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Old 10-11-2008, 08:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hey guys I have a gigabyte ga-965p-ds3 and when I check voltages in cpuz or everest ultimate it shows approx 0.038V off from what i set in the bios.

eg. shows up 1.312V when I set to 1.35V

also the bios just shows VCore OK and it doesn't actually state the voltage so does anyone have the same problem from this board?
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Default Re: voltage accurate?

anyone???
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Default Re: voltage accurate?

this is cpu droop... caused by heating of the CPU, which increases resistance in the semiconductor, which in turn affects a drop in the voltage... the 965 chipset is not too bad for this, but the P45 chipset for example is prone to droop up to 0.1V! this is really nothing to be worried about, its completely normal
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