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Does a CPUs VID mean anything?

spixel

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My e8400 has a VID of 1.2750 and its now running at 4.25ghz on 1.26v stable under orthos, so far.

So yeah, does a VID actually mean anything cause I see alot of threads where people ask what someones VID is when they post a good OC.

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My e8400 has a VID of 1.2750 and its now running at 4.25ghz on 1.26v stable under orthos, so far.

So yeah, does a VID actually mean anything cause I see alot of threads where people ask what someones VID is when they post a good OC.

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Lower VID is good because the cpu is using less voltage at stock. This means less heat. So this usually translates to more overclocking headroom.
 

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^^ what he said there really isn't anything to add to that. But a lower VID doesn't always mean a better overclock
 
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