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TEMP- What to trust bios or Sandra ?

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Hi I have a dfi nf4ud board and a 4400 89 w chip.
It is water cooled with a wall ac unit blowing sub 60 f air over it.
the bios temp says 17c but the sandra temp says 37....
as it is hard to get under the m/b with temp gun I wonder what the chip is really running at temp wise...
running 1.58 v at 2.86
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Try turning off the AC unit and see what each temp runs. It could be plausable that you are getting 17°C with an AC unit on it. If sandra reports your idle CPU temp as 50-60°C with out the AC on it I would trust your BIOS.
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Originally Posted by The Bartender Paradox View Post
Try turning off the AC unit and see what each temp runs. It could be plausable that you are getting 17°C with an AC unit on it. If sandra reports your idle CPU temp as 50-60°C with out the AC on it I would trust your BIOS.
Thanks...
It looks like when the syst is most stable-"
when clocked at lower speeds"-
That cpu temps on sandra @ 37c both-
but dfi mb bios said 17c-
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Use Smart Guardian, it comes bundled with your mobo drivers.
    
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Use Smart Guardian, it comes bundled with your mobo drivers.
I tryed smartguardian and I see 11c idle and 32c at load...pretty low numbers but my cpu doesent seem to clock very good.
stepping is ccbwe 0604 mpm
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