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Can i edit my MBoard's BIOS, so that it can pump in higher voltage than 1.375v on my AthlonIIX4 620?

Or is the voltage limited by the CPU?
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post #2 of 21
yes you can. ... unless is an OEM mobo
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post #3 of 21
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I don't think its an OEM MBoard.

Anyway, how can i edit the BIOS?

EDIT: Nvm, found AMITool 1.61v.
Edited by Davidsen - 3/11/11 at 8:43am
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post #4 of 21
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I managed to have the "M4A78-ASUS-PRO-1701_SLIC.rom" file created. So, whats the next step if i want to edit the BIOS for higher voltage?
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post #5 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Davidsen View Post
I managed to have the "M4A78-ASUS-PRO-1701_SLIC.rom" file created. So, whats the next step if i want to edit the BIOS for higher voltage?
That looks like a BIOS update file

Go to BIOS --> AI Tweaker --> Processor Voltage
Edited by IOSEFINI - 3/11/11 at 9:07am
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post #6 of 21
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So, if i flash my MBoards with the newly created SLIC.rom, will it have a higher voltage option than 1.375v?
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post #7 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Davidsen View Post
So, if i flash my MBoards with the newly created SLIC.rom, will it have a higher voltage option than 1.375v?
You can not go higher if you use the "Processor Voltage" in BIOS? Thats weird
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post #8 of 21
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Currently with the 1601 BIOS, my 620 is limited to 1.375v in bios. Asking if the new BIOS would bypass that limit.
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post #9 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Davidsen View Post
Currently with the 1601 BIOS, my 620 is limited to 1.375v in bios. Asking if the new BIOS would bypass that limit.
Update the BIOS.
That voltage seems the stock voltage for that CPU, so the mobo(BIOS) should let you to lower/raise it.

Even the old BIOS should let you to raise it
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post #10 of 21
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1.375v is actually the highest i can get with 1601 for the X4 620, so i don't think its the stock voltage.

Anyway, i'll try out the new bios when i get back home.
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