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I did the BSEL mod and Vid mod on a core2duo e4300 with the information I got from this link http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...mod-guide.html . The bsel mod took but I dont think the vid mod did. Vid mod did not show up in Core Temp or CPUZ. I did the 1.4 and the 1.45 mod neither would show up. Will this vid mod show up in software? Or do I have to use an ohm meter?


I would like to see if I can get 3ghz out of this cpu. So far I get 2.87ghz... ohh so close. Here are some pics.

help please



Edited by hucklebuck - 12/30/10 at 10:52pm
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post #2 of 4
Nice, haven't seen the BSEL mod being done in a while.

About the VID mod, it should work, but it's not necessarily visible in software monitoring utilities. They may be reading the original VID of the processor.

To see if it actually changed try this test:
*without the mod - run a stability tester (OCCT, prime, etc) for ~30mn and note the temperature where the CPU stabilises
*with the mod (VID upped) do exactly the same test. If temp goes up by a few °C then the mod works. The reason is overvolting increases CPU's heat throughput, thus temps.
*there is always the multimeter...

Good luck
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That CPU-Z screenshot is with C1E, EIST, SpeedStep on. I am going to guess you dont have the ability to disable them.

When you run a stress test check the voltage is a few different programs with the cpu @ 100% load
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Turning Speedstep off is one of the few options that I do have. And yes I have just turned it off a couple days ago.

I have seen the voltage go down a couple times but raise back up to default. Is it possible not to read it above default? Don't sound right though. Using a volt meter, where would I test for voltage?
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