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Lowering Voltage on 3570k

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January 27, 2013 8:33:44 PM

I guess I could just play with it and see what happens, but I wanna see if any of you have overclocked and gone below 1.216V, which is what mine is at, at 4.0GHz. I saw a article where people over downed the voltage to about 0.980 or something like that on stock speeds, so I'm sure you could lower it a little bit on a 4.0Ghz OC.

Any advice or information would be appreciated.
Thanks.

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January 27, 2013 8:37:14 PM

abCasPeRR said:
I guess I could just play with it and see what happens, but I wanna see if any of you have overclocked and gone below 1.216V, which is what mine is at, at 4.0GHz. I saw a article where people over downed the voltage to about 0.980 or something like that on stock speeds, so I'm sure you could lower it a little bit on a 4.0Ghz OC.

Any advice or information would be appreciated.
Thanks.


There is only one way to know for sure and that is to do it and then test it with Prime 95. If it doesn't give you a BSOD than it should be fine.
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January 27, 2013 8:49:38 PM

rds1220 said:
There is only one way to know for sure and that is to do it and then test it with Prime 95. If it doesn't give you a BSOD than it should be fine.


Ok, how much should I lower it at a time ?
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January 27, 2013 10:09:06 PM

I ran 4.0 with 1.208 volts for a while.
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January 27, 2013 10:09:44 PM

abCasPeRR said:
Ok, how much should I lower it at a time ?


0.005 volts.

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January 27, 2013 10:12:09 PM

very little at a time. Just as if you were raising the voltages for overclocking the same goes for undervolting. Adjust the voltages at a little at a time and test. Repeat until it is unstable then slightly raise the voltages to a stable level. After that run a Prime 95 test for atleast a full 24 hours.
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January 27, 2013 11:21:10 PM

Z1NONLY said:
0.005 volts.


Ok thanks I'll give it a try.
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January 27, 2013 11:21:25 PM

Best answer selected by abCasPeRR.
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