Originally Posted by Chunin
Ive got a little problem concerning the offset value. Ive OCed my CPU to 4.2 Ghz and the manual voltage i found is needed to run it 100% stable is 1.11V. I followed the quide by Totally Dubbed and run prime for a few minutes to determine my VID which was 1.2059V. So 1.11V - 1.2059V = 0.095 rounded up because BIOS forces me to that number. Now when i boot up the system i got a MEMORY_MANAGEMENT BSOD upon reaching the log in screen. So i went back to BIOS and loaded the defaults, set everything up again and this time it booted fine but im getting WHEA errors now when idling because my idle VCORE reported by CPU-Z is 0.84V or something like that - it fluctuates. How do i go about that? I got as many errors as 3 in the same second. All of them are "integral parity" errors.
4.2 is considered a mild oc, you can actually just leave things on auto if you want, you just change the multiplier to 42.
Offset = manual vCore - most common VID under load
So your numbers would be 1.110v - 1.2059 = -.095, not a positive number. Just wanted to make sure you change bios to negative offset when you tried it.
The fact that it is so negative and we are talking about really low voltages to begin with, you are encountering an expected problem. Your idle voltage may not be enough, simple as that. Your load voltage should be 1.11 or so unless something is wrong.
You have a few choices. Leave 4.2 on manual 1.11 which is pefectly fine since it is low. Go to auto/default everything and just change the multiplier to 42. Or my favorite - go for more - try for 4.3 or 4.4 if your temps permit. That should require enough voltage that your offset will not be negative and you should not have these problems.
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf6768
Do you guys think a 4.8GHz overclock at 1.38V is safe for 24/7 use? My temps never go above 65C.
I certainly hope so, or my 1.41v for 24/7 is in trouble.
But seriously, no one can guarantee you what it safe. Some don't care if their chip degrades in a few years because they will replace it anyway. Some fold all day and night, others only use their computer a few hours a day. There are a lot of mitigating factors to consider. In my opinion you are safe.