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What should I trust? Mobo LED Readout or CoreTemp?

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I've got an EVGA X58 SLI3 mobo. Whenever the post is completed, it will show the CPU temp on the LED readout integrated on the mobo. Coretemp is currently showing 70c max on prime, and my board is telling me 55c. What's going on here...
post #2 of 6
Different readings? Core temp takes readings from sensor A and MoBo takes them from sensor B?
Use HW monitor or something see waht that says.
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I believe that CoreTemp tells you the temperate of your CPU cores, but the mobo tells you the temperature of your CPU. If you launch HWMonitor or E-Leet it will show core temps and CPU temps. I know that CoreTemp is telling me I'm at 39c on my first core but my mobo is telling me my CPU temp is 29c.
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Mobo must be reading the physical outer temp of the cpu maybe...
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my old evga 3way sli e760. showed the cpu temp on the led readout. 10C lower than the cores itself.
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Wren I have my netbo0ok connected to my iROG port and I am overclocking coretemp tells me I am at 70C when the iROG direct from the motherboard says it is at 55C. Just to be safe I look at the coretemp ones. I really have no idea which ones I should be looking at though. According to my mobo my CPU has way more to go and according to core temp I should stop the OCing where I am.
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