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Just can't seem to wrap my head around this one. I was thinking shorting or lowering resistance between ground and vdroop pin would lower or eliminate vdroop, but it didn't work. Board wouldn't post when I lowered the 3K resistance to 1.5K.



Here's the datasheet attached.
    
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what about caps in series to lower resistance is that possible. It would keep the current where it needs to be while lowering the resistance of the circuit. Caps in parrellel. Cl explained it to me once under a diffrent context but I think its the same principle???
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CL3P20 View Post
This.


You get 1/2 the original 'uF' in series, but roughly double ESR.. As well, keep in mind, that the OEM PCB layout has its capacitors lined in series as well....so you would be effectively just adding a 3rd or 4th "stage".. [referring to the above pic of the capped 480].

*as for a mobo, you will want to add your caps in series as well to the existing set around the CPU and NB socket/area..rarely on a mobo PCB will you ever see caps in series, as the current demands are not as intense [prolly good idea for high vcore clocking]. Be careful though..adding more caps can just make things that much more difficult to insulate...and failure to contain the extreme cold will result in shorted caps, dead hardware, or just buggy CB issues in general...

heres the quote from a different thread I was wrong you would need to balance the capacitance some how not sure if its worth it.
    
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It's for a motherboard that is on loan. Don't really want to be doing any heavy modding to it. Just try'n to figure out a vdroop pencil mod.
    
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Hey Pizzaman. Im looking for the exact same thingi. Made a thread just a few days ago. Is it the m4a79t deluxe boards U have on loan? Im trying to get answers from asus forum as we speak. Ill defenitly let U know if I get an answer
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No the board i sent him is the M4N98TD EVO
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Hey Pizzaman. Im looking for the exact same thingi. Made a thread just a few days ago. Is it the m4a79t deluxe boards U have on loan? Im trying to get answers from asus forum as we speak. Ill defenitly let U know if I get an answer
Thought your board had the EPU IC?
    
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No it has the same chip.(m4a79t deluxe mobo). At least I`ve been told so. Im @ work so cant realy check it my self. Here is a pic of the mobo. Not a close up but fairly ok resolution.

U havent found out anything yet? If I read the datasheet right. Shouldnt this chip support LLC? Shorting pin #4 and #5??
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post #9 of 31
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Got a few things to try. After chatting with Carlos at BTUK, I think I'm going to play with the OffSet pin first.
    
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Sounds great. Keep up the good work and please post results if U find a solution....
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