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It says the CPU isn't getting enough power. (possibly because of my new graphics card) I'm getting a new power supply in the mail very soon, but until then, can anyone give suggestions as to how I can reduce likelihood of damage? (or if it's really not that likely)
If it's a HUGE risk, I could just put my old card in for a few days...
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Do you have the Aux 4 pin plugged into the mobo?
How many fans are plugged into the mobo?
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Yeah, it's plugged in. The case has two fans, would it help to unplug them?
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dude...how does a program know that? It's probably just sayhing there's a voltage other than stock?

I dono...if it passes Orthos, then it should be fine.
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yes that means that there is more than the recomended voltage for the CPU I can go up to 1.5 and still stay in the green What does the number say for volts?
post #6 of 16
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says 1.45 V for the CPU.
Probably shoulda said this before, but memory is also red and says 2.65 V.
Wait...so MORE than recommended voltage? Why can't I just turn it down?
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post #7 of 16
This is where my little knowledge of AMD can't help you. But for me RED means more than the recomended voltage for the MB and CPU. It still could be safe though but not to sure. MIght be best to searcg this site and google about your CPU & Mobo and thier voltages....
post #8 of 16
Doesn't seem too high...?
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Nvidia monitor... i'm assuming your mean ntunes, its a POS. Don't use it or go by what it says.

It puts red boxes over some of my stuff to. It also claims my memory is overvolted when its at its stock 2.2v

Its also known to cause BSODs. I would just uninstall it.
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post #10 of 16
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Doesn't seem too high...?
Ya I just found this thread and if I am reading it right his volts should be fine. maybe there is an issue with ntue. try installing it again there is a new one and maybe it will correct it.


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Nvidia monitor... i'm assuming your mean ntunes, its a POS. Don't use it or go by what it says.

It puts red boxes over some of my stuff to. It also claims my memory is overvolted when its at its stock 2.2v

Its also known to cause BSODs. I would just uninstall it
or do what he said...i don't like it either but...
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