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I have been trying to get my sabertooth to take CPU voltage changes i want but it seems to do whatever it feels like. For instance i set it to 1.25V for 4.4GHz but when i load back into the BIOS it's reporting 1.264V. When i saw that i figured heck i'll just do 1.240V and eat the extra 0.04V and the UEFI does report 1.248V (should be 1.254V) but CPUz and AIDA64 as well as HWINFO64 report 1.40V.


Any ideas?
Edited by philhalo66 - 4/25/17 at 7:46pm
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Seems you have wiggle room to reduce the volts on your 4.4GHz OC? No, no, no bad boy!

Your OC should have already been tested stable at the lowest volts for the overclock.

After you find out what that is, use the manual setting like you already did (to keep a lid on the volts), save and forget.

To further keep stable volts play with your LLC levels.

The Bios will say one thing and the utilities will say another and the volts will be here and there (within reason of course). It does not matter and I've never worried about it.
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Seems you have wiggle room to reduce the volts on your 4.4GHz OC? No, no, no bad boy!

Your OC should have already been tested stable at the lowest volts for the overclock.

After you find out what that is, use the manual setting like you already did (to keep a lid on the volts), save and forget.

To further keep stable volts play with your LLC levels.

The Bios will say one thing and the utilities will say another and the volts will be here and there (within reason of course). It does not matter and I've never worried about it.

I had a really hard time understanding what you were tying to say here. But i will never use auto overclocking ever! i set 4.4GHz to manually and set the voltage to 1.25V because the previous owner ran that for years. I currently have it set to 1.7 for 4.5 (4770k doesn't oc for crap) and under load floats around 1.296v. I've got AN ASRock Z97 extreme6 coming tomorrow I'll see what that can do.
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