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Intel recommends the max vcore for the 45nm chips is 1.3625. Is that in the BIOS or what CPU-Z is reporting?
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depends on what kind of vdroop you have.
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post #4 of 15
Ive always went with cpu-z.
Its my understanding that this is the true voltage.
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post #5 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by lsclincoln View Post
Ive always went with cpu-z.
Its my understanding that this is the true voltage.
yes its the voltage going to your cpu, but 1.3625 is the recommended limit in the bios.
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post #6 of 15
yeah it was my understanding that the BIOS controlled what voltage was given to the CPU, and CPU-Z showed what voltage the CPU actually received.

basically,
(voltage applied) - (vdroop) = (voltage received)
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post #7 of 15
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Originally Posted by decapitator View Post
depends on what kind of vdroop you have.
Tell me about it.
1.236 to get 1.216
post #8 of 15
my 680i is way worst than that
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by decapitator View Post
my 680i is way worst than that
Pffft, my DS3L says 1.34v in BIOS, CPU-Z and HWMonitor are both showing me 1.28v...and no vdroop mods for this board either
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post #10 of 15
CPUz actually reads the voltage right on the 45nm processors.
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