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I've built my first system around a Gigabyte MA790X-DS4. I put it together Tuesday and just loaded speedfan and EasyTune yesterday. Both are telling me that one temp sensor is reading 81C! I have no idea what component it monitors. It's the third sensor (TempIn02 in Speedfan) or Power/Aux in EasyTune5. Any idea what part of the mobo it's keeping an eye on? I'm looking through the manual and it' s not helping much.

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see the core readings they give the cpu temp,at least that happens with intel procs.
as for flames don't worry,they depend on the temperature limit you set in the options and don't tell about the temperature limits of proc or other sensors.
and some of the temperatures are read incorrectly by speedfan and i think that 81C reading is one of them.
download coretemp that will give you a better picture of your cpu temps.
    
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Thanks. I do know the CPU is running cool, approx. 28C. My mobo does have system temp sensors elsewhere in the board. I know this board is known to have hot chipsets, I'm trying to figure out if the hotspot is one of 'em.
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This is what I'm working with. Any ideas anyone?
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post #5 of 15
touch the top of the chipset HS if you burn you finger then that is the temp that is being read but if you can keep you finger on there then i would say it is a flase reading
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Hit F1 in speedfan and read the help file. He explains about the sensors (real and otherwise).
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BARF @ speedfan that thing is NEVER right

use Everest, for me its always right,.
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Maybe this has better resolution.
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post #9 of 15
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It's definitely hot to the touch. I can keep my finger there for six seconds, but that's about it.
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post #10 of 15
As I said above, Hit F1 in speedfan and he has a HUGE help file that explains the sensors (real and otherwise).

That program and any other program you use to read temperatures and fan speeds are all written to run on hundreds of different motherboards with hundreds of different processors and hundreds of different sensors. They all do the best they can to read the different register locations where temperature data might exist and to translate it properly. Sometimes that data is erroneous because of all the different possibilities they have to take into consideration.

THUS, erroneous temperatures appear in their programs sometimes. If you want a better explanation of that and not just a bunch of people flaming programs that are not their personal favorite, then read the documentation that comes with the program you are using. It will certainly be more accurate.
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