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Can too much voltage on the CPU cause crashes, even if the temps are in the 30's?
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Generally crashes are caused by too little voltage, not too much, especially with low temperatures. Voltage will degrade your CPU if you set it too high but it should not directly cause a crash except by running your temps to Tjmax. Generally you add volts to avoid crashes and aid stability. What voltage are you running, by the way? Your results may vary outside the recommended range for Allendale.
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5 cheese is your ram 1:1 yet ?
    
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Too much voltage usually don't cause crashes, the crashes are usually from the heat that the ammount of volts produce. High volts that are beyond spec on processorfinder.intel.com for your processor will rapidly accelerate electromigration which will kill a processor if its bad enough.
     
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Too much voltage can cause crashes.... electromigration. The electrons are jumping out of their wires.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Too much voltage can cause crashes.... electromigration. The electrons are jumping out of their wires.
Hmm. Was this a joke, or is this real? I have to ask, because I sometimes have trouble recognizing simple things like this (please see my signature. I'm sorry.).
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Awesome. Thank you, GigaByte!
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