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The socket is basically the whole cpu not just the cores.
Ok, so normally the whole CPU should be cooler than the core, right? But in this case it's not because of the whole intake thing?
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Ok, so normally the whole CPU should be cooler than the core, right? But in this case it's not because of the whole intake thing?
Meaning the Socket temp should be higher than the core temp.
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Ok, so normally the whole CPU should be cooler than the core, right? But in this case it's not because of the whole intake thing?



mine go lower,,and my 6300 drops lower and of course you can barely read it so its 31.c cpu and 29.c,,they go down to 27.c sometimes,,and it seems to my 6300 drops to the low 20s
Edited by trailer park boy - 8/25/13 at 10:09pm
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Alrighty then. So I guess from now on just pay attention to CoreTemp and screw everything else? (I noticed that you dixson had HW Monitor...I used that up until it started trying to tell me my CPU was around 220+ degrees C then I gave up on it lol doh.gif There's something the matter with that tool and others on here have told me similar stories..)
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post #16 of 17
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Alrighty then. So I guess from now on just pay attention to CoreTemp and screw everything else? (I noticed that you dixson had HW Monitor...I used that up until it started trying to tell me my CPU was around 220+ degrees C then I gave up on it lol doh.gif There's something the matter with that tool and others on here have told me similar stories..)
I had that problem with the FX six core cpus. Which it pulls the info wrong off the thermal sensor of the cores and it happens on the my FX-8150 too.
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post #17 of 17
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I had that problem with the FX six core cpus. Which it pulls the info wrong off the thermal sensor of the cores and it happens on the my FX-8150 too.
Well now it's doing it on CoreTemp too lol. I went on this morning and looked at CoreTemp for the hell of it and it's saying 255 degrees C lol...*sigh* now I have nothing to use. Any idea what to do?

Edit: Restarted and it seems fine now...I read on an old post ( http://www.overclock.net/t/1118743/solved-core-temp-is-broken ) that having what ASUS calls "Core Unlocker" and/or Cool and Quiet on can do this. I have Cool and Quiet off but seeing as I am using an MSI board there is no "Core Unlocker." Would this be the equivalent of my "CPU Core Control" function? Obviously as I have an 8 core FX there are no more cores to unlock so I don't need a core unlock function. I just want to be sure this is the equivalent of "Core Unlocker" and make sure I'm not turning off something else.
Edited by geek12 - 8/26/13 at 10:55am
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