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Should I attempt to lower CPU voltage?
Jan 29, 2012, 2:34 AM
I'm a noob at overclocking and this is my first attempt at overclocking a CPU.
I'm using an Intel i7-2600K and have been trying to overclock to 4.5GHz.
Previously, I tried using voltages all the way from 1.27v to 1.36v with Load-Line off. When using Prime95, I received the BSOD each time, with the best lasting 1 hour.
Today, I followed a video on youtube. Setting my voltage to 1.38v and with Load-Line on Level 4. My CPU now appears to be stable and on full load never goes above 65 degrees Celsius.
As you can see, I had not tried lower voltages with Load-Line on 4. My question is, should I? Or should I just be thankful that 1.38v is stable and not change it?
Jan 29, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
should attempt lower voltage
Jan 29, 2012, 2:42 AM
lower is always better ...as long as it's stable go for as low as you can
Jan 29, 2012, 10:10 AM
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