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Old 02-08-2008, 05:53 PM   #1
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I just turned down my CPU voltage to 1. It was 1.2 before. Now im getting 35c on my CPU temp. What does CPU voltage do? Does it decrease performance if i turn it down?
EDIT: I set it to 1.05
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CPU's run on electricity, cpu voltage is the amount of volts provided to the cpu to run.

1.0v is a good voltage if it is stable, have you tested for stability with prime95?

I couldn't get mine stable with less than 1.1v
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CPU's run on electricity, cpu voltage is the amount of volts provided to the cpu to run.

1.0v is a good voltage if it is stable, have you tested for stability with prime95?

I couldn't get mine stable with less than 1.1v
What do you mean stable? Does turning down the voltage decrease the performance?

EDIT: How do i test for stability in Prime95?
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Stable is being able to run at full load without crashing the programme, prime95 is designed to load up all four cores to 100%, if your cpu isn't stable then one or more of the "worker threads" in prime95 will crash.

No it won't decrease performance.
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Stable is being able to run at full load without crashing the programme, prime95 is designed to load up all four cores to 100%, if your cpu isn't stable then one or more of the "worker threads" in prime95 will crash.

No it won't decrease performance.
So how do i set up Prime95 for testing?
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D/load it and run the stress test
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D/load it and run the stress test
torture test?
EDIT: Or do i just click File>Start
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Should i try going to 1.0 instead of 1.05?
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lol, I'll have to have a look, torture test iirc, I've just formatted too so I'll have to reinstall it.

Won't be long
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lol, I'll have to have a look, torture test iirc, I've just formatted too so I'll have to reinstall it.

Won't be long
Ohkay... What affects how low the voltage can go without being stable?
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