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I'm running HWMonitor to watch the tempuratures. I just installed a new cpu cooler and was seeing the difference. Now the core tempuratures are high but the CPU temperature line is fine. Which one is the one to be concerned about?
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Originally Posted by Iggy0828 View Post

I'm running HWMonitor to watch the tempuratures. I just installed a new cpu cooler and was seeing the difference. Now the core tempuratures are high but the CPU temperature line is fine. Which one is the one to be concerned about?

Maybe you could post some screenshots or list your temps at idle and load? "High" and "fine" don't give us much info to work with biggrin.gif

Edit: I see you are more concerned over which temp to watch. For this I just use my highest temp, which is on core 3 . Other people will do it differently but it works for me, #3 seems to show the most difference under load.
Edited by gelatin_factory - 2/18/12 at 7:40pm
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IME Core Temp gives the most accurate temps. HW Monitor not so much.
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Originally Posted by Cannon19932006 View Post

Refer to this thread
http://www.overclock.net/t/1128821/amd-temp-information-and-guide

Unfortunately there is a LOT of questionable claims stated in that thread that are opinion and not documented fact but that won't stop people from perpetuating it.

The only thing I agree with in that thread is to use Core Temp as other software often gives false temps. wink.gif
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