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So, I tried to find out the temperature of my CPU, and on almost every product out there told me it was around 15~20C, but MSI CONTROL CENTER said it was about 31c. Which one is right?
    
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15-20c... 59-68f.. That's below room temperature for most of us. 31c is 82f wink.gif If we add 22c (71.6f) to your 15-20c figures we get 37-42c = 98.6-107.6f. Still not very hot.

FX-8320 should be safe below 60-65c = 140-149f
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omg, i love you lol!
Now I under stand why my temps are 15-20c... So it subtracts room temps!?? Thats awesome:thumb:
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No it doesn't subtract room temp. AMD idle temp is notoriously inaccurate usually reading low. Load temperature is what is important.

Even my i7 980 shows a couple of cores at or below room temp... and it's impossible to be cooler than surrounding temperature. smile.gif
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No it doesn't subtract room temp. AMD idle temp is notoriously inaccurate usually reading low. Load temperature is what is important.

Even my i7 980 shows a couple of cores at or below room temp... and it's impossible to be cooler than surrounding temperature. smile.gif
post #6 of 9
Yeah also remember core temp readings tend to be 10-15C below actual temps (read by motherboard)
that would explain how it is lower than ambient, but the max temps, 60-65 area referencing core temps.
and the lower the temps, the less accurate the readings.
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No it doesn't subtract room temp. AMD idle temp is notoriously inaccurate usually reading low. Load temperature is what is important.

Even my i7 980 shows a couple of cores at or below room temp... and it's impossible to be cooler than surrounding temperature. smile.gif
not if we do liquid nitrogen cooling xD
    
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Crap... So i just do that math equation that you posted up top. That 22c is room temp, correct... Btw thanks so much for the help
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Crap... So i just do that math equation that you posted up top. That 22c is room temp, correct... Btw thanks so much for the help
22c (71.6f) is my room temp during the day At night it's 20c. I have no idea what your room temp is.
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