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So I have my voltage on my sig rig set to 1.500 for the CPU. However the BIOS is reading 1.488. Is this something I need to be worried about (bad 5v rail on the psu?) Or is it normal?
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It is called vdroop. It is totally normal.

Edit: Wait you have an AMD, now I could be outrageously mistaken, don't know if it is the same as Intel.

So TLDR: I don't know and this post may be useless now.
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when it is not under load then it will use less Vcore and CPU-Z will always show a little less than what it says in the BIOS, which is where you should be adjusting these values. Isn't 1.5V very very high? I am on expert on AMD CPUs but no intel CPU should really go past 1.4 and you have yours running at 1.5Vcore!
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when it is not under load then it will use less Vcore and CPU-Z will always show a little less than what it says in the BIOS, which is where you should be adjusting these values. Isn't 1.5V very very high? I am on expert on AMD CPUs but no intel CPU should really go past 1.4 and you have yours running at 1.5Vcore!
AMD CPU's tend to run higher vcore's than same-era intels. My stock is 1.35 and my old Athlon II was 1.425 stock. But thanks +REP
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