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Hey all,

So ive got some messed up temps.
I have an Amd Athlon II X2 215 is a dualcore it is oc from 2.7 to 3.5 on air no xtra voltage. I do not know what to think or believe.

I downloaded coretemp as well as HW monitor and speedfan they are all saying that my temp for the cpu is 15*C!? That just doesnt seem right to me, the temp in the bios says 34*C so should i believe the three programs or the bios? It does have cool n' quite enabled and i have my fans running at 100% anytime it is on and there are 2 intake 1 exahust fans with an aftermarket tower twin fan cooler but it just seems like it is off because my current temperature in my case is like 31*C SO isnt it not possible to get temps lower than the case temp? Even with my cooling?

my rooms temp is like 70*F so idk.

Any help/guidance would be greatly appreciated.

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Attachment 213790

Here is a picture of all the temps u could possibly want that i can get you.
    
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i would trust bios.... Your oc should idle from 25-30 c In that range
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Sounds like you have ACC or any of the core unlocking features turned on or something. Do the temps move at all within the software readings, like under loads? When you turn on the core unlocking features on unlockable Phenom II's it screws up the on die temp sensors, always reading like 0c or 10c, etc. It may or may not be something related to that. Not sure if the Athlon II's suffer from the same thing, or if simply turning ACC on period on any chip, unlockable or not, will fubar the sensors.
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Sounds like you have ACC or any of the core unlocking features turned on or something. Do the temps move at all within the software readings, like under loads? When you turn on the core unlocking features on unlockable Phenom II's it screws up the on die temp sensors, always reading like 0c or 10c, etc. It may or may not be something related to that. Not sure if the Athlon II's suffer from the same thing, or if simply turning ACC on period on any chip, unlockable or not, will fubar the sensors.
thanks but no thats not the problem, my board doesnt have acc and it does move not stuck so should i adjust the offset in coretemp to adjust for it? if so how much to be as accurate as possible?
    
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post #6 of 9
The bios is most likely reading the actual on die core temps and speedfan, etc is reading the IHS sensor. There are two different sensors, one on the actual die itself and one external reading just outside the internal heat spreader. The die temps are going to be higher of course, and the one you should be going by. Sounds like you IHS sensor is way off or faulty even(my IHS sensor reads 12c below my core temps). Hwmonitor should give you both readings btw, the one with the individual cores(shows core#0/Core#1) should be your actual on die temps and the "TMPIN#" one is the external sensor. You just have to figure out which TMPIN number is the CPU sensor and which is the case and NB sensors. Not sure on setting the offset btw, but I would always go by the on-die sensor, using hwmonitor's Core#0, #1, etc.
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Those temp sensors are very tiny. Are you surprised to find them inaccurate. I get sub-ambient temps sometimes. Nothing to worry about.
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sounds like ambient and core temps are switched
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Is there even an accurate way to measure temps?
I was messing around with my P4 boards/cpus today... it actually shows me the die and IHS temps. IHS was 21c and Die was 70c. Makes no sense...
    
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