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Should I trust Core Temp and CPU-Z?

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Core temp, and CPU-z, and crystal cpuid, and amd power monitor are telling me that the vcore is 1.35v. I have it set to 1.4v in the bios. The uguru software abit provides with this board says my vcore is 1.4v. So, which should I trust?
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You wil want to trust the Anit software as its properly coded for your specefic board so should give you the most accurate readings.
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but all the other programs read from the cpu itself, not the board, right? if they were going to read from the board, like speedfan does, they'd have compatibility issues, but since they just take information from the core they work with all boards. So, if they're reading the VID of the core, isn't that accurate.

And just in case you mention it, the VID the programs list does change if i change the vcore, its just always ,5v less than what i set
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so, the popular opinion would be to trust motherboard monitoring software, and not the cpu VID read by the other programs?
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I agree with that also. Same goes for thermal monitoring.
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