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just got an X2 4200 to replace my 4000. right off the bat i decided to OC to 2750mhz which worked without issue (so far).

my problem is that i cannot tell what temperature i should be paying attention to in speedfan.



i used to go by the red one but this blue "core" business is throwing me off especially since it goes way higher than i'm comfortable calling my cpu temp...

any ideas?
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why don't you try using another temp reading program and compare the results or look at the health status in your bios. That should give you some idea of which temp is which.
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why don't you try using another temp reading program and compare the results or look at the health status in your bios. That should give you some idea of which temp is which.
bios health screen temps are fairly useless, at least on my board. unless my 4000 posted at 45*C which i doubt. (lol well saying that i may have been running much higher temps than i'd thought and not known about it!)

i've often tried other programs to solve this without luck, my only hope really is that someone with a similar setup can tell me.
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I know you said that you tried other programs, but was coretemp one of them?
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Look under the "Configure" menu, Temps tab. There should be a temperature that reads "AMD K8" under the "Chip" column. That's the CPU's on-die sensor and should be the best for monitoring.

    
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