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what could possibly cause a jumping voltage? i just changed PSU's last night, swapped power outlets and the rest of that crap. and its still jumping up to 1.373 and down to 1.339. any reason or is that normal?
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What are you measuring it with? A digital multimeter is the best way.
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Uh, looks like you have a vcore Droop. Either by an insability of the motherboard while overclocking or a weak PSU or probably a combo of both. What is the Amps on your 12v rail? Also when does this happen? (during overclocking or on stock settings? And were do you get the vcore readings from?
    
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What are your 12volt amps??
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post #5 of 8
I would say that is aceptable to moderate vcore fluxulation as for what causes it i would have to guess it is the voltage regulation circuit on the mobo, and yes i have it as well on my new mobo and good qualtiy psu in my rig and yet am stable 9hrs+ in prime 95.
    
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post #6 of 8
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my PSU is a brand new Antec 550w truepower 2. it has dual 19A 12v rails and my mobo is a new MSI k8nNeo4. and i'm measuring it with CPUz because i don't have a multimeter lying around. i need to go buy one this weekend.
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post #7 of 8
Yes, a multimeter is the best thing to check it with... Fluxulations usually happen when your under a high OC or have a poor mobo/psu combonation (or one or the other)
But yes, digital multimeters are like 10 bux at fry's
    
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post #8 of 8
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i don't think i have a poor mobo/psu combo do i?
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