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i was reading up about oc'ing to get myself familiar and i downloaded cpu-z. i opened it up just to look at what my system is at and noticed that my core voltage it at 0.98V
is that fine?
    
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If its stable then absolutely.

Intel spec for LGA1366 is 0.8v - 1.375v (What they count as "safe" voltages) so you will be fine. Especially since I assume that is on stock settings?

At stock with processor will downclock itself when its not under load, which would account for the low voltage. Then when it goes under load it will increase clocks to the stock speed and a voltage probably more around 1.2v (at stock, rated clocks).

So 0.98v is no need for concern.

Now get to overclocking that baby!
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alright thanks
yeah i noticed as i used more programs or such they both changed.
i just have a quick question. do you know what the multiplier for it 950's are?
    
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No Problem

Pretty sure its 23 x 133MHz (since that will give you the 3.06GHz)

AFAIK the i7 9xx CPU's prefer odd multipliers (x19, x21, x23 and so on) so adjust the BCLK before you touch the multiplier, I think the multi can only go up to 24x anyway
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