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Software for measuring core temp (not CPU temp)

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What software is best for the measuring of the actual core temp?
post #2 of 14
I can measure core temp with speedfan, but i think thats because i have a sensor on asus probe and it most probably gets it from there. You sure ypou don't have it on your speedfan?

What is the core anyways?
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There is a program called Core Temp, its name suggest it measures actual core temps but I could be wrong
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Well, I read a various places that you have 2 CPU temp probes; one in the CPU itself, and one in the motherboard, directly underneath the CPU.

Secondly, the core temp on Speedfan I finally decided as being the PWM temp, as even when my system is idle, my CPU temp is 29c, whereas the 'Core' temp is 38C, which seems to high for idle.

To see if the 'core' temp was the PWM temp, I pushed my voltage up to 1.5ish, and watched the PWM temp drop when I put a PCI-Exhaust fan on the PWM heatsinks, then watch it rise when I took it off.
post #5 of 14
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That can't be right.
Am on 2.56GHz, 1.375V (testing for OCCT stability),running Prime95 on both cores, and Core Temp reports Core 0 as being 46C, and Core 1 as being 51C. Pretty damn high.

Speedfan has 38C for CPU Temp, and 51C for what I think is the PWM temp.
post #6 of 14
Try everest. On mine, it lists boths cores as well as CPU.
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What version do you have?

I have 2.20.405, yet it just seems to give the same readout as Speedfan.
post #8 of 14
speedfan has core temp on it. your CPU temp will be the lower one. i was blazing my core around 53-56c @ 3.0 ghz, but my CPU temps were sticking around 44-48c
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post #9 of 14
i use PC Wizard i think its a good program for temps http://www.cpuid.com/pcwizard.php
post #10 of 14
Core temp beta or everest... both are pretty close...and free...
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