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Built my first rig going on two years ago now, i had a very basic idea of hows worked but i got the computer working and its been in great shape every since. Just yesterday i purchased a new case, the NZXT Phantom 410, it came earlier today so i took everything out and had a really good clean up using compressor.

Computer is back together, the case looks great. I wanted to see what my computer temperature so i downloaded "Core Temp" Seems like a great little program. Just browsing around the internet, watching vids on youtube, just general use. Core Temp says that all cores are currently at between 13-15 degree's.

Is that good or bad? What are the danger levels.
post #2 of 17
Thats really good, actually maybe TOO good. what processor do you have?
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AMD Athlon ii x4 640.
All i have in the case is the stock heatsink, the stock fans that come with the case and two extras.
Couldn't figure out how to fit the Arctic Freezer Pro 7 rev 2, will have another tomorrow.
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if your room temp is around 20-30c.. coretemp reading is wrong.

To get a really accurate temp reading, restart your pc and go into bios.
Look for Hardware Monitor in the bios and you'll see the cpu temperature and fan speed


30c to 45c is optimal for cpu at idle
lower than 25 is bad
higher than 60 is also bad
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The only way for these temps to be possible is if the air temperature being taken through the heatsink is lower than 13-15°C.  For reference, 13°C to 15°C is 55.4°F to 59°F.

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Doesn't sound right, sounds lower than ambient. What is your ambient temp?

Use the BIOS to take a look at the temp. If it's lower than ambient, then maybe a sensor isn't right. Alternatively, the core temps are calculated whereas the CPU temp is read by a sensor so.. try Speed fan, HWmonitor, and/or Speccy and look at the CPU temp instead of the core temperature.
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The only way for these temps to be possible is if the air temperature being taken through the heatsink is lower than 13-15°C.  For reference, 13°C to 15°C is 55.4°F to 59°F.

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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

The only way for these temps to be possible is if the air temperature being taken through the heatsink is lower than 13-15°C.  For reference, 13°C to 15°C is 55.4°F to 59°F.

Why post the same thing twice.

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Why post the same thing twice.

 

Because I thought my post was buried.

 

 

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Originally Posted by Benzh View Post


 

It looks like the CPU's internal sensors may be faulty - unless it really is that cold in your room.

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