Forum discussion tagged with voltage.
  1. M

    Question New Motherboard Seems To Destroy RAM

    I'm building a new desktop rig for photo editing. Because memory is key, I picked a motherboard that takes up to 128GB. BIOS / UEFI Version 6.05 ME Firmware - CPU - Intel Core i9-13900K 3 GHz 24-Core LGA 1700 Processor CPU Fan - ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 420 Motherboard - ASRock...
  2. corbieristan

    Question I messed up my computer.... wonder what went wrong

    So i have this old computer from 2015 that i had build at the time and i was looking to sell it to a friend for cheap(it was working flawlessly until today...). I wanted to add a fan and put new thermal paste, which i did today. it worked fine for an hour, then it shut down on its own. I...
  3. m4r1n7

    Question G.skill trident x 2400mhz 2x8gb with hyper fury X 1866 mhz 2x8gb on Maximus VII Hero ?

    Hello Ive bought Hyper Fury x 2x 8gb 1866mhz ram that Ive paired with my Trident X G .skill 2400mhz cl10 2x8gb ram I wanted to have 32gb ram on 1866 mhz speed but It wont let me use 1866 mhz only 1800, computer crashes otherwise, got blue screen or won't even start. And when I was booting first...
  4. K

    Question Ryzen 5600G voltage drops

    My new ryzen 5600G voltage drops from 1.300 to even 0.400(Aida64 and cpuz monitoring) and 0.070 ryzen master monitoring. Both happens only when the pc is fully idle and I don't even move the mouse. Is this normal or not?
  5. S

    [SOLVED] Undervolting my i7 13700K

    Today I decided to undervolt my i7 13700K. And I also changed Changed Long duration power limit and short duration power limit. What I did are as follows (1) Disabled enforce all limits (2) Changed Long duration power limit and short duration power limit 125 and 253 respectively (3) Global core...
  6. mrmaruniversal

    [SOLVED] i5 4460 @ 1.7 Vcore

    Machine: dell inspiron 3847 Selected CPU: i5 4460 Not much to explain besides this CPU is using a constant 1.726V at idle, under load, etc. (Stating to HW MONITOR & HW INFO) This unit used a MAX of 35watts during AIDA 64 Stress Test and temps maxed out at 66C on the package. Core VIDS maxed at...
  7. E

    Question Overvolt and Power Percentage Increase Causing Shut Downs? or Faulty Component?

    I upgraded to an EVGA RTX 3070 XC3. Temps are amazing - 60c max. However, I have experienced random shut downs while gaming (3D Mark not enough to cause shut downs but happened in 2 games so far). The PC shuts off abruptly, PSU needs turned off and on to reboot. (some lights still active, such...
  8. F

    Question High idle CPU core voltage ?

    Hi so recently i had to clear cmos and lost all my BIOS settings while redoing the settings on my 5600x i noticed that HW info was reporting a high idle CPU core voltage 1.325-1.425 while not doing anything at all really ( just HW info open ) , under load like cinebench R23 the core drops to...
  9. S

    Question How do I increase HT Link voltages in AM3+ ASUS motherboards?

    Hello there, I use an FX-8350 with ASUS Crosshair V Formula Motherboard and I want to increase the HT Link speed. How do I go about increasing the voltage? I’ve searched around the BIOS and I’m stuck on this last part to overclock as I don’t see any voltage to tweak in regards to HT Link. I’ve...
  10. P

    Question CPU showing 3volt in bios and CPU-Z

    BIOS shows: View: https://i.imgur.com/ExQfuTW.jpg CPUID HWMonitor on the left and CPU-Z on the right: View: https://i.imgur.com/QecsxGR.jpg But somewhat worryingly, CPUID shows the VCORE voltage as 3.056volt: View: https://i.imgur.com/36BW68j.jpg And because I dont believe either CPUID or...
  11. parmi93

    [SOLVED] Overclock i7-7700k Vcore too high

    I built my desktop 5 years ago with this components: CPU: i7-7700k @ 4.20 GHz (Turbo boost: 4.5GHz) [delidded] Mobo: Asus Maximus IX Extreme GPU: Gigabyte - GTX 1080 Ti Waterforce WB Xtreme Edition 11G RAM: 32GB - G.Skill - Trident Z RGB - DDR4 3600Mhz - 32GB (8GBx4) - 16-16-16-36 PSU: Seasonic...
  12. raptor2012rom

    [SOLVED] Random Crashes and BSOD , is it a motherboard fault ?

    Hi guys. I have some of an old PC that I can't seem to fix. I got random freezes in the system or while gaming sometimes. At the time I've got 12gb RAM (4gb Crucial and 8gb kingston). Thought the motherboard (Asrock 960gm-vgs3 fx) wasn't compatible with the ram so I bought 2x 4GB sticks of...
  13. M

    Question BSOD and RAM stick dead 24 hours after replacing failing PSU

    Good morning, So my PSU EVGA 750 watt Bronze had been failing for a little while. I probably continued to use it for a month as it started to make a grinding noise under high load, but eventually would calm down. Once it started to make the noise consistently I replaced it with an EVGA Gold 750...
  14. LORYT699

    [SOLVED] core vs ring ratio

    Hi, The question is: For gaming is better have increase cpu ratio or ring(cache) ratio?Does ring ratio actual give some visible benefits? I have an i5 9600k at 4.5(actually I m about to bring it to 4.6 he can cause I tried it)(is at all core btw, I don t know why my mobo do not save oc for each...
  15. sam382022

    Question DRAM voltage at 1.2v to 1.35v

    I have an ASUS G732LXS-94 motherboard (laptop) with 64GB of DDR4-3200MHZ memory at 1.2v. Is it possible to upgrade ram DDR4-3200MHZ at 1.35v to get a better CAS Latency?
  16. D

    Question Need help choosing an AVR

    Hello, First of all, i dont know if this is the best place to ask this question but it is PSU related, sorry if its the wrong forum. Recently i moved and in my new apartment i had some problems with elecricity. A couple times a day my pc screens would turn off for a second, literarly just go...
  17. PaPies

    Question Help with overclocking a 10700K ?

    Hello. So I have an 10700K that I've decided to overclock to 5.0. The problem is that the voltage seems to be too high in my opinion, or maybe it isn't, I don't know, that's why I am here. I've used BIOS self overclock where it says two options, Gaming Profile which is +1 and Advanced Profile...
  18. S

    Question MSIAfterburner -Is it safe to transfer MSIAfterburner.cfg to another laptop with a different GPU?

    When backing up MSIAfterburner files, is it a bad idea to transfer your MSIAfterburner.cfg and Profile.cfg files which had previous undervolt settings to a new laptop with a different GPU? Will the undervolt settings not apply because it detects a new GPU? What if this GPU was the same exact...
  19. wizacss

    Question CPU high voltage on auto.

    Hello, I recently noticed that my 3200G, while gaming, even on not so heavy games, reaches 1.5v core voltage, and accordingly the temps go up too, even reaching 80-85 on heavier games, almost reaching 90 while benchmarking. Everything in the BIOS is on auto, except for a little oc on the iGPU...
  20. Z

    Question Ryzen 5 3600 voltage ?

    Anyone knows what's safe voltage at 3.6GHz ?
  21. P

    [SOLVED] Corsair RM6500x AC INPUT voltage between U.S and Europe differs?

    Hello! I'm in urgent need of replacing my RM6500x (2016) Corsair power supply. I can order one from amazon.us but I'm living in Lebanon (Middle East) which uses 240V as AC Input (Similar to Europe) I know that the U.S uses 110V but I wonder If corsair builds are universal? Is it safe to buy a...
  22. Saithies2

    Discussion HP TG01 Power Supply Upgrade WIP

    So I got the HP TG01-2003W gaming computer pretty cheap. It games nicely but basically locks you out of any meaningful upgrades besides ram and storage space. Since other HPs have proprietary connectors that are overcome by an adapter cable like this one...
  23. V

    Question Trying to achieve 5.0GHz on my Gigabyte Z390 AORUS + i9-9900KF. Voltage is reading higher than what I set in BIOS.

    Hi all, here's my specs: Multiplier is set to 50 and VCore is set to 1.335. Here's my BIOS settings: I disabled Speed Step and EIST I disabled C-States I set Ring Ratio to 47 I disabled Ring to Core Offset (Down Bin) AC/DC Load Line is set to Auto AVX Offset is set to 1 Here's my...
  24. P

    Question Is it normal for the second 8-pin connector to have less power than the first?

    I just saw this in GPU-Z and was wondering if it's a normal thing or is the cable faulty? I'm using 2 cables for the two 8-pins in my gpu, not 1 cable split into 2. GPU: Asus ROG STRIX RTX 3070 PSU: 750W 80+ Gold Corsair RM
  25. AxelG

    Question Overclocking i5 6600k

    Hello, i was just wondering how high you really can push the vcore when overclokcing, The chip max is 1,52 according to intell and i wondered if 1,45v is too high for 4,8Ghz on 4 cores? When it gets a bluescreen, is that from overvoltage or undervoltage? And when it freezes is that because the...
  26. C

    Question CPU voltage keeps changing on its own

    Hi everyone, Recently I've been dealing with a very weird situation: the CPU voltage randomly surges to ~1.47V in Windows10 only whenever I do a sudden intense action (quick zoom in Google map, or video editing etc.). Then the voltage stays ~1.47V no matter the frequency. I have to reset the...
  27. Mr4Derop

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 7 1700x Having Kernel_Power 41 issues

    So recently (since february 14th), i've been receiving some temperature problems.(I've had kernel_power 41 crashes in total of 32.) My ryzen 7 1700x has been crashing at ~75C, which i think is really not good. All of that crashing was on 3.78ghz on 1.35V. I have raised the voltage to 1.4 and it...
  28. K

    [SOLVED] Undervolt for my CPU some how increases voltage

    I have a AMD 3600(no overclock) (artic 34 duo esports cooler) Basically, a few days a go i made a post because i was concerned about my CPU voltage. It was genreally 1.39-1.4 when playing games. Although temp was a problem maximum being 60c, averaging 55c. One of the suggestions was to undervolt...
  29. A

    [SOLVED] DRAM Voltages different in HWInfo than which set in BIOS

    I Use Crucial Ballistix 2666MHz CL 16 DRAM ( 8GB x 2 ), at OC to 3000MHz CL 15. I have set DRAM Voltage to 1.35v in BIOS ( Gigabyte B550m DS3H ). But HWInfo shows DRAM Voltage as 1.38v. Which voltage is actually in use by my RAM and what is the safe voltages for my DRAM Modules?
  30. K

    [SOLVED] Is around 1.39-1.4V acceptable when gaming ?

    System Configuration: Operating System: Windows 10 CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600(no overclock) GPU: RTX 3070 GAMING OC Motherboard: MSI B550 GAME-A-PRO RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8GB DDR4-3000 PSU: Corsair RM750 Gold Monitor: HP X27qc, 27 Inch QHD Curved Monitor, with included DisplayPort cable...
  31. Vax

    [SOLVED] Am I shortening my CPU's lifespan?

    CPU: i7 9700K Overclocked to 5.0GHz Average Temp(Cel): 35 idle / 65 stress test / 70 max ever seen Cooling system: AiO Corsair Elite Capellix water cooler. Top-mounted radiator. Voltage: 1.400 static Turned off throttling based on work load, so my CPU's non-stop always sitting at 5 GHz, instead...
  32. E

    Question CPU Over Voltage Error

    I've had this PC for about 3 years. When I boot up my PC I can randomly have a chance of running into a "CPU Over Voltage Error". The BIOS and CPU-Z show voltage around 1.35 which is normal. So it seems like maybe a false positive is happening somewhere on startup? Should I reflash bios? Flash...
  33. Tornik

    Question PSU turning off after seconds, issue source?

    Hi, I did a search on this but the few threads that sounded generally relevant were not specifically about this issue, so I thought I'd open this one. Issue: My PSU turns off after a couple of seconds of running after I turn it on. The fan starts spinning, and then the whole component shuts...
  34. R

    Question RX 470 thermal pad thickness ?

    What is the thickness for thermal pads on rog strix rx 470 ? i dont have any on my card and i think thats why my oc is crashing and idk why when i put higher core voltage on my oc my core clock starts fluctuating and my temps are good low 70c
  35. AntonLow

    Question Sudden Restarts due possibly PSU

    https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/why-does-my-pc-restart-randomly.3526908/ My pc tends to restart in a strange way when I launch certain games, and as I scrolled down on this post I became more rellieved cause the same problem is identical to mine, as I read I went through some tests and...
  36. AKUlby47

    [SOLVED] 12600k CPU not getting enough voltage ?

    I am building a new computer for just basic office work using an Intel 12600k and an Asus prime z690 wifi D4 and I noticed the CPU was capped at 400 MHz no matter what. It turns on boots into windows and everything no problem just slow CPU performance. There has also been no crashes. I have...
  37. S

    [SOLVED] Can I use 64 GB RAM kit (32x2) on Z170-P motherboard?

    Hello there! I have purchased 64 GB (32x2) RAM kit by Kingston, part number KF436C18BBAK2/64, specification: KF436C18BBAK2_64 (kingston.com) for my MB, Asus Z170-P ATX LGA1151 Motherboard, manual: E12045_Z170-P_UM_V3_WEB.pdf (asus.com). At the first glance I thought everything will be good...
  38. PetarStev

    Question Can I add 1.35v RAM to work with 1.5v RAM on Lenovo G580

    I've got a ramaxel rmt3170eb68e9w-1600 module that works at 1.5v. There's another empty slot to add RAM and I want to add another 4GB. I found RAM for sale that's 1.35v with all other same specs. Can they work together? I went to a computer store and the worker told me that it won't work but...
  39. S

    [SOLVED] USB ports have power when monitor HDMI plugged in

    So recently my GPU died and I have been doing diagnosis on my computer to find if something was wrong. Last night I discovered that if I plug in my Rival 650 Wireless Mouse into a usb port with the PC and PSU turned off, the lights on the mouse start blinking meaning the USB port actually has...
  40. LBCarvalho

    Question Can I connect PSU to the other 4 pins from a 12 pin EATX 12 V MoBo connector?

    Hi, every1, I have an ASUS motherboard model TUF Gaming X570 Plus. The 3.3 V voltage has been fluctuating a bit and this has made me waste a lot of time trying to find out why I couldn't make my SSD NVMe work properly. After finding out what the problem was, I could finally go ahead with my...