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hi guys

can anyone please tell me which cpu temperature is the one i should be looking at please. in Hwmonitor is says Cpu and then gives temps or it says in other part package temps. the first always seems to say it slightly cooler than the other?




which one is right please?
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hi guys

can anyone please tell me which cpu temperature is the one i should be looking at please. in Hwmonitor is says Cpu and then gives temps or it says in other part package temps. the first always seems to say it slightly cooler than the other?




which one is right please?

I always go off of package temp since that is the temp at the CPU's integrated heat spreader that should be touching whatever you're using to cool (transfer heat away from) the CPU. The other temps are the temps of the individual CPU cores.
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ok thank you smile.gif
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