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On this pic it shows me core temp as being higher than what AI Booster says, this is because its in the center of the die. But what does the TCaseMax reading mean, it says 53c? Is this releated to overclocking potiental?

Also the highest temo I ever had my cpu at was 52c BUT that was measured with AI booster, so core temp would have been around 55c.

Thanks if anyone can help
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Tcasemax may be the CPU diode reading. Not sure though but its a suggestion atleast.
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I think thats the max temp the CPU should reach for good operation

This is a pick of mine (folding btw).

Core #1 (is the temp).
    
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What is a CPU diode reading?

Also its weird cos when I first switch on my PC AI Booster says cpu is at 32c while CoreTemp says its at 37c! But the gap betweem temps seems to decrease as its gets hotter cos at 35c CoreTemp says its at 37c. So I bet at say... 50c, so will CoreTemp say this too.
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A CPU diode reading is the temperature probe inside the CPU, a little more reliable then the reading from the probes on the board.

Sometimes it can be quite a difference between the two temps, with the O/C i have at the moment both temps are about the same, but if i run at 2.8Ghz with 1.52 vcore my board temp says a max of 45°c but the diode is nearing 55°c, thats why i don't like running at that speed (for now)
    
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Very off-topic; but where do you get the Core Temp Beta program?
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A CPU diode reading is the temperature probe inside the CPU, a little more reliable then the reading from the probes on the board.

Sometimes it can be quite a difference between the two temps, with the O/C i have at the moment both temps are about the same, but if i run at 2.8Ghz with 1.52 vcore my board temp says a max of 45°c but the diode is nearing 55°c, thats why i don't like running at that speed (for now)
Yea but enterprise said that:
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701
Tcasemax may be the CPU diode reading. Not sure though but its a suggestion atleast.
I know that the temp where it says Core#1 temp is internal cpu temp, hottest part. But I am saying what does the TcaseMax temp mean, it never changes its always at 53c?
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Here you go gonX mate
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OCZedd
I know that the temp where it says Core#1 temp is internal cpu temp, hottest part. But I am saying what does the TcaseMax temp mean, it never changes its always at 53c?
Like i said in post #3, thats the max best operating temp
    
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Quote:
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Like i said in post #3, thats the max best operating temp
Doesn't work on my D820 Thanks anyway
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