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In Network-on-Chip the effectiveness of the network resource allocation is demonstrated by the flow control mechanism. There are two types of flow control mechanisms: buffered and bufferless. Compared to buffered flow control methods, buffer less flow control mechanisms are easier to use, need less power, and take up less space. When there are congestion and resource conflicts, it experiences higher packet loss and packet misrouting inside the network. A good buffered control mechanism useful as it overcomes the limitations of buffer less mechanism. There are numerous buffered and bufferless flow control methods available. In this paper, signaling-based Virtual Output Queue Router Arbiter Mechanism is used to explore credit-based flow control. This mechanism worked on new concept that is “stress value”. This information is generated in the form of credit whenever any input buffer has free space. Then, using this credit data, the node's stress value is determined. Free buffer space takes precedence over stress value if it is bigger. The stress value will increase if there is less available buffer space. To handle the congestion problem, the signaling block then sends this stress value to a neighboring router. To help the arbitrator make a more accurate decision, the crediting system constantly operates in tandem with arbitration.