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Voltage Question..

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just put together my new pc !..............
asus maximus gene iii MB
i7 860 @ stock (2.8)
CPU PLL - 1.80

is that too high and if so what should i set it too
i would like to overclock it and i did buy an after market cooler
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post #2 of 7
More VTT
post #3 of 7
Moar
But keep and eye on those temps
50~Ok, but watch out
60~ Keep a close eye 0o
70~Slow down
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post #4 of 7
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too be quite honest im new to this and im not sure exactly what u mean.. lol. sry im a noob
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post #5 of 7
Default CPU PLL is 1.8 on my board, you can lower it to 1.6 and below which sometimes allows for higher overclocks.

Its one of the least important voltages though. The most important are CPU Vcore, VTT, DIMMv, QPI PLL.
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im in my bios and the voltages read like this
Current voltage: 1.118V 1.799V 1.118-1.124 fluctuates

also i just installed some gskill 1600 (test - 1.5v ram) and i have to set it to 1600 to use it which increases my dram bus to 1.81
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post #7 of 7
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when i click memory level up on my board it says select ok to use current dram voltage setting. select cancel to increase dram voltage automatically
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