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so everyone thinks the vcore is high, lower it to around 1.4ish and that will lower the temps some too if it runs stable at that speed,then u can oc further from there....you should only up the vcore AS NEEDED.
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post #12 of 27
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yeah i have needed to up the vcore, as the system was unstable at the default voltage.

remember - im at 4.5Ghz here - you guys running at 1.3 / 1.4v are only at 4.0 ish Ghz.
    
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post #13 of 27
It's not what GHZ you are at, it's percentage oc'd. You are not that far..I'm 3.2-4.10 which is .9ghz. You are 3.8-4.5 which is.7ghz.
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post #14 of 27
You can put your VCore up to 1.75 if you wish. Thats what mines at, OC'ed 1 gig to 3.390. I'm running temps of 35 idle and 45 load with no case fans (I KNOW). Vcore should exceed 1.6 imo.

btw im oc'ed almost 40% on my 2.4B
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post #15 of 27
Did you go from stock vcore to 1.5 in one shot? You need to test in small increments(SMALL).
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post #16 of 27
ya but u started at 3.8ghz,they started at 3.2-3.4, isnt your stock voltage like 1.32? did u just jump from stock to 1.5 or did u take it up in small incraments as need while OCing
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beat ya to it...lol
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LOL damn you!
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post #19 of 27
You only increase vcore to get stable. anything else is a waste and possiable future problems.
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post #20 of 27
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Originally Posted by Kopi
You can put your VCore up to 1.75 if you wish. Thats what mines at, OC'ed 1 gig to 3.390. I'm running temps of 35 idle and 45 load with no case fans (I KNOW). Vcore should exceed 1.6 imo.

btw im oc'ed almost 40% on my 2.4B
You have a different processor. Your advice if taken would damage his cpu for certain. You have a Northwood and his is a Prescott (570/670/671). It is also a newer iteration Prescott with even lower voltage requirements than the first (E) Prescotts in which your advice still would damage the processor.

This is not a flame however if I were you I would be careful with advice until you either learn a bit more or read a bit better.

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