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why are peoples vcore so high? e6600 oc

post #1 of 12
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for the life of me i cant figue it out.
people have such high vcores, while mine seems to run perfectly on the low side.
i run mine at 1.225v and i have no issues at all. if i go to 1.25v and higher, all i notice are higher temps. this was the same for 2 mobos as well, my old p5b deluxe and my current evga 680i board.

can someone shed some light on this?


thanks

frank
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post #2 of 12
Most of us run a High Vcore cause our parts are overclocked. If your running yours overclocked at the low of a Vcore then awesome! More power to you! However, for most folk, vcore adjustments must be made when overclocking.
post #3 of 12
Mine runs stock FSB at ~ that voltage. However, I'm at 330 FSB and I need 1.325v (stock vCore) to get there. Voltage doesn't inherently make your computer faster, it lets you make it faster.
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post #4 of 12
not sure about E6600s but my E6300 fsb is at 400mhz at 1.15v as for temps, TAT shows 52C with prime95 running using stock cooler and that junk compound that comes with it. The only component i had to increase voltage to was the memory.
post #5 of 12
I'm a lucky one too. I've gotten my E6400 to 6X450 and 7X415 on Vcore of 1.25V or less. My stock Intel CPU HSF is holding my overclock back.
     
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post #6 of 12
I run my E6300@2.8ghz pretty low also, 1.25Vcore.
Might as well run low because I can't seem to overclock up to 3ghz no matter how much voltage I give to this beetch of a CPU.
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post #7 of 12
Stock on my CPU is 2.4GHz @ 1.325v.
I can run 3.2GHz stable with 1.3625v.
After 3.2 I really have to jump up the vcore.
Over 3.4GHz I run over 1.5v.

I'm sure most people have that sweetspot with close-to-stock volts but if you wanna go extra high, you gotta give it some juice.
    
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post #8 of 12
I'm at 3.4ghz with 2.13v
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by LembasBread View Post
I'm at 3.4ghz with 2.13v
Wow 2.13V

I thought mine was high at 1.41V

Ultravorx, you must have gotten really lucky! Mine will NOT stay stable with less.
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post #10 of 12
im not with the e6600 but mine is dual core 3.92 (4ghz with vcore at 1.66 stablized finally) so i would say a few extra volts could stablize ur sytmes mine would stay stable on 3.96 on a 1.4 -1.5 vcore
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