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Hi all.
I'm taking a turn with my sig rig. I don't need the extra power for now so I've decided to undervolt.

Now, I have a few questions:

I have no idea what is the stock voltage on my CPU. Everything in the BIOS is on Auto. However, CPU-Z reads it as 1.268 at stock when idle. Can this be accurate?

Should Cool and Quiet be on?

What do you guys think is a good undervolt for my CPU?

Testing in prime, what is a good setting to use? Blend?
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Well as you know i had the same chip as you and mine use to run at 1.15v and CnQ use to be off...at the low voltage you will drop so many degrees of temps CnQ...don't really need it
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Well as you know i had the same chip as you and mine use to run at 1.15v and CnQ use to be off...at the low voltage you will drop so many degrees of temps CnQ...don't really need it
Weeeey. I getting BSoD at 1.225v.
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