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is .03v vdroop bad?

post #1 of 17
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I am trying to OC my E8400 some more. But to stay below the 1.3625v rule, I idle at 1.368 and load @ 1.332v

Is that bad?
post #2 of 17
is their any kind of volt mod for your board? if so I would do if you feel confortable if not I wouldnt worry about 1.368 volts at all, from what I am hearing its the fsb voltage you have to watch for. I have mines set at 1.3 for fsb and 1.408 for vcore.
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.03 isnt that bad
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post #4 of 17
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Yeah, just worried about killing my chip

I'm a poor bastard, upgraded from an E6300 that someone here gave me for free cause I could not afford to buy one.
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No, .03 V-droop isn't that bad.
    
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post #6 of 17
I have .046
post #7 of 17
mines 0.05

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post #8 of 17
That's not bad. My IP35 Pro has .03-.04.
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post #9 of 17
Not bad at all. When I put a Q6600 into my motherboard I noticed a 0.06-0.08 (not taking into account the change in voltage between set voltage and voltage in Windows) V-Droop. Quite bad since I noticed almost none with my E6300 running at 1.42v in Windows both idle and under load.

You can attempt a mod which dampens the change in voltage. It is something which I have attempted with only a pencil, but it does not seem to have the effect which I was looking for. I need to pick up some silver conductive fluid and try again.
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post #10 of 17
I have a 0.72v vdroop on my IP35 Pro.
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