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Which temperature is really important CPU temp or Core temp? Please look at the picture i have provided and explain to me
    
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The core temp is the most important.
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The core temp is the most important.
So what are the safe limits for CPU and Core temps ?
    
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So what are the safe limits for CPU and Core temps ?
I believe CPU Temp is just the outside/surroundings of the core. Core temp is in the middle of anything and that's the most important to look at when you are looking at temps.

It is not recommended to surpass 60C on load. Some may say that a high (40C) idle temp means nothing, but if you can bring your idle temps down, your load temps may be lowered.
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post #5 of 11
I dont even know who goes by CPU temp anymore, most if not all people go by core temp now.

Top for the core is usually about 65c
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where did u get that prog to mesure he temps
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where did u get that prog to mesure he temps
The most reliable program is Coretemp--just google it. It's free to download.
    
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Can AMD guys use iTat?
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Can AMD guys use iTat?
I don't see why you'd want to use TAT. To be quite honest, I don't know exactly how it works, other than the fact that it reads C2D core temps more accurately. It's released by Intel, so I'm gonna say it won't quite work with AMD rigs... Though I've never actually tried.
    
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Yeah that's all I wanted to know. If it would read the same thing or not regardless of who released it. Prolly not.
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