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I did the vdroop mod on my P5N-E SLI, but now I'm wondering if there will be any nasty side effects. None so far, but anything that could happen to the board?
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vdroop can be a good thing
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Ah, I see now. Vdroop and Voffset help maintain a certain range of voltages no matter what. Without them, the voltage can basically go wild, and go substantially higher or lower than the VID, causing instability and potentially dangerous voltage levels.

So basically Vdroop and Voffest are safety features for the voltage levels of your processor.

Guess I'll be scrapping the mod.

Thx a bunch +rep
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Didn't you do the pencil mod already Gauvenator? If so I noticed you said that you still have -some- vdroop (.03 or so as opposed to .6-.7) so it's not like things are going to get completely out of control.
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Didn't you do the pencil mod already Gauvenator? If so I noticed you said that you still have -some- vdroop (.03 or so as opposed to .6-.7) so it's not like things are going to get completely out of control.
I the mod currently. Dropped it to ~.03v

It does seem pretty stable atm. Since I haven't eliminated vdroop completely, you think it's safe?

Ahh....as long as the only thing it will possibly hurt is the cpu I might keep the mod.
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