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why won't it post at 1.5v?

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i know i have another thread already about my max temp... >< please don't be angry. >< so... as the title says.. can anyone give me any reason my e4400 won't post at 1.5v? i mean.. i see the moving bar for like a second.. then it reboots.. got any ideas?

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mobo: in sigrig
can i use mobo for settings? no, because its a dell.
i know by saying that, most of you will say no hope or what not.. but i know it posts at 1.4v.. but what i don't get is why it won't post at 1.45v and 1.5v but will post at 1.4v and 1.55v? i would like to know why it ignores the middle voltage like that... and if there is a way to make it stable at 1.4v or even get it to post at 1.45v which would be just as great.
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Increase your northbridge voltage? At a certain point you have to increase voltage to more than just your vcore. Thats about the point where I start to get squirely and basically play pin the tail on the donkey.
    
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now how do i increase my NB voltage?
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now how do i increase my NB voltage?
The NB defaults to 1.25v on the P35 and X38 chipset (I dont know what yours is... but it looks like a P35 variant). So in bios under voltages, look for either "northbridge" or "(G)MCH", which are the same thing, and are just called one or the other in bios. Then increase the voltage accordingly. I would recommend approx 1.35v to run at 400 FSB, but you might need just a little more.
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is there any other way to up NB voltage?
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Quote:
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is there any other way to up NB voltage?
No. Why, does your board not allow for voltage adjustments to the chipset?
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post #7 of 16
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exactly! what about pencil mods? sigh... i really want it to freaking post!
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look for MCH volts?
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noob question. what is MCH volts

and i think i need to mention that i can't do anything in bios.. so i need anoher way to raise the MCH or NB voltage...
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post #10 of 16
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haha... WTH... it'll post with 1.4v but not anything higher but 1.55v.. but then i try to run orthos and it crashes... i wish i could freaking raise it just a bit or what not.. sigh...


sigh... i really don't know what to do to make this system stable... does anyone have any suggestions?

and if i change my mobo... would i have to reformat my hd and reinstall the os?
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