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TAT reads my core temps as 44-45 at idle whereas speedfan says 29. I would normally go with TAT, but my BIOS reading (25) is closer to speedfan. Should I go with speedfan or TAT for my readings?
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Originally Posted by rabidgnome229 View Post
TAT reads my core temps as 44-45 at idle whereas speedfan says 29. I would normally go with TAT, but my BIOS reading (25) is closer to speedfan. Should I go with speedfan or TAT for my readings?
TAT, download CoreTemp and look at that, it should agree with TAT as it uses the same method (die) whereas Speedfan and BIOS both use a different sensor (socket)
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If TAT's right, then something's wrong.Unless it's burning hot in Pittsburgh these days, your idle with the BT shouldn't be much higher than ambient.
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post #4 of 18
Better break out the alcohol and coffee filters.
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post #5 of 18
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Don't speedfan's core0/1 read the actual core? It seems that temp2 is the socket temp since it's exactly what the bios is at (21 now - usually 25)

**EDIT**
Oops - TAT is definitely wrong since it's reading my chip as a pentium M
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yeah intel said themselves that tat isnt accurate for reading temps on Core2Duos and such like
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post #7 of 18
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Originally Posted by Cyph3r View Post
yeah intel said themselves that tat isnt accurate for reading temps on Core2Duos and such like
true..

and TAT reads as a Pentium M because thats what it was made for...Pentium M's...

CoreTemp reads the DTS...The DTS is the only way to read the true core temp...I have found that idle Coretemp reads correct, but at load it is 4c higher than DTS...TAT is just off by 6C all the time...

I have yet to find anything that is 100% besides doing the formula to read the DTS...T_junction - DTS = CoreTemp...CoreTemp is as close as anything gets....
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post #8 of 18
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If TAT's right, then something's wrong.Unless it's burning hot in Pittsburgh these days, your idle with the BT shouldn't be much higher than ambient.
Unless his ambient is high, my room is super hot year round and my idle is 40-45, if I take my pc downstairs, I idle at 33-35. Ambients are the key matter!
    
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post #9 of 18
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I'm in my basement (pretty cool) and all my other temps are good. I'm just gonna ignore TAT
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post #10 of 18
Yeah, ignore it and try RMClock (just google it).
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