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does anyone else have problems w/ this board, if u did how did u fix them, had mine set at 1.5v, but it just fluctuates between 1.424 and 1.440, so im not sure if its my mobo or psu
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Was it fluctuating while you were at load? Or just while idling or doing whatever?
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i use the vcore overvolt option and then add on the voltage i need. Those .2v you gain when you overvolt seem to be very stable

it also could pretty easily be your psu but ive never heard of that brand. Usually a bad sign.
    
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post #4 of 9
Ive Heard Alot of good things for that Motherboard...Volts not being a bad thing.

Your PSU may very well be the culprit..it has the min Wattage Requirments however the overall Stability of that PSU maybe no good.
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Ive Heard Alot of good things for that Motherboard...Volts not being a bad thing.

Your PSU may very well be the culprit..it has the min Wattage Requirments however the overall Stability of that PSU maybe no good.
I concur.
    
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No problem's here I use the overvolt's and is 100% stable @ 2.70.Used.This mobo can give you the volt's you need.
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you have to selevt the OVERVOLT CPU or whatever option

that adds .2v

so set the other voltage .2 under what you want
    
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Originally Posted by born2killU View Post
you have to selevt the OVERVOLT CPU or whatever option

that adds .2v

so set the other voltage .2 under what you want
Off topic .Hey born how's your card and scores going?
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does anyone else have problems w/ this board, if u did how did u fix them, had mine set at 1.5v, but it just fluctuates between 1.424 and 1.440, so im not sure if its my mobo or psu
The fluctuation between 1.424 and 1.440 is normal.
If you have set it at 1.5v in bios and have not turned on the cpu overvolt option the board will not let you go over a certain voltage for whichever cpu you have. The Opterons and X2's I believe is around 1.4v, so you're right there.
As mentioned, use the cpu overvolt option in bios. This will give you two benefits, you can overvolt the cpu beyond 1.4v, but not up to 1.6v so don't get to excited just yet. It also employs a second set of 4 phase power mosfets. That board has an 8 phase power design, but only 4 phase (the norm) is used if you don't utilize the overvolt. and has been stated the overvolt is good for about 0.2v, its not quite 0.2 by my multi-meter readings.
So, turn on the overvolt, and set your vcore down to 1.25v, you should be in the area of 1.424, then work up from there.
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