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xfire ?
Not even sure what that one is! Is that bad?
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do you play games? im guessing you do as you have Crossfire cards
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Yea I pretty much stick to Company of Heroes and BF2142 for right now.
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well Xfire is used to see where your friends are playing, you can then join their server or Teamspeak/Vent or just open a chat window and type like on msn

you should download it
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speedfan reads the same temps as core temp for me. ive set it to read the k8sensor chip instead of the one it normally reads, not sure what the sensor would be for intel though
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike
Here's a screen capture of SpeedFan, TAT, Everest, and PCProbe. TAT is the only one that's really different.

And thanks for stopping back Thumper. I'll play around with the vCore eventually and see if the temps drop.

No problem, work has kept me away from the computer for the last couple weeks so I have been scarce.......new job means I'll be just as scarce from now on.


Hhhhmmmm, did that P5W DH come with PC Probe and not PC Probe 2? I ask because TAT not only reads from the core, but it's logarithm is more accurate than other programs.....so generally, I would trust it (if it weren't for that pesky BIOS reading) and I have found that TAT, PC Probe 2 and a thermal probe read fairly similar on my system. ASUS doesn't show PC Probe 2 for that board, I would almost suggest you download it from them anyway and try it.


The only thing I can think of is that the sensor on the board is defective, which is why all the programs reading from the board (including BIOS) are reading the same and are not supported by the reading from the core.

It's possible the sensor was damaged in the move, since you said you didn't have these massive variances in temps prior.

Can you RMA it and try a new board?
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ElMike,

i did an experiment (of sorts) to see if i could lower my temps.

becuase its quite cold here in UK at the moment we've had the heating on quite high over the last few weeks so today i decided to turn off the heating in my room and leave my bedroom window open all day.

doing this has made my idle temp in TAT drop from 56C idle to 40C idle :O

so maybe we are both having high ambient case temps?? just an idea for you to look into.
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