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More voltage on the ABIT KT7A-raid

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Leo

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Feb 24, 2001
I need to get more voltage to my cpu to overclock it

I saw a couple of guides that add the restor?

Any suggestions or links to more guides or instructions?
 

Colin

Arctic Silver Senior
Joined
Dec 19, 2000
If you do the simple resistor mod, you will probably end up wanting more. This will help you get the most voltage out of your board and you will only have to do the soldering once.

KT7-R Voltage Mod
The basics are a couple of 47k ohm trimmers connected between pin 7 and ground, and pin 10 and ground, of the IC that controls the processors voltage. I mounted mine on a small piece of breadboard stuck to the bottom of my case with Velcro. The whole project took under 20 minutes. To make the soldering easier, I would recommend using a third hand device to hold a pre-tinned lead to the IC leg.

Turn the trimmers to full resistance and boot the PC. Running VIA’s Hardware Monitor, slowly dial the pin 7 trimmer until you get maximum voltage. Mine peaked at 2.11 volts. Then slowly dial the pin 10 trimmer until the screen blanks and then back it off a bit. Your machine may reboot if you go to far. Pin 7 sends the voltage to the CPU, pin 10 sets the maximum voltage. Once the trimmer for pin10 has been set for maximum voltage you can then dial the pin 7 trimmer up for more voltage. I understand that 2.5 volts is about the maximum but have not read of anyone going past 2.3 volts for operation. Note that if you are air cooled you could overheat your CPU real fast. Be careful or your CPU could end up a crispy critter!

The 1st Phase of Voltage Mod with the vcore maxed out at 2.12v:
http://www.amdzone.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=368

The 2nd Phase of Votage Mod with the vcore maxed out at 2.30v: