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Ok I have a question. I've got my 2500k running at 4.5 and when I pull up HW monitor it shows my CPU VCORE and .98V (Value), 0.008V (Min), and 1.832V (Max). My temps are 28 degress idle and low 50s when under load. In my BIOS I have the CPU core voltage set too offset mode with the offset voltage +0.005V, LLC 2, and Turbo Voltage at Auto. Should I be concerned with that 1.832V?

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No, because that's an inaccurate reading. You'd have had some major problems if the voltage actually went up that high.

 

 

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People should stop "testing" their OC with Prime95. With all the hours people have been wasting on testing their system's Prime95 torture test, they could've just downloaded/intalled F@H and let that churn away for a day. THEN you'd know your system if fine (can even test your GPU's as well wink.gif )

 

No because there are people who have a computer that's stable for F@H and not stable for Prime95 who also have problems in other programs and in Windows that go away once they make their computer stable enough for Prime95.

 

I've been saying it for years: there are no shortcuts in overclocking.

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post #52 of 63
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No, because that's an inaccurate reading. You'd have had some major problems if the voltage actually went up that high.



No because there are people who have a computer that's stable for F@H and not stable for Prime95 who also have problems in other programs and in Windows that go away once they make their computer stable enough for Prime95.

I've been saying it for years: there are no shortcuts in overclocking.

wasn't trying to make a shortcut. Just thought it'd be a considerate way of contributing to our community while also stress testing for system stability tongue.gif
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post #53 of 63
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I've been saying it for years: there are no shortcuts in overclocking.
Sure there are. I'm lazy and only do short torture tests, and then actually bother with a full test if it BSODs.
post #54 of 63
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Sure there are. I'm lazy and only do short torture tests, and then actually bother with a full test if it BSODs.

 

The fact that it might BSOD shows just how there are no shortcuts.

 

Although, I'm only going by my ~5 years of experience on Overclock.net and also my own personal experience. I have yet to see or discover any shortcuts that actually work to the point where there is absolutely no risk of any BSODs, lock-ups, etc.


Edited by TwoCables - 6/4/13 at 11:56am
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The fact that it might BSOD shows just how there are no shortcuts.

Although, I'm only going by my ~5 years of experience on Overclock.net and also my own personal experience. I have yet to see or discover any shortcuts that actually work to the point where there is absolutely no risk of any BSODs, lock-ups, etc.
It might BSOD, but I don't really do anything that I need to have no risk of failure. Plus, if you can go for months on end without BSODs, the actual chance of one is pretty low.
post #56 of 63
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It might BSOD, but I don't really do anything that I need to have no risk of failure. Plus, if you can go for months on end without BSODs, the actual chance of one is pretty low.

 

Well you know, just because it's not giving you a BSOD or even a lock-up, it doesn't mean that it's stable enough to avoid other problems.

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post #57 of 63
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Well you know, just because it's not giving you a BSOD or even a lock-up, it doesn't mean that it's stable enough to avoid other problems.

Some people just refuse to believe the need for a full prime95 run twocabs, nothing you can do to persuade them either, because they think they're right.

Ive had this argument so many times.
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Some people just refuse to believe the need for a full prime95 run twocabs, nothing you can do to persuade them either, because they think they're right.

Ive had this argument so many times.

 

hehe yeah me too.

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Well you know, just because it's not giving you a BSOD or even a lock-up, it doesn't mean that it's stable enough to avoid other problems.
What other problems can happen? Some form of data corruption?
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What other problems can happen? Some form of data corruption?

 

Yeah, I've heard of that happening.

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