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OK so i finally got around to doing the vdroop mod, and it seems to have worked fairly well...but not perfectly. I have a couple questions that maybe someone could shed some light on.

1) No matter how much lead i put on the one that is supposed to make the BIOS vdroop go away, i still get a .02v drop...is this normal?

2) Vdroop under load is gone, but now i have a bit of a rise in voltage under full load (.008v) Too small to worry about and better than a .05 drop, right? haha
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OK so i finally got around to doing the vdroop mod, and it seems to have worked fairly well...but not perfectly. I have a couple questions that maybe someone could shed some light on.

1) No matter how much lead i put on the one that is supposed to make the BIOS vdroop go away, i still get a .02v drop...is this normal?

2) Vdroop under load is gone, but now i have a bit of a rise in voltage under full load (.008v) Too small to worry about and better than a .05 drop, right? haha
Yeah no matter how much lead I seem to put on mine, I can't get it to go more than .02 vdroop.

That's still better than the .10 v I had before.. so..

And im willing to bet that your .008v would stablise your load alot better. Good stuff man.

Just curious, what are your temps idle/load with your 3.6 @ 1.4v ?
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Yeah no matter how much lead I seem to put on mine, I can't get it to go more than .02 vdroop.

That's still better than the .10 v I had before.. so..

And im willing to bet that your .008v would stablise your load alot better. Good stuff man.

Just curious, what are your temps idle/load with your 3.6 @ 1.4v ?
Idle is usually around 40C and load is about 65C if my room is normal temp.

I'm thinking about dropping it down to 3.2GHz tho...i can run that stable at 1.25v
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Idle is usually around 40C and load is about 65C if my room is normal temp.

I'm thinking about dropping it down to 3.2GHz tho...i can run that stable at 1.25v
wow..
what's your VID?

mine's 1.2875 and I can run that at 3.0 max...

My temps using @ 3.6 1.48 vCore are idle 40/70's (hitting that threhold)
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wow..
what's your VID?

mine's 1.2875 and I can run that at 3.0 max...

My temps using @ 3.6 1.48 vCore are idle 40/70's (hitting that threhold)
haha...that's a good question....what's the easiest way to check the VID? i hope i don't need to look on the box....
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haha...that's a good question....what's the easiest way to check the VID? i hope i don't need to look on the box....
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Coretemp.
my VID is....1.30...0_0
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my VID is....1.30...0_0
good stuff man.

Damn I wish I could be stable at 1.4 v
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good stuff man.

Damn I wish I could be stable at 1.4 v
Ya know...i was thinking...isn't the VID what the CPU runs as stock volts on the stock clock speed?

If that's true...then how can i be .05v under that with a 33% OC at it's stable? That doesn't seem to make sense to me....
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Ya know...i was thinking...isn't the VID what the CPU runs as stock volts on the stock clock speed?

If that's true...then how can i be .05v under that with a 33% OC at it's stable? That doesn't seem to make sense to me....
your board must be very stable then....
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