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OCCT v. Everest v. CoreTemp for temperatures

post #1 of 13
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Is OCCT accurate? If so, then that doesn't give me a lot of headroom.
post #2 of 13
I would stick with CoreTemp and Everest tbh.
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post #3 of 13
Use core temp... Everest is off like 20c on my computer
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Well i just downloaded occt to try it and its showing completely different temps. I ran a cpu test with occt and it would stop in 5 sec sayin the cpu is too hot and showing 70+ degrees. On the other hand everest and core temp are showing 58 C max running a stress test for 10min... Wierd.
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I think OCCT uses speedfan for its info.
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Originally Posted by nckid4u View Post
I think OCCT uses speedfan for its info.
I think it uses Hwmonitor for its info
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post #7 of 13
OCCT uses whichever you select (it has a setting for that) and I think the build-inn temps are from the HWMonitor SDK.

Speedfan, Everest and even Core Temps give wrong temps at times, it's all mainboard dependant I guess.

Best guess would be HWMonitor or Core Temps.
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post #8 of 13
you can configure which program occt uses for temps... you can me it use hwmonitor, speedfan, coretemp,everest and others
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i believe that the coretemp readings are more accurate than the OCCT one but i would recommend you use Real Temp instead which is loads more accurate than even Coretemp. I am using both coretemp and also real temp now and the readings seem to match on Real temp closer to the BIOS temps. check out the link.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=179044

and btw, OCCT is configurable for temp detection.
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I've been told that if Coretemp shows your tjunction max as 85C, then it's readings are off by 15C. This was in the E2180 or Gigabyte DS3L thread.
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