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Possible vDroop going on here?

post #1 of 11
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I've got my rig OC'd right now to 3.6, 400FSB, 9x multiplier. Ive got my vCore in the BIOS set to 1.525v.

CPU-Z is telling me its at 1.213v, and PC Probe is showing 1.512v.

Whats the dealio smart people?
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post #2 of 11
Cpu-Z has problems detecting high voltages, so ignore that. There is a probably a vDroop because the bios and pc probe and detecting different voltages.

My P5B Deluxe vDroops 0.3v.
I set 1.4v in bios and PC probe detects 1.37v
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post #3 of 11
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So then what should I go by?
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post #4 of 11
What does it say in the hardware monitor section the bios (the actual, not what you set)?
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post #5 of 11
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Ahh I didnt think to look there. I'm running 3dMark05 to test it for statbility. When and if it finishes I'll check it.
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post #6 of 11
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vCore under hardware monitor says ~1.512. Its kind of fluctuating.
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post #7 of 11
Okay, good luck, whatever it reads in the bios you should go by, and im guessing it will be the 1.515v because 1.213 seems way low to even boot with an e6600 at 3.5Ghz.


Yep fluctation is normal, sounds right. Vcore is known to fluctuate a lot when the CPU isnt under load. Mine floats around too.
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post #8 of 11
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Okay. Thanks for your help. I'm gonna up the vCore a little bit then, see if I can get a litttle more stable at 3.6. REP +
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post #9 of 11
no problem, BTW, how are bios 1707? I'm still using 1305, have you had to raise vmch yet?
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post #10 of 11
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1707 is working out well for me. Ive had good luck with all the BIOS versions actually. I'm just having trouble getting stable at 3.6 with a 400FSB. I can run 3.51Ghz all day with no problem, but 3.6 is being a b***h.

I've raised the vMCH to 1.55 I think now. Just trying to see if thatll help with stability (although I'm not 100% what it does).
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