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post #1 of 7
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Alright, downloaded 1.44 Speedfan and .97 Coretemp, and now understand that 1.43 Speedfan underreported core temps.

However,there is a CPU temp reported in BIOS, the Gigabyte utility, and Speedfan that is 20-30°C lower than teh cores. Can that be? Can the Cores be at 60-70 when the BIOS reports 35-40?
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im kinda what confused by what you wrote there, but coretemp is the most accurate. What does coretemp display?
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same as speedfan 1.44
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post #4 of 7
just rely on coretemp, if you can get it, compare it to everest. I haven't recommended speedfan to anyone for temps, not once.
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CPU temp = Tcase, your Tcase max is 62c. Intel rates thermal spec on Tcase not core temps. and you really should be watching Tcase when overclocking as you ALWAYS reach Tcase limit FIRST. Tcase is your CPU temp in Everest and bios, Speedfan usually has it labled as Temp2. If Speedfan's core temps don't match CoreTemp add 15c to the core temps as Q6600 both steppings are Tj max 100c. The quads are the only processors so far that are escaping the Tj max battle thats growing daily.
     
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post #6 of 7
weird, my speedfan reading is always lower than coretemp...... anyway, still running benchmark thing righ tnow =D
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post #7 of 7
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Speedfan 1.43 reads the lower temps. Speedfan 1.44 reads the same as Coretemp.

Under 1.43, Temp2, the 'CPU temp' in BIOS, read a degree or so above the hotest core. Now 10 or more degrees cooler. As much as 20 degrees.

I thought it was the hotest core that was the issue. Are you indicating that it is the reported tCase that is the concern?
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