CPU Over Voltage Error

July 20, 2012 at 06:31:18
Specs: Windows 7
I don't know if I'm posting on the right forum or not so if I've broken any rule please inform me. The problem is I get this "CPU Over Voltage Error" message upon start up many times though it doesn't always show up every time I turn my system on. I know that this question has been asked many times before but I just want to know, since I don't know much about computers, if anybody has found the easy way to solve it. Here is my rig:

Motherboard: P5P43TD Pro
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 @2.93GHz
RAM: DDR3 4GB Dual Core
GPU: ATI Radeon HD 4650 GDDR3 512MB

I also want to know if my CPU Voltages are running at a normal rate or not. What concern me the most are the +3.3V Voltage and the +5V Voltage because it seems to me that they are supposed be below the specified voltages mentioned above, correct? Here is a picture of my CPU Vcore according to HWMonitor:


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July 20, 2012 at 11:09:12
Your safe Vcore range: 0.85V - 1.3625V
Your other voltages are fine, they just need to be within 5% of their nominal voltages.
The simplest way to correct your Vcore to the normal or default setting is to enter your BIOS set up and select 'Load Defaults'. To enter your BIOS set up you need to tab your Delete key repeatedly when you start your computer. To load defaults you tap F5 or go to the Exit tab and select 'load defaults', then Save and Exit. To navigate your BIOS Set up you will need to use your arrow keys, your enter key, and certain 'F' keys as indicated. The default setting should be just fine since you are obviously not overclocking your system, in fact it should still be fine even with a mild overclock.
If loading defaults does not solve this problem, you may need to manually set your VCore yourself. Before any manual setting, try setting your VCore to 'Auto' and see if that does it. Please ask for suggested settings to try before you begin manually setting it though.
Your manual: http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/In...

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July 20, 2012 at 14:21:01
Your CPU is a Core 2 Duo E7500. As stated by Fingers, the CPU voltage (vcore) range is 0.8500V-1.3625V. Notice that the max vcore in HWMonitor is shown as 1.58V.


The other voltages you mentioned are for the various power supply rails - +3.3v & +5v but it seems odd that no +12v rail is shown.

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