Subject: Re: frequency/voltage tables in EST driver
To: Thomas E. Spanjaard <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/13/2006 07:23:34
On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 12:46:43AM +0000, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
> Michael van Elst wrote:
> >The interesting part is that the voltage for the maximum frequency
> >is specified as a range. For M760 2GHz that is 1.260V to 1.356V.
> Intel calibrates the minimum VID a processor can use for each FID at 
> assembly time. As such, there are several performance bins off the 
> production lines besides those that determine the general maximum frequency.

How do you find out that 'minimum VID'?

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."