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Max Volts for northbridge

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What voltage is to high for the north bridge on a Q6700?
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The northbridge is on the motherboard, not the CPU

Don't go over 1.5v w/o proper cooling.
Edited by ImmortalKenny - 5/31/08 at 11:26pm
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for me i would say 1.65v but most arent comfortable with that so lets say 1.575
    
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I'm stuck at 3.26ghz....I tried 3.36 at 1.42v and it still crashed...There is a big vdroop, I might try to adjust the northbridge volts. Do you have any other suggestions? Prime95 crashes after a few mins of stress testing.
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You can bump up your vcore too.
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Originally Posted by Moheevi_chess View Post
I'm stuck at 3.26ghz....I tried 3.36 at 1.42v and it still crashed...There is a big vdroop, I might try to adjust the northbridge volts. Do you have any other suggestions? Prime95 crashes after a few mins of stress testing.
Thanks for the quick replies btw, rep+ for both

I would also add voltage to the FSB overvoltage control. Set the G(MCH) and FSB overvoltage to +0.2v (it might be overkill, +0.1v to both should be fine up to a 360 FSB).
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Alright at 3.46ghz a hard drive error was found. How do I fix this?
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Is it a disk read error or something?
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It just said hard drive error
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When it was booting up?
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