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Old 03-04-09, 08:19 AM   #3
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Default Re: Q6600 almost got 3.2ghz but need help with voltage

Originally Posted by hell_of_doom227 View Post
What is VID on that CPU? 1.32? It's not voltage. If you install and run coreTemp it will tell you VID. Lower number is better.
Ah ok... Coretemp shows Vid = 1.325. I took that to mean the current voltage. Good job I didn't keep cranking it up

I assume cpuz is showing the correct voltage then? Unfortunately I didn't check the voltage whilst the cpu was idle. But under 100% load is was 1.26v initially and later 1.28v. I assume if the idle voltage <1.35v then I can safely up the bios voltage to 1.36+ and as long as cpuz never goes over 1.35v whilst idle my cpu is safe?
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