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Vdroop or?

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Ok so I finally got my TRUE and I was ready to push my CPU even further then the 3ghz it was running on at Stock. However i couldn't get any further stably without increasing the Vcore, So I upped the Vcore and still nothing (was failing Prime95 @ 3.4Ghz) My Temparatures were fine so I upped it again and went all the way up to 1.5v, when it still wasn't passing Prime95 I figured something was wrong so I went into CPU-Z to check on everything. When I checked my voltages i found it was running @ 1.4V's on idle....So then I put prime95 back on and it dropped! to 1.33ish! Now is it just me or should it be going the other way! I put it back to 2.4ghz leaving the voltage the same (adviced in chat by someone) and it was still dropping when put to load! So my question is whats going on! And what should I do to fix it?
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post #2 of 6
try freezing ur memory timing at stock timnig
and see if it helps
and the Vdrop is in ur board ,there r mods to fix it but risky
post #3 of 6
That is some serious vDroop, .1v vDrop (BIOS to idle), and another .07v vDroop (idle to load). Check in your BIOS if 'Load Line Calibration' is enabled or not, that should alleviate some of the droop. Also search the forums here for a vDroop mod for your particular board model.
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Thanks Guys very helpful I will try both suggestions soon
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post #5 of 6
More Northbridge voltage?

And a .17vdroop is MASSIVE. That board isn't knkown for such a big drop, Gigabyte boards hold the title for worst vdroop...

Try doing what afzom said, and also try upping your NB voltage.
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post #6 of 6
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I tried my NB Voltage on both 1.40 and 1.55 and both gave the same result i will try his solution soon as I've been busy reinstalling stuff from the reformat I had to do to fix CCC not coming up :S. Still can't get Crossfire going but that's another story, another thread.
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