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So Far, Im still in the middle of doing a stress test to get it into 24/7 mode but i've had stress prime and orthos running for about 4hrs.

Here's what I have so far:



What i've noticed is that when the cores are idling the Core Voltage is 1.284V, once the cores are put to work the voltage drops, is that normal?

BIOS Settings
VID: +185mV
DRAM: 2.0V
NB Voltage: 1.379V

Edit:
VID in Coretemp: 1.1125v
Edited by Gexx - 6/29/08 at 11:20pm
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so what's you vid anyway
nice oc leave it 24 h orthos ..
nice temps
good luck
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A friends 6600GT im using as a temp.
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A friends 6600GT im using as a temp.
6600gt not bad
i am using 7200 gs forever
what's is you vid in core temp
www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/CoreTemp.zip
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6600gt not bad
i am using 7200 gs forever
what's is you vid in core temp
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says 1.1125v
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Can you go any higher?
    
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Dont know yet, trying to get it fully stable at 3.4GHz.
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The voltage dropping under load is known as Vdroop, some boards have worse Vdroop than others and is normal. You can reduce vdroop via a pencil mod, you simply draw a few strokes of a pencil over a certain resistor. This will then get your closer to what you set in the Bios.
 
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post #9 of 12
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I guess the Vdroop isnt too bad then, its definately less then 10%
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After 13hrs 42min 42secs of running Orthos the computer hardlocked. Any suggestions guys? Maybe bump the Vcore or ram voltage?
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