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How does undervolting and overclocking work?

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I just booted up to Windows at 4.0Ghz with a vcore of 1.216, it's not stable. So now do I keep undervolting or raise the vcore? How does it work? I thought in order to get stability, you had to raise the vcore? So how come some people are getting stable overclocks with way below voltage?
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Some chips require more or less voltage to run the same clock speed. Some people have chips that can run higher clocks on stock (or less) voltage. It's luck of the draw, see the link in my sig.
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don't think about it as undervolting or overvolting. think of it more as run the voltage required to get stable. if your not stable you need more voltage somewhere.
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