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Is this a high VDroop?

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So I was trying to get my Q6700 to boot into windows at 3.9 and 4ghz but got fed up and went for 3.8.
It got into windows and I decided to run prime.

The vcore dropped from 1.50 to 1.47, causing me to Bsod.

Is this a high VDroop?
Would it be worth me doing the pencil mod?

Thanks a lot
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post #2 of 11
Thats not high at all. Most vdroop is like .05.
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post #3 of 11
Hmmm, I have seen vdroop quite a few times on the forums and don't know what it is. I would really appreciate an explanation and what it can cause. Thanks in advance.
post #4 of 11
see if you can find a vdroop mod. for me my vcore was stable but when i put load on it it dropped and cause a bsod. did the mod and it is now rock solid.
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post #5 of 11
No, that is not bad vdroop at all. Well, when you oc vdroop can be the difference between a stable oc and or a higher oc. In a way it's self expanitory. If you need 1.42 vcore to be stable at 3.8GHz then 1.4 or 1.39 is not going to cut it. That is why when you Orthos or what not you look at your vcore for a min at first, see where it goes and if orthos errors out.

If Orthos error you can usually bet that you need to add vcore to compensate for the vdroop. Many mb come with some way to combat this now, and from my experience a digital pwm greatly reduces the vdroop effect.(But may just be me)
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post #6 of 11
I think my bios is set around 1.48 and my min in hwmonitor is no less than 1.42.
    
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post #7 of 11
That's not that bad. When I have it set to 1.52v in the BIOS I get 1.5v idle and 1.43v load in Windows.
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post #8 of 11
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well there's a difference between vdrop and vdroop isn't there?
I have to set 1.56 in the bios to get 1.5
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post #9 of 11
I'm not sure what it's at in bios, but in Windows, it reads 1.52 on idle and then 1.504 under load. I should probably check what it is in bios.
post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by warnesey333 View Post
well there's a difference between vdrop and vdroop isn't there?
I have to set 1.56 in the bios to get 1.5

Well yes, and actually they get confused often but yet are talked interchangeably easily. Vdroop iirc is the difference between what is set in bios and what is reported at idle, vdrop is the difference between vcore after vdroop and while on load. So Bios set to 1.482 reads 1.45 is vdroop, 1.45 at idle and 1.412 at load is vdrop. or it may be the other way around. Anybody know for sure?
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