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I know what the startup vid "does" but what it it used for and/or what is it useful for?
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Originally Posted by Urufu_Shinjiro
I know what the startup vid "does" but what it it used for and/or what is it useful for?
It gives voltage to the CPU when you boot. Therefore, when overclocking with high voltages, it can be useful to increase if your system isn't booting.
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I'm usually pretty quick to catch on but, ...huh?
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Its like the choke on a car, it gives a little more fuel (voltage VID) when first started
    
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In other words, If you are running an overclock with higher volts, increase your startup value some...you want to make sure your computer can start with your OC dont you? I have yet to see a difference, I set it at startup, but I always change stuff all the time.
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