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i5 3570k Voltage CHANGED!?

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So i had a set and stable i5 3570k overclock at 4.3ghz with cpu voltage of 1.26v (You can check my sig for the linnk CPU-Z validation.) Today I ran cpu-z, and started encoding and my voltage went up to 1.29v this time! I went and started occt and ran the tests, again 1.29v!!! Is this normal??? Yesterday it would never go above 1.264v, today it goes near 1.288v! i've changed nothing in the bios! No settings have changed at all! My temperatures are still the same but what's the big deal and why is it volting more today than yesterday!?
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scratch that! My temperatures are now worse than yesterdays! reachin 85 degrees load at what used to be only 75 degrees............what the f***!
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You using a fixed voltage or offset? Was the testing you did at 1.26v the same testing you were doing when it went to 1.29v? Maybe you were running a heavier load today and so LLC increased the voltage. What did you use to test the 1.26v settings?
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offset. it was at a +.015 offset. Yesterday I was doing the same thing, encoding videos and playing some games. Heres the occt results from yesterday:
dgj91x.jpg

and today:
2n097b7.jpg

I just want to know if this is normal.......and I don't know why my llc would be changing the voltage when I was doing the same exact things yesterday........

i just noticed the second one says it was running at 9531mhz........did I just damage my motherboard or something?? Oh man.....that's just a wrong reading.

heres another one with yet another different coltage reading, maybe i might have to leave it at +.015 for now if it fluctuates like this
n1xh5e.jpg
Edited by junkerde - 11/10/12 at 3:30pm
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post #5 of 6
Switch to manual voltage and ensure you are using the correct LLC setting (your cpu voltage at load should be at or as close as possible to what you set cpu voltage in the bios).

It shouldnt go over now.
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post #6 of 6
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ahhh yes. i dont know why but i had my llc set to medium yesterday and it stayed at 1.264v, but i had to adjust it like you said to regular (0%) to get it back a 1.264v. Thanks, but nonetheless, thats pretty weird.

edit: it barely survived intel burn for 3 runs (compared to what i had yesterday succesfully running 20 times on very high with medium llc), for some reason it stays on 1.24v on ibt, looks like ill have to change llc to medium again......
Edited by junkerde - 11/10/12 at 3:49pm
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