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I am confused...how are you all determining voltages? All the sources are different for me. In my BIOS it is set to 1.275v @ 4.8 Ghz and in CPU-z I am getting 1.312v under load.

Which is correct? I assumed CPU-z because it increases the voltage under load, but someone in another thread said current versions of CPU-z are incorrect...
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CPU-Z may not be 100% accurate, but it is indeed correct. I have the same with my MSI P67A-GD55 where if I set 1.3V in BIOS, it makes it ~1.34V in Windows under load no matter what program is used. I'm sure someone has an actual explanation on why this happens though.
    
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That's what I figured.
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