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Hey guys I am trying to monitor my temp. I was using Asus AiBooster program that came with my asus striker extreme mobo but it detected a little high, So then i used SpeedFan v4.32 along with it and they show dif temp.

With a Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme with AC5 I am at 53C load with orthos. but 61C with AiBooster.

What do you guys use for acurrate temps?
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post #2 of 10
Personally, I've used SpeedFan for over five years. I recommend you use that for day to day temp monitoring.

But if you're stress testing, you should always stick to the safe side. So whichever program gives you the highest temperature when stress testing, use that one.

Also, try...
TAT - http://www.overclock.net/downloads/1...intel-tat.html
CoreTemp - http://www.thecoolest.zerobrains.com/CoreTemp/
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my E6600 OCed to 3.4ghz load temp 55-56C

Should i be concerned?
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post #4 of 10
TAT, CoreTemp, SpeedFan
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post #5 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ptnguyen203 View Post
my E6600 OCed to 3.4ghz load temp 55-56C

Should i be concerned?
mine was about 2-3C lower than yours
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post #6 of 10
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I was expecting better temps with this thermalright ultra 120 extreme w/AC5
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post #7 of 10
RMClock is better than TAT in terms of giving tighter data (more consistent, less temp spikes). Plus, it has a great logging feature.

I recently ran RMClock and Speedfan and had both apps log a set of load temps. Then I meticulously analyzed the log files and averaged the exactly (down to the last second) the same time points from each log to ensure a fair comparison. If I take the difference of the average RMClock core temp numbers and the average Speedfan numbers, I arrived at:

Code:
Core 0: 15.002
Core 1: 15.069
Core 2: 15.049
Core 3: 14.979
Conclusion: Speedfan can log temps as precisely as RMClock can and the offset is indeed -15 °C. Also, don't use TAT for a C2D or Quad C2D!
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post #8 of 10
Speedfan is wrong on 90% of C2Ds by about 15C.

CoreTemp and TAT are the way to go.
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post #9 of 10
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I just took off the 2 front 5.25 plate and put in a temporary 80mm fan to intake more air, and the temp dropped quite a bit!!!

Idles at 28-32C
Load at 45-50C

TaT doesnt work for me. incompatible

SpeedFan and CoreTemp has been giving me similiar temps. going to try RMClock
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post #10 of 10
I use Everest and could not be more satisfied with all of the options it has.
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