge CPU did you buy?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 50% of voters (692)
    i5 3570k
  • 43% of voters (586)
    i7 3770k
  • 6% of voters (91)
    Other
1362 Total Votes  
post #6011 of 7362
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Originally Posted by stickg1 View Post

Yeah, some more than others. My extreme6 is pretty close, but I've seen some ASRock boards off by .2v

I would need to see a reading from a digital multi-meter.
I knew about the issue when I got my board, but I only paid 90 for it so it doesn't really bother me. I just need to remember that the board adds some extra juice tongue.gif and not to over volt my chip to hell when I do suicide runs biggrin.gif
post #6012 of 7362
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Originally Posted by Zeek View Post

Does seem like a good chip, but remember that some ASRock boards add extra voltage. Still, it's a nice chip even if you add 0.05v tongue.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/1360404/asrock-z77-extreme-4-vcore-reading
Not these boards afaik, my 3570k needs 1.2v for 4.5ghz on that board, and so does everyone else in the boards club I run. Lowest previous voltage anyone had reported at 4.5 on this board was 1.112, everyone else is 1.2v average.
 
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Sin posted somewhere that basically all of the ASRock z77 boards have the issue since they use analog pwm's. Only way to really check it is if you have a multi meter. I've seem some only fluctuate by .001v and some up to .1v

Edit:
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post

its limited to all asrock boards that use an analog pwm from intersil, so almost all z77 boards z77 extreme4 and up(except oc formula), and on x79 only a select few boards like the e11.
post #6014 of 7362
Thanks guys!

I guess I do have a pretty okay chip then smile.gif.

I never even heard about that voltage issue before I bought this board, but it wouldn't have changed anything. I needed the best ITX board I could get, and this seems to be it. Hopefully I don't have that issue, but I guess there is no real way to know for sure.

HPE1000: You're saying you don't think these boards have that voltage problem, right?
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Originally Posted by Zeek View Post

Sin posted somewhere that basically all of the ASRock z77 boards have the issue since they use analog pwm's. Only way to really check it is if you have a multi meter. I've seem some only fluctuate by .001v and some up to .1v

Edit:
The z77e itx says it has digi power vrm.

Quote from their website
"More Precise, More Efficient

By adopting digital pulse-width modulation (PWM), the ASRock motherboard can provide CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly. Compared to analog PWM, digital PWM can optimize the CPU power solution and provide a proper and stable Vcore for the processor.
"


So am I right?
NOT trying to start a war if people think I am, I like discussing things like this. tongue.gif
 
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Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

The z77e itx says it has digi power vrm.

Quote from their website
"More Precise, More Efficient

By adopting digital pulse-width modulation (PWM), the ASRock motherboard can provide CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly. Compared to analog PWM, digital PWM can optimize the CPU power solution and provide a proper and stable Vcore for the processor.
"


So am I right?
NOT trying to start a war if people think I am, I like discussing things like this. tongue.gif

No.. Sorry. Have to side with Zeek on this one. All of the Z77 asrocks except for the OC formula are affected.
post #6017 of 7362
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No.. Sorry. Have to side with Zeek on this one. All of the Z77 asrocks except for the OC formula are affected.
Why? He said analog vrms and the itx board uses digital vrms...
 
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Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

The z77e itx says it has digi power vrm.

Quote from their website
"More Precise, More Efficient

By adopting digital pulse-width modulation (PWM), the ASRock motherboard can provide CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly. Compared to analog PWM, digital PWM can optimize the CPU power solution and provide a proper and stable Vcore for the processor.
"


So am I right?
NOT trying to start a war if people think I am, I like discussing things like this. tongue.gif

Unfortunately no, the ASRock Z77's are advertised as having Digi-VRM's but they don't. It doesn't mean they are bad boards, it's just ASRock using the term "Digi-VRMs" very loosely. My extreme6 is supposed to be Digi-VRMs but it's not. I can still run OC's with the best of them, you just have to be careful with your vCore. I have a multi-meter though.

If you were running 1.088v then your temps likely wouldn't hit 70C unless your cooler is not mounted correctly or its terribly inefficient. The stock cooler could put up those numbers.
post #6019 of 7362
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Unfortunately no, the ASRock Z77's are advertised as having Digi-VRM's but they don't. It doesn't mean they are bad boards, it's just ASRock using the term "Digi-VRMs" very loosely. My extreme6 is supposed to be Digi-VRMs but it's not. I can still run OC's with the best of them, you just have to be careful with your vCore. I have a multi-meter though.

If you were running 1.088v then your temps likely wouldn't hit 70C unless your cooler is not mounted correctly or its terribly inefficient. The stock cooler could put up those numbers.
Well isn't that stupid lol

Still not a problem for me.
 
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post #6020 of 7362
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NOT trying to start a war if people think I am, I like discussing things like this. tongue.gif

No worries, I like doing this too biggrin.gif And I bought the board after I knew about the issue just because it was so cheap. Only thing that sucks about it is when someone thinks they have a good chip, but then you have to remember about that extra voltage the board adds frown.gif
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