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Safe manual cache voltage?

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Hey so I've been running my 5930k at 4.6GHz with 1.28v in adaptive mode for about 5 months now but my cache voltage would not work with offset for some reason so I just left the cache on a manual 1.15v (3.1ghz).

Wondering if this is safe? I really don't want to see any degradation and have to lower my oc which happened with my 3770k.
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Any thoughts on this?
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post #3 of 5
default cache is 1.05v.

1.15 is safe
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Originally Posted by ssateneth View Post

default cache is 1.05v.

1.15 is safe
Thanks. Good to know.

Is cache overclocking still regarded as pretty much pointless in terms of gaming performance? Cause I could possibly go higher, never tried as I assumed there was little to no fps gain.
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Cache overclock doesn't really help in gaming.
I didn't spend time on my cache overclock, as I mainly game.
And also, I didn't want to sacrify some MHz of Core clock to win some MHz of cache clock. Useless.
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