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I am in the middle of overclocking where I run Prime95 for stability and speedfan for temps but as im looking, its showing my Vcore in the 1.48 range when in BIOS i have it set at 1.425..and im pretty sure the highest stable running voltage on this smithfield is 1.475 if im not wrong, so I dont want to continue on until i find out which reading I should be going off of so I dont damage anything. thanks
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That is pretty normal in most boards. I dont know what the actual reason is but it does it on all my ASUS boards.
Anyways your smithfield can handle more voltage safely as long as your cooling is good. Id say stay bellow 1.525 if your temps are under 55C load. I ran my 820 clocked to 4.0 with 1.575v for a couple months with no problems, but this was on realy good water cooling.
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should i rely on the speedfan or bios for my max accurate reading?
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Speedfan is the only way you are going to find load temps, you cant put the system under load in the bios so that shouldnt be a guideline. SPeefan is pretty darn accurate and thats what I use, ASUS Probe is pretty good to, but I prefer speedfan over all others.
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