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post #1 of 10
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TAT shows my CPU idle @ 51'C-54'C

Speedfan and Everest show my CPU idle @ 44'C

which is it?
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post #2 of 10
Since it's just an idle temp check the BIOS. That will tell you which program is accurate and you can then use that program to find your load temps.
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TAT takes the temp directly from the actual cores, and is the most accurate. Core Temp reports the same temps as TAT does, while the 'traditional' programs report a lower temp, which I believe is taken from a different sensor.

Generally, I believe temps up to 65C in TAT or Core Temp are considered acceptable.
    
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post #4 of 10
Is these programs running at the same? or do you check at different periods?
post #5 of 10
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well my 100% load temp in TAT goes upto 66'C at which point i take it from load because i dont know the safe maximum.

all 3 running at same time
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post #6 of 10
for me TAT,Core temp and asus probe all show different values
post #7 of 10
What clock speeds/voltage do you use? and what cooling?

BIOS temp is always higher than idle, since in BIOS the CPU is at a 80% load or so. It's hard to compare BIOS temp with temps in Windows.

It's a different method/sensors for measuring temps. As I said, I think 65C is a reasonable max temp in TAT (although I try to stay under 60C, which I do succesfully at 3.4GHz and a slight overvoltage)

I use Core Temp btw.... since TAT does not like my motherboard I guess... it won't run
    
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post #8 of 10
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stock everything at the moment - thats why im puzzled that TAT is showing 54'C idle
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post #9 of 10
Stock cooling also? If so, did you replace the thermal pad with AS5 at least?

it's a bit hot yes; check if the cooler is mounted properly. If stock, make sure all the pins are pushed through all the way...
    
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post #10 of 10
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yep used thermal compound and have checked the seating of HS
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