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Hey guys, I've been stress testing the last three days I've had my system. Atm I use core temp, speed fan, CPU-Z and hwmonitor all on at the same time and noticed that core temp is epicly slow at reflecting temps ( up to 30 secs over hwmonitor). The worst thing though is it's accuracy in watts unless I live by a power plant and this is the greatest chip ever created I doubt it just pulled 5457.3 Watts...........

What could be causing the weird readings? I am running ibt with 6931 MB if ram and @4.6 1.300 on the core for reference .

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Download realtemp 3.69.1

It's compatible with the sandy bridge cpu and will show watts/vid/temps accurately.
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Core temp takes very accurate readings also note that it does not display cpu temp but CORE temp, the power draw is a sensor problem. I bet one of your 12V or 5V rails display ~.7v difference. It's pretty common for power sensors do not work. The ONLY board the power sensor ever worked for me as it should closest to a multi meter which was a DFI Blood Iron
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Sweet! now I have a new sensor to work with, but I'll still use core temp in conjunction with realtemp since I can check temps on the go on my phone pretty easily with it's android app. Core isn't bad at temp readings it's just behind the others when it comes to posting them but it's not a huge deal as it is accurate just slow.


I was worried for a second there I was gonna have to contact that crazy doctor down the street and help me rig up a Jiggawatts psu or something
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i use coretemp when i overclock and i never had a problem with it.
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Originally Posted by ednet123 View Post
i use coretemp when i overclock and i never had a problem with it.
I guess I wouldn't call them problems more like quirks and technically it is a RC not an actual release so it does deserve some slack
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