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NEVERMIND THE TITLE, IT'S A MISTAKE! WHAT I WANT TO ASK IS ABOUT THE VID (vcore) INDICATOR. SORRY!



alright, so im overclocking my new 2500k and i noticed that real temp's and throttlestop's VID indicator differs from what CPU-Z and CPUID HM's telling me... and its a huge gap between those programs so my concern is which is which? i believe all those programs were at their latest.

thanks guys.
Edited by Indulgence - 10/29/11 at 6:22am
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anyone?
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realtemp 3.67 or pc wizard..::for <<for temps.Use hwmonitor for voltages..download the slightly older one so it's not shareware and expires
Edited by Schmuckley - 10/29/11 at 6:21am
 
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I trust HWMonitor. I'd believe it, I don't suspect that it is, but even if it is not accurate, a difference of 0.5 - 1 degrees shouldn't concern anyone.
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post #5 of 12
get hw monitor
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good lord! I just noticed now that i've made a wrong title of this thread! Demnnnn.. what i really want to ask is WHICH PROGRAM SHOULD I BELIEVE ABOUT MY CPU VID

Sorry guys for the mistake, my fault..
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post #7 of 12
None of them.

These temperatures are not actually measured, but are inferred from dtc sensors that do not properly measure temperature, but distance to throttling which is assumed to be at tjmax. This has been the case since the introduction of multi core processors.

Temperatures below throttling are inferred from a temperature gradient, so idle temps are even less accurate than load temps.

If you want to know more google "realtemp uncle webb xtremesystems". Uncle Webb wrote the prog. There's a long thread that explains how it works. Also see http://www.overclockers.com/measurin...al-core-temps/

"VID stands for Voltage ID, which is a value the motherboard uses to set a specific core voltage (in short, its not the actual VCore reading)." http://www.cpuvid.com/get-cpu-vid use coretemp.
Edited by alancsalt - 10/29/11 at 6:48am
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post #8 of 12
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so you mean that i should not worry on what realtemp's VID indicating? i mean, it's not the vcore, right?

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post #9 of 12
RealTemp and ThrottleStop report VID voltage which is basically how much voltage the CPU is requesting. CPU-Z and CPUID show actual core voltage. A little bit of voltage drop between requested voltage and actual voltage is part of the Intel design.

ThrottleStop 4.00
http://www.techinferno.com/downloads/

RealTemp 3.69.1
http://www.mediafire.com/?4uixpjtezznuzkd
Edited by unclewebb - 10/29/11 at 9:59pm
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Apparently the newest version of CPUID fixes the glitch that shows the wrong VID.
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