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Well ive always used speedfan to monitor my temps but recently started using coretemp...now im a little skeptical that maybe ive been misreading my temps for 3 wole fricking years..although both programs give the same temps difference between idle and load, what is the correct one??
My ambient temp is :

Idle temps

and load temps

so as you see the difference in load and idles is reported as the same difference of 4/5C but which is the right one??
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I don't trust temperature readings one bit. I've never found consistency between two programs, they always give significantly different numbers. I just recommend getting a decent cooler and never increasing the voltage more than 10-15% beyond stock, and then just trust that it's not exceeding the recommended limits.
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Coretemp doesn't seem accurate - 3c above ambient on the core?

Also, those hard drive temperatures are crazy - over 45c on a hard drive just loading up your processor seems rather excessive.
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