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GA-P67A-UD7 CPU voltage?

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Whenever i set the voltage in the BIOS no matter what i set it to it just ignores it and sets its automatically. For example I set the multiplier X40, CPU voltage to say 1.30 but it just will auto set to 1.36 which is to high for 4GHz. Does the same thing on F3 F6 and F7 BIOS updates


Lets play what is my CPU voltage?
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Do you have LLC enabled to Level 2?

Do you have EIST and C1E enabled or disabled?
    
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so this is what it should be?
load line calibration = level 2
speedstep = disable
CPU enhanced halt = disable

What voltage should it be for a 24/7 overclock (2600k) and will having all those settings like that really reduce the life of my CPU? because the scary red writing on the side of the BIOS tells me sooo! ='( if it reduces its life from say 10 years to 5 years who cares we will have new computers by then but if its like 10 years to 1 year
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use LLC level1 and it should set steady drop about 0.02v, what you are seeing is vdroop and vdrop, things that have always been there and LLC reverses them. What you set isn't what you get its not supposed to be for a healthy CPU its supposed to be lower.
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I wasn't suggesting any settings, just mentioned those settings for something that you should look at, based on your comments and questions.

I use C1E and EIST Disabled (+ High Performance Plan in windows), with Level 1 LLC
    
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