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Have you ever tried keeping it at 3.4Ghz at 1.25v?
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1.25 and it won't boot
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post #13 of 30
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1.25 and it won't boot
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Try it at 1.3v. Lower the vcore lower the TDP!
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1.25 and it won't boot
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Try it at 1.3v. Lower the vcore lower the TDP!
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vcore @ 1.3125v. stable ran intel burn test three times. seems all good. thumb.gifmad.gif 3d mark gui has stopped workin artifacts on desktop screen. set vcore back to 1.3375. this is my lowest stable. now just to leave it alone. 3dmark 11 works again! that is my best stability test..lol rolleyes.gif
Edited by gridlock33 - 11/29/12 at 11:30am
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i think 3d mark 11 and 3dmark vantage is very good way to see if your stable. cause even though intel burn test passes, one or both of these will crash if system is unstable. lesson learned. biggrin.gif
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post #18 of 30
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vcore @ 1.3125v. stable ran intel burn test three times. seems all good. thumb.gifmad.gif 3d mark gui has stopped workin artifacts on desktop screen. set vcore back to 1.3375. this is my lowest stable. now just to leave it alone. 3dmark 11 works again! that is my best stability test..lol rolleyes.gif
Usually artifacts on the screen is due to the gpu being too highly overclocked.
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post #19 of 30
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gpu was @ stock while testing. only get strange errors like that when my vcore is too low. beats me why gpu would error with less vlots on the core? redface.gif have heard same thing while reading other threads about low voltage vcore and artifacting on desktop. motherboard unstable i suspect.
Edited by gridlock33 - 11/29/12 at 7:49pm
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cleaning up case for better air flow and thought i would put up this nice pic of my puny machine
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