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Warning: Gigabytes EasyTune Fan software might fail and overheat your CPU after waking from sleep (Z87X-OC)

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After computer wakes up from sleep the temperature reading of Gigabytes software is completely off. When I have core temperatures over 80 degree celsius, Gigabyte EasyTune shows just 38 degree. As a result, the CPU fans don't spin up anymore which can easily lead to CPU overheating.

I saw people complaining about EasyTune fan control before, saying that the fans sometimes fail to spin up. I wasn't affected until I started to use sleep. Then I found that the temperature reading is wrong after waking from sleep which might also be the reason for the other complaints.

I have the F4 BIOS, Windows 7 64 bit and the latest EasyTune version as provided by AppCenters LiveUpdate: 7.0.10.17.
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That really sucks. I like Gigabytes variety of software but a lot of them are VERY poorly made. What OS are you using?

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post #3 of 5
Hence why I have a waterpump that isn't controlled by the motherboard... or software... and I have manual fan controllers...
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Install and configure speedfan http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php , maybe it is better.
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Thanks, I used Speedfan before but couldn't get it to work with the Z87X when I tried a while ago.

For the moment, I have disabled sleep. Although a few days ago, there was a new version of EasyTune in the AppCenter. Maybe I will try that and see whether the sleep bug is fixed.
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