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I've got a 3600 X2 installe with a Zalman 9700 on it. CoreTemp gives me 14C, and Speedfan gives me two readings. One says CPU:51C, the other Core:12C. This is all idle.

I'm really looking to do some overclocking so I need to find out which temp to trust
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The CPU temp is probably closest, but 50C seems kind of high for idle.
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Yeah, doesn't make much sense.

I was thinking of booting into BIOS and checking the temp in there, there's no reason I shouldn't trust that one, right?

EDIT: Not to mention my speedfan has 3 temps at 50ish degrees, and when I click config, they're all located at the same place. Maybe speedfan got confused?
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post #4 of 12
your cpu runs awfully hot

post #5 of 12
Ya I'd defiantly check BIOS, but Speedfan should be giving you accurate readings.
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post #6 of 12
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I can't imagine why it would be running so hot. I've got 3 case fans, the zalman running full speed, and AS5 that has already set >.<
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post #7 of 12
Its not running hot. Brisbane's have a horrible time with temp sensors (so far for me at least)
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Hm, so should I just gauge my overclocking room on the BIOS reading?
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post #9 of 12
i use my biostar temp program that came with it. It'll say around 45 when speedfan & core temp says 10-12 cel

No way my cores are 10 cel cooler than ambient (was 22cel in my house)
post #10 of 12
yeah mine does the same,everest reads the same temps as my bios,speedfan and a couple of others are way off the scale..coretemp crashes my pc lol

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