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High VRM temp makes OC unstable

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The voltage with misleading you for. But how the vdroop does not make the temp lower? 1.28v in bios and at load vcore only 1.245 but temp is the same as I use 1.36v on the prime.
 
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The voltage with misleading you for. But how the vdroop does not make the temp lower? 1.28v in bios and at load vcore only 1.245 but temp is the same as I use 1.36v on the prime.

Software voltage readings can be inaccurate... so like I said you need to experiment.
 
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The voltage with misleading you for. But how the vdroop does not make the temp lower? 1.28v in bios and at load vcore only 1.245 but temp is the same as I use 1.36v on the prime.
Heat comes from the power loss of a cpu which is dissipated as heat, so you would have to compare the power the cpu draws at the prime and at the apex, not only the VCore.

The ripple effect is also a factor to take into consideration. You need less VCore at the apex to get stable under load compared to the prime as the vrm is more efficient at the apex. But the power the cpu draws is the same.
 
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While that is true, living in this level of minutia for ambient overclocks is a waste of time. For all intents and purposes, all three boards listed will bring this CPU to the same overclock.... in other words, the seeming hard wall limits these CPUs have.
This. Don't buy into the marketing unless you are gunning for record scores. And when you do buy in, go all the way or its a waste of time anyway.
 
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