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OK, now that I am finally running a quad, I would like to fix the vdroop on this board. There is a pencil mod seen here:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...ml#post3307530



I have never dona a pencil mod and was wondering how I determine the resistance I need? Is it simply a matter of measuring the voltage at the point referenced while the PC is fired up and coloring in until it matches the BIOS? I can understand changing the resistance to increase voltage on a GFX card, but how does this decrease the droop?

Currently I am running 3600 with vcore set to 1.52v in BIOS, but it is dropping to 1.474 at its lowest. This seems pretty significant for an enthusiast mobo.
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Yeah, pretty much perform it through the method you just put.

Pencil, compare.

I'm not quite sure how the mod ACTUALLY works, but more resistance helps for some reason lol.
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Yeah, pretty much perform it through the method you just put.

Pencil, compare.

I'm not quite sure how the mod ACTUALLY works, but more resistance helps for some reason lol.
Thanks for the reply. I am assuming that when I measure at the referenced point with a DMM, the other probe goes to ground? I am curious to see how accurate CPUZ is anyways.
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Thanks for the reply. I am assuming that when I measure at the referenced point with a DMM, the other probe goes to ground? I am curious to see how accurate CPUZ is anyways.
You are correct. One to ref point, one to ground.

Be careful not to short something!

And yes, a voltmeter would be the most absolute reading you can get.
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