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HWinfo doesn't seem very accurate for Vcore. It jumps from 1.440 to 1.456 and from there it's 1.472 or something. Is there anything else that can show the Vcore with greater accuracy?
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HWinfo doesn't seem very accurate for Vcore. It jumps from 1.440 to 1.456 and from there it's 1.472 or something. Is there anything else that can show the Vcore with greater accuracy?

Why does a number jumping around mean it's not accurate? People have done tests (god dangit, the name escapes me) which show that Hwinfo is pretty accurate.

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I mean that it only has a few set numbers that it will show ie. 1.456. You won't see 1.453 for example.
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So when there is a BIOS update, do you guys typically redo all your testing again? redface.gif
    
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Depends what the patch notes say. If it says system stability improved then yeah I start fresh. Its fun! tongue.gif
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HWinfo doesn't seem very accurate for Vcore. It jumps from 1.440 to 1.456 and from there it's 1.472 or something. Is there anything else that can show the Vcore with greater accuracy?

HWINFO is unable to resolve within .016V boundaries for Vcore due to sensor limitations. When it says 1.440V, the actual voltage can be anything from 1.440V to 1.456V and so on. One needs to use a DMM for greater resolution and accuracy.
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I mean that it only has a few set numbers that it will show ie. 1.456. You won't see 1.453 for example.

Ahh. The measurements are not quite that granular. But I don't think software in general can be that accurate and that granular. Close enough, I'd say.

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Depends what the patch notes say. If it says system stability improved then yeah I start fresh. Its fun! tongue.gif

Haha...as much of a learning experience OCing has been...I can't imagine doing another week or two worth of testing...

I think Intel XTU is a great test (for my needs), but a lot of times it takes 4-5+ hours to show any instability...way too long.

Isn't there some new x264 test that you guys recommended on here? HWBot or something? I remember reading you only need to run it for 30mins or so...
    
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Do you guys stress test with HT on or off? I've been leaving it on since I plan to use it after I'm done testing so I figured I should. Does it make passing the tests a lot more difficult though? Should I leave it off for stress testing and then switch it on for general use and see if I'm still stable in games etc.?
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Do you guys stress test with HT on or off? I've been leaving it on since I plan to use it after I'm done testing so I figured I should. Does it make passing the tests a lot more difficult though? Should I leave it off for stress testing and then switch it on for general use and see if I'm still stable in games etc.?

No point in stress testing with it off if you plan to turn it back on. Yes, HT makes stressing more difficult to pass.
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