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TAT or Prime95 for temps

Poll Results: Of which of these two programs do you use to stress your C2D CPU and record the temp?

 
  • 50% (4)
    TAT
  • 50% (4)
    Prime 95
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post #1 of 8
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Of which of these two do people use more to stress a C2D and then record the load temp of a CORE 2 DUO cpu?
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post #2 of 8
tat if it works for you, i dont think prime 95 shows temps atleast mine doesnt
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post #3 of 8
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Im talking about stressing the CPU to load. Both put the CPU at 100% but the temperature difference (for me at least) is almost 10c.
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post #4 of 8
most used is orthos beta (does both cores)
been told TaT gives a bit mouch load, thus u alsow get higer temp's
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post #5 of 8
TAT should give the absolute max temp. that would happen.
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post #6 of 8
I'd say use Prime95. TaT I believe pretty much activates every operation on the chip at once, which no usuable program ever does. It won't represent your realistic load temp, whereas Prime95 load would be much closer to normal load so it's a better guideline.
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post #7 of 8
TAT does stress the cores a lot more than Prime95. My Prime95 temps are like 43 where as my TAT temps are around 48-49. I go with Prime 95 since that is the same temp that games usually put the CPU at.
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post #8 of 8
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well in that case, i have a lot more room to OC. I've been using TAT to stress it. One core gets to 60c, givertake 1c, and the other core gets to 55c, givertake 1 or 2c. But in prime 95, core 1 barely breaks 50c, core 2 is around 45c.
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