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okay i have a B3 q6600 and i was running it at 3.0 for most of its life but today i felt like bumping it up a bit and so i did....made it go 3.15 everything seems fine but when i run orthos on all 4 cores it gives me error after 8-30 secs so i bump the voltage up a notch...still error bump it up a notch again...still error..-_-
so i look at cpu-z while i do the stress test on the 4 cores and when ever i run orthos test.....the voltage on cpu-z shows its going down...when ever i run the test...and if i stop the test it goes back up.......WHAT THE CRAP!~!

when test are not on its says 1.328v when i run test on 2 cores its 1.296v
if i run test on all 4 cores its 1.272........WHY IN THE WORLD is the voltage going down.....thats probly whats giveing me the errors too cuz the voltage keeps going down the cpus not geting enough volt
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post #2 of 13
That would be called Vdroop.

Don't feel bad, mine droops almost a whole 10th of a volt under load.
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post #3 of 13
Just put it back at 3.0
    
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post #4 of 13
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but i want it to go higher.....is there not a way?
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post #5 of 13
That voltage still seems a little low too low to be stable. This is actually a normal occurance, it's called vdroop, it's when the vcore goes down when under load. Although, that is quite a big vdroop, there might be a vdroop mod for your board, just search around. I did one to mine and it's rock solid at 1.376 under load and at idle .
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post #6 of 13
I wonder if the pencil mod for the 680i boards works for hte 780i boards?

Edit - Check this thread for an explanation on the pencil mod.
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post #7 of 13
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i actally set the voltage to give out 1.36xx volt but i dont know why cpuz is just reading 1.328
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i actally set the voltage to give out 1.36xx volt but i dont know why cpuz is just reading 1.328
Like the others have said, its a vdroop.
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post #9 of 13
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just set it back to 3.0 the vdroop is still there 4 cores 100% load and cpu-z showing 1.264v......i cant belive it can run stable for this long under that voltage....not geting erros on orthos too
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post #10 of 13
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alright i found out the 780i is the same as 680i vdroop pencil mod....but i never does anything like that befor....anyone wanna explain to me what ill need? and what i need to do ?
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