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Seasonic X660 +12V reading

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In ASUS Suite II and in my UEFI monitor, the reading of +12V is 12.384V. Is it normal for it to reach that high?
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12.384V is within the 5% spec, but that reading might not even be correct, you would have to get a multimeter on it to test for sure.

Here is a post I made on a simular topic, this shows how off the mobo/software is.
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Originally Posted by andrewmchugh;15091720 
HWmonitor voltages are like 0.8v out on mine, 100% crack out the multi.

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Edited by andrewmchugh - 10/30/11 at 3:58am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by andrewmchugh;15507226 
12.384V is within the 5% spec, but that reading might not even be correct, you would have to get a multimeter on it to test for sure.

Here is a post I made on a simular topic, this shows how off the mobo/software is.

Oh ok. That's weird, why can't HWMonitor see my +12V reading?
post #4 of 8
Two AX850 here.
HWMonitor & AIDA64 extreme edition reports for one +12V is 12.16 and the second one +12V is 12.22V
I have not used a multimeter to see is it will show the same results.
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What could be the reason why HWMonitor doesn't show +12V on mine?
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Originally Posted by kevindd992002;15507609 
What could be the reason why HWMonitor doesn't show +12V on mine?

Try running it as admin.
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Originally Posted by andrewmchugh;15507693 
Try running it as admin.

Already did, same result. What other name does +12V have in HWMonitor?
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It might be simply that your particular motherboard doesn't have a sensor for the +12V. As others have already said I really wouldn't worry about it, those sensors are cheap and cheerful junk anyway, hence software voltage monitoring is relatively useless. HWMonitor is largely pointless.
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