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How come when I set the vcore to 1.4000 in bios, the actual is only 1.36? And when people refer to vcore are they referring to the actual or what you set? Thanks.
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Well it may well be that the board is reading it incorrectly or that there is a bit of vdroop. Generally speaking when people refer to vcore it's what they set it at unless otherwise stated.
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Originally Posted by Mr. Jules View Post
Well it may well be that the board is reading it incorrectly or that there is a bit of vdroop. Generally speaking when people refer to vcore it's what they set it at unless otherwise stated.
Exactly.
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How come when I set the vcore to 1.4000 in bios, the actual is only 1.36? And when people refer to vcore are they referring to the actual or what you set? Thanks.
Could be from a number of things (and all normal):
1) Vdrop - core is receiving slightly less than what you set due to wire resistance and voltage regulators
2) monitoring program is not 100% accurate
3) processor isn't at full load so it powers down a bit to conserve



Vcore is usually what we set it as. Actual value has too many variables to state consistently.
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thanks people. that’s what I thought also. the vcore reading is from bios.
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thanks people. that’s what I thought also. the vcore reading is from bios.
BIOS is not always accurate either.
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