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HP set the Vcore so high its its not even funny and i cant set it down cause of the locked BIOS.
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Most likely a false reading. If you were at 1.6-1.7 your CPU wouldn't be idling at 35-45C and would be dead within a week or two.

Common Sense ftw.
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I've avoided HP since 2008
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Did you update the BIOS to the latest? I'm sure it's the chip. I don't think HP maliciously sets high vcores.

EDIT: or a bad reading like LethalRise750 said.
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those temps... it wouldnt be right lol...
    
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Highly doubt cause the first day i bought it was like that ima attempt to goto the BIOS and see if it actaully reads the voltage.
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Highly doubt cause the first day i bought it was like that ima attempt to goto the BIOS and see if it actaully reads the voltage.

If it's more than a month old, those voltages are false.
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Most likely a false reading. If you were at 1.6-1.7 your CPU wouldn't be idling at 35-45C and would be dead within a week or two.

Common Sense ftw.
kentsfield are pretty damn hard to kill with voltage.
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I remember that this model was recalled because of a bad fan on the graphics card which i changed a couple weeks ago
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kentsfield are pretty damn hard to kill with voltage.

Regardless, his temperatures are too low to be at 1.7v I doubt HP moved to high end liquid cooling.
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