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so i set it to 1.5v in bios and i'm idling at 1.49v and loading at 1.41v

is it safe to idle so high ? since load is lower?
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so i set it to 1.5v in bios and i'm idling at 1.49v and loading at 1.41v

is it safe to idle so high ? since load is lower?
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???? vdroop is normal isnt it?
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Yeah vdrop is normal but you can disable it if you use LLC...
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it's not stable when i use LLC i think this asrock likes vdroop better

is it bad to idle at 1.5v? or just bad to load at 1.5v?
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it's not stable when i use LLC i think this asrock likes vdroop better

is it bad to idle at 1.5v? or just bad to load at 1.5v?
Well I can't really say because I'm not using SB but some claim up to 1.52V (according to Intel spec ) is ok others say don't go over 1.38V...
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so i set it to 1.5v in bios and i'm idling at 1.49v and loading at 1.41v

is it safe to idle so high ? since load is lower?
By idle do you mean 1600 mhz or one core oced? You might want to try setting to voltage by +/- in the bios so your chip can idle at decent volts.
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post #8 of 10
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what do you mean 1600mhz? i have c1e and all that power saving stuff disabled, it makes my OC unstable i think (or am i wrong???)

i'm fully stable right now 5ghz but just kind of worried about idling close to 1.5v, but when i stress test and game it drops down to 1.4-1.45
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what do you mean 1600mhz? i have c1e and all that power saving stuff disabled, it makes my 5ghz+ unstable i think
You're a brave man. That being said I read somewhere that according to an Intel rep these things are "good at 1.52 volts 24/7, whether or not that is true is a completely different story.
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If you never idle its cool.
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