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Should I have two different VCore settings for summer and winter?

post #1 of 6
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Here's whats been troubling me: (CPU: i5 3570K 4.7 GHz)
  • On summer / hot days it would require 1.296V for my cpu to run stable
  • On winter / cold days it would require 1.272v for my cpu to run stable
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Hey mate. I am running 1.27V for 4.7ghz and I am in Australia also. The voltage is safe and as long as your temps are good, I wouldn't worry! thumb.gif
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If your temps are fine you dont have to worry about vcore. Your limiting factor in oc is temp.
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Problem is that I get WHEA errors and freezing sometimes if I run the VCore at 1.272V in summer/hot days, it runs 100% fine in winter/cold/warm days tho. (No issues on temperature tho)
Edited by benjamen50 - 11/7/13 at 5:18am
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post #5 of 6
Most Bios support Profiles to be saved,

So just make a summer Profile and a Winter profile.

I have a 5.1Ghz Profile with rather crazy voltages for in the cold winter, and a 5.0Ghz profile for the hot summer
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Turns out that my VCore just had to be raised, the summer and winter had nothing to do with the VCore instability... Now from 1.272v to 1.308v to get no WHEA errors + stable..
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