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Oh, and if it is any consolation (did I spell that right?), my Vcore is fluctuating from 1.62, to 1.63.
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post #102 of 111
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And yes I know that is hot, also..
Up to par? You mean the same in CPUz and all that, if that is what you mean, then no.
Active PFC? What in the world is that?
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active pfc makes your psu more efficient... meaning it draws less power from the wall to make it's rated power, creates less heat...
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So, what am i supposed to do with that now?
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Simply put, an Active PFC stabilizes the power.

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Active PFC The preferable type of PFC is Active Power Factor Correction (Active PFC) since it provides more efficient power frequency. Because Active PFC uses a circuit to correct power factor, Active PFC is able to generate a theoretical power factor of over 95%. Active Power Factor Correction also markedly diminishes total harmonics, automatically corrects for AC input voltage, and is capable of a full range of input voltage. Since Active PFC is the more complex method of Power Factor Correction, it is more expensive to produce an Active PFC power supply."
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Oh, I thought you were talking of a BIOS option. Hmm...well I am kinda broke, so new big OC for me then. At least untill I get some more money.
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thing bout PSU's
is that they are such a rudimentary piece of equipment that have such large room for error. you could drop 120$ on a psu and it be doa or unstable, sometimes paying more for it will give you a better chance that its good.
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So, I guess when I get the money I will have to buy a new PSU then eh?
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Guys I need help too.

Whenever I set my RAM to be lower than 333Mhz, I would get a POST error. Can anyone with A8N-series help me out?

And I was wondering where exactly is the RAM divider.
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Guys I need help too.

Whenever I set my RAM to be lower than 333Mhz, I would get a POST error. Can anyone with A8N-series help me out?

And I was wondering where exactly is the RAM divider.

that is the RAM divider. you should start a new thread.... what cpu and what ram do you have?
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