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KT7 voltage mod. Over the 2.6 volts limit.

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Hey Rudy,
How hot is your voltage regulator getting, I did the mod to my pro2a with great success and I can get it way up over 2,15 with the trimmer I put on but that dam chip gets really hot, I'm just wondering if it is alright if the chip is that hot?
I accidentally bumped my stage two mod trimmers when I installed the Maze2 block. I could not understand why it was running two degrees hotter than with the Amazing block until I saw my core voltage. It was 2.45 volts!

Here is a pic of the mod the way I do it.


The solder points.

Sorry I used the proper image code. Looks like there is a problem here.
I’m beginning to wonder that myself. To get to 1291 mHz I had to run at least 2.16 volts. Now I have been able to lower the voltage to 2.05 and cruise at 1320 mHz. Burn in perhaps?

To be fair I have also changed water blocks, put a Cooler Master socket A cooler on the NorthBridge chip, switched to Artic Silver II and lapped my Birds core.

In any event, 2.65 volts is crazy although my box ran just fine with 2.45. Toast anyone?