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where do you test your CPU voltage on the mobo w/ a multimeter?
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I'm not sure if you can do it from the MOBO. You'd have to pull out all your connections, fire up the PSU and check the voltages at the rails. I believe there was an FAQ on it a while back. Check there and see if you can find it. I would look for you but I need to get ready for work. There is a link to the FAQ section in my signature.
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Yeah you can. What's your motherboard model?
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Looks like he has a MSI K8N neo4

and like burn said, you can test it on your mobo..
    
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I learn something new each day, .
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The best way to test a PSU is when it is operational, running the MB and system, that way you will see if the Rails droop under load etc.

For the Vcore this will be a matter of finding the right location on the MB, some surface mount capacitor or such like that helps the Vcore.. find this can be a lot of trial and error.

For the DFI nF4 there are pics in the FAQ .. but for the MSI it will be a matter of searching to see if someone else has done this.

Always be very careful when testing as a slip with the probe could short the MB and damage the system and more.
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exactly why i don't go probing MSI motherboards....
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Have a look on your MB somewhere near the 4-Pin +12v Pwr2 connector... do you see this?



As testing between C655 should give you the Vcore reading....

(Taken from a Vmod site )
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