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TAT vs PC Probe

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Anyone have advice on which might be the more accurate reading? I would like to go further on my OC, bu want to be mre certain of the temp readings first.

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tat will be more accurate.Most thermal monitoring programs dont fully support c2d at the moment, but tat does
    
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they are both accurate just the thermo sensor for TAT is under the ihs near the cores so it is in the hottest part of the processor, the pc probe is just outside the ihs so it shows the temperature to be slightly less
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On my system, TAT and PC Probe return very similar results, usually PC Probe matches one of my cores exactly. I haven't done a full range of tests for idle, 50% load and 100% and the spreads between them.

Personally, when in doubt, I always would go by the one that reads higher......never hurts to err on the side of caution.
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Yup PC probe reads a sensor on the mobo socket (like always) but TAT reads a digital sensor built directly into the die of the processor. With BIOS update i think they are making there software read tats readings
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Tat will be the more accurate out of the two.
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