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Strange, Everest reads my CPU temp as 31C, and core temps as 43C. Room is about 28C. Which is right? Speedfan and Coretemp also use 43C as core. I have been limiting my OC because the 43C "core" temp rises to almost 60Cs under load, but the CPU temp is in the 40s. Does that mean I can push it further?


Edited by mongen - 9/8/12 at 10:58pm
 
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If your CPU is idling at room temperature then the sensor is broken. The only way something sits at room temperature is if it generates no hea (or has a 100% efficient heatsink). My guess is the sensors are off by a fixed amount, like 5c. Unless your house is really cold, I've never seen an air-cooled CPU idle at 69F at normal ambient temperatures.

My house is 55f right now
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Read this: http://www.overclock.net/t/1128821/amd-temp-information-and-guide

^ You beat me to it tongue.gif

@OP - Long story short, core temps are not accurate below 45C. CPU temps are more reliable for idle temps and core temps for anything beyond 45 (peak temps).
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Yeah i always go by core temps. What's funny is that my cpu temps at idle are at 42c and my core temps on load are at 43c. Strange:p. So if core temps are not beyond 45c what should i go buy? Since my cpu temps are always 10c higher than my core temps.?
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If your CPU is idling at room temperature then the sensor is broken. The only way something sits at room temperature is if it generates no hea (or has a 100% efficient heatsink). My guess is the sensors are off by a fixed amount, like 5c. Unless your house is really cold, I've never seen an air-cooled CPU idle at 69F at normal ambient temperatures.

My house is 55f right now

Then 79f might be possible. Why would you have your house at 55f? You'd either need to be very fat or be wearing a jacket and sweats around your house all day to keep warm. The coldest my house gets it 68f in the winter, and at those temps I'm a bit chilly sometimes.
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Then 79f might be possible. Why would you have your house at 55f? You'd either need to be very fat or be wearing a jacket and sweats around your house all day to keep warm. The coldest my house gets it 68f in the winter, and at those temps I'm a bit chilly sometimes.
Sometimes, lordikon, people don't live in the States. And sometimes, they might even live up north! tongue.gif
My house temperature usually averages around 17C in winter(and it's usually -15C where I live during winter). I save large amounts of electricity that way, and I just to have a blanket when I'm on my PC. Great overclocking, too.
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Then 79f might be possible. Why would you have your house at 55f? You'd either need to be very fat or be wearing a jacket and sweats around your house all day to keep warm. The coldest my house gets it 68f in the winter, and at those temps I'm a bit chilly sometimes.
Sometimes, lordikon, people don't live in the States. And sometimes, they might even live up north! tongue.gif
My house temperature usually averages around 17C in winter(and it's usually -15C where I live during winter). I save large amounts of electricity that way, and I just to have a blanket when I'm on my PC. Great overclocking, too.

I guess that's reasonable. I assumed the houses up north were just very well insulated (thicker walls, more insulation, smaller windows, etc), and able to keep almost as warm.
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Sometimes, lordikon, people don't live in the States. And sometimes, they might even live up north! tongue.gif
My house temperature usually averages around 17C in winter(and it's usually -15C where I live during winter). I save large amounts of electricity that way, and I just to have a blanket when I'm on my PC. Great overclocking, too.


Now there's a plus 1 for lliving in the artic, you get super low ambients. Woot, my loop would be so happy there! thumb.gif
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Intel didn't cheap out, there's a sensor for each core, yay.

so how about that ivy bridge IHS heat paste instead of soldering? biggrin.gif

Amd core temps dont really match the socket temps until you get around 50C, at least thats how mine works. Bios looks at core temps for fan control.

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