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What? 2.9v on an i7-870?

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Can this be correct? The rig is a stock Gateway fx6840-15e. No OC ability on the Mobo but I would think this thing would have melted if correct. Is there any other way to check?

[IMG] By null at 2010-12-27[/IMG]
    
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It must be a bug or else that cpu would be fried.
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bug. trust this lol... ur cpu would be dead before u would know.
    
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Well OCCT shows the vcore at 3.9v so something is up.
    
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Miscalibrated motherboard sensors.
    
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Do you have the latest CPU-Z version?

Maybe a bios update would help (try it as a last effort)?
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Originally Posted by SecrtAgentMan View Post
Do you have the latest CPU-Z version?

Maybe a bios update would help (try it as a last effort)?
Good luck finding the Bios for an OEM motherboard. I had a Gateway desktop and I knew the model of the Foxconn motherboard, but newer Bioses weren't available on the internet.

OP, don't worry about it. OEM computers sometimes have these little glitches because the motherboard isn't recognized by some programs like CPU-Z and OCCT, for all you know the Bios displays voltage in the (1.)XX range. Your computer would have fried itself by now if it was running at that voltage. You probably won't be able to find a Bios update, and it probably won't help. Just assume your CPU is running at stock voltage and the software is wrong and leave it at that.
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