desktop processors operate at a core voltage of either 2.2V or 2.4V, with
an I/O voltage of 3.3V. To determine the recommended core voltage of your
CPU, refer to the following diagram and compare with the markings on your
Note that there is always a certain amount of risk that a CPU may
be damaged when overclocked. Adjust your motherboard settings with care,
ensure adequate cooling, and shut down your system at the first sign of
lock-up or other trouble.
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