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Can someone please explain in laymans term vdroop?

Ive looked around on the internet and can only find indepth scientific guide's that tell my about it

(And does it effect all intel boards or just the nforce boards?)
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If you like to do some reading.

http://www.thetechrepository.com/showthread.php?t=126
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As far as I know, it effects all mobos whether it be AMD or Intel and regardless of chipset. It has to do with the quality of the components used when building the mobo. It is a slight current loss between the PCU and the device using the current. It occurs with RAM, CPU's and, I assume, everything else that uses electricty. usually, the higher end a board is, the less the voltage droops.
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Vdroop is intentional, and normally a good thing.

No PMW can respond instantly to changing loads. Vdroop is the lowering of a CPUs load voltage so that the voltage will not spike/rebound too high when the load is removed.

Some boards do go way overboard with vdroop, and this can be a problem. However, totaly removing it can be just as bad, especially if you intend to operate near the limit of safe voltage on your CPU.
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