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Old 01-03-08, 07:38 AM   #18
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Default Re: "Vdamper" Rocks my socks!

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Originally Posted by conroejoe
it reduces the resistance so that there is less droop. Vdroop is there to protect the CPU during load, however when you are overclocking and it's critical to maintain a minimum voltage for stability and it's dipping then this can be a problem. The vdroop mod, you pencil across the resistor removing or reducing the resistance to very little and you will maintain much more consistent voltage. The p5k introduced voltage damper which works very well.
Pencil mod FTW!!! I've done it on my board, but after reading this article I wonder if screwing with Vdroop may do more harm than good...
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