Advise! Want to lower Vcore on I7 overclock Tags: CPUs Overclocking Intel i7 Last response: April 30, 2009 2:17 PM in Overclocking Share blackandblue April 30, 2009 7:44:15 AM Currently have i7 stable @3.8 ghz With Asus Rampage II Extreme using extreme tweaker. My Vcore is fairly high for my current overclock and Im looking for advice for lowering the cpu vcore while keeping system stability @ 3.8 ghz. Mother Board ( Asus Rampage II Extreme ) Drivers ( ) Bios ( 1306 ) CPU ( i7 920 ) CPU Cooler ( Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme ) Memory ( 3x2GB Corsair 1600 7 7 7 19) PSU ( ABS Tagan BZ 1100w ) GPU ( EVGA GTX295 ) Drivers ( 182.50 ) Operating System ( Vista 64) Extreme Tweaker AI Overclock Tuner (Manual) OC from CPU Level Up (Auto) OC from Memory Level Up (Auto) Cpu Ratio Setting (Auto) CPU Turbo Power Limit (Enabled) CPU Config C1E Support (Disabled) Hardware Prefetcher (Enabled) Adjacent Cache Line Prefetch (Enabled) Virtualization Tech (Disabled) CPU TM Function (Disabled) Execute Disable Bit (Disabled) HT Technology (Enabled) Active Processor Cores (All) A20m (Disabled) Speedstep Tech (Disabled) Turbo Mode (Disabled) C-State Tech (Disabled) Blck Freq (190) PCIE Freq (100) Dram Freq (1523 mhz) QPi Link Data Rate (6857 MT/s) DRAM Timings tcl (7) trcd (7) trp (7) tras (19) *All Other Timings on Auto* (including 2nd set and 3rd set) EPU II Phase Control (Full Phase) Load Line Calibration (Enabled) CPU Differential Amplitude (Auto) Extreme OV (Disabled) Voltages CPU (1.4625) CPU PLL (1.89542) QPI/DRAM Core (1.39375) IOH (1.1664) IOH PCIE (1.511) ICH (1.1134) ICH PCIE (1.511) DRAM Bus (1.65681) DRAM Ref *All Preset* Spectrum and Skew CPU Spread Spectrum (Disabled) PCIE Spread Spectrum (Disabled) CPU Clock Skew (Auto) IOH Clock Skew (Auto) More about : advise lower vcore overclock sharken April 30, 2009 8:29:40 AM similiar overclock using same things disabled, but I run vcore 1.2750 CPU pll 1.90 QPI/Dram 1.2750 Dram 1.64 Those settings for stable 3.8 upped some for 4.0 Running P6T deluxe True 120 AS 5 antec 900 Helloworld_98 April 30, 2009 10:17:36 AM it's his cpu not cooling etc, you got a bad cpu so you need the higher voltage for overclocks, and cooling won't make a major difference to your vCore. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer SirCrono April 30, 2009 2:17:35 PM You could try pencil modding your mobo to reduce vDroop, what you'll need: -A grpahite pencil -Your mobo -Cojones (Balls) The instructions are here: http://www.overclock.net/intel-motherboards/269840-asus... Do this at your own risk though. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Stabilizing an overclock at a lower VCore Forum SolvedI7 860 + DDR3 2000mhz (want lower CAS) Forum CPU VCORE won't lower after playing the game, cpu is not overclocked Forum SolvedWhat Kind of Liquid Cooler (Also i want it quiet) will i need to overclock the Intel i7 3930K to 4.7Ghz or 4.8Ghz? Forum SolvedWant To Overclock I7 3930K To 4.8ghz Forum i7 3770k Overclocked at 4.6 GHz at 1.4v - I need advise please. Forum Core i7 overclock - cant lower memory speed anymore Forum New to overclocking - i7 2600K Vcore. Forum i7 4770k doesn't want to overclock Forum I want to overclock my Intel i7 3770k Forum Hi want to overclock a i7 Forum Want to overclock to 3.6ghz on intel i7 920 Forum * I want to overclock my i7 920 to 3.4 * Forum I7 2600k/ASUS Sabertooth p67 I'm new to overclocking/wanting to learn. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !