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post #1 of 11
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I have a strange issues with the HW Monitor..

1) It shows that every core temp is 0... Why?

2) And also, when under load, it shows that the total processor wattage is 178W? How come? It's suppoused to be a processor with 125W TDP...

How to fix or understand those issues?

Thanks.
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post #2 of 11
It's not an issue. You've unlocked your CPU. This disables the temp sensors and raises the TDP.
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post #3 of 11
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Raises the TDP to 178W? This processor is like 955BE, I doubt the wattages are that different..

And also, I think I saw someone who had X4 B50, and he had the core temps detailed ><
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post #4 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by -X3- View Post
Raises the TDP to 178W? This processor is like 955BE, I doubt the wattages are that different..

And also, I think I saw someone who had X4 B50, and he had the core temps detailed ><
The wattage gets way higher, beilieve me. That's why so many ppl lost their MOSFETS by unlocking to quad/OCing 125W CPUs.

BUT HWMon's wattage monitor is faulty too. Reads mine wrong, so...

Also, the temp sensors sometimes work, depends on how the CPU was locked/unlocked, the specific CPU, the multiplier and so on. Don't know what exactly, but is commonly reported by ppl with unlocked/heavily OCd CPUs
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post #5 of 11
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I know and understand that the wattage goes much higher compared to the dual core, but I think the 178W value is false, as even thuban hex cores don't take so much wattage

By the way, what wattage does it read at your computer under load?
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I know and understand that the wattage goes much higher compared to the dual core, but I think the 178W value is false, as even thuban hex cores don't take so much wattage

By the way, what wattage does it read at your computer under load?
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post #7 of 11
It reads 105W on mine.
The CPU stock is 95W, I'm running it stock and undervolted.
So it is really 75W (according to PSU calculator), HWMon reports 105.
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post #8 of 11
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I see, thanks.

But B50's TDP is 125W, isn't that right?
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post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by -X3- View Post
I see, thanks.

But B50's TDP is 125W, isn't that right?
950's TDP is 125W. B50 - I don't know. There is some advanced power play in order to get different CPUs to same basic wattage - 65W, 95W, 125W. Unlocking/OCing neglects that, so B50 isn't quite the same as 950. But I guess it'd be somewhere in that region
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My 1090T reads 141.60 watts nomatter what I have it clocked at.So I think HWmonitor is screwedup.


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