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Ok I'm thinking CoreTemps gotta be a little off here on my P5N32-E... it's telling me that my temps are ~68C with 1.36vcore at 3.53GHz.

I'm using a lapped Zipang (next in line for the TRUE) with an upgraded 140mm fan, next to an open window where the temp is ~10C out there.

Does this temp not seem a little high to anyone else?
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post #2 of 15
try using different programs to get temps, it will give you and idea. everest is pretty accurate.
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Yeah the average temp I'm getting right now is ~63C
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post #4 of 15
when i upped my e6750 to 3.2GHz my max temp went slightly over 70 at times... at idle hit around the 50's... not using a stock fan but not that much better...

this is compared to my e6600 which hits around 38 at idle and 64 at load...

i guess the e6750 in general runs much higher...
post #5 of 15
Did you forget the TIM?
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Originally Posted by sillykid View Post
Did you forget the TIM?
No...

I guess I should re-seat though...
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post #7 of 15
I should probably point out that the temp you want to be watching is not the core temp. You should be watching the CPU temp.
 
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Quote:
I should probably point out that the temp you want to be watching is not the core temp. You should be watching the CPU temp.
CPU temp is usually 10' lower than core temps.
and CPU temp is wrong, WE LOOK AT CORE TEMP!!!!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jpark59 View Post
CPU temp is usually 10' lower than core temps.
and CPU temp is wrong, WE LOOK AT CORE TEMP!!!!
I read a post recently on OCN where this was discussed, and the conclusion was reached that we need to watch the CPU temp. Intel bases all of their thermal specifications on the CPU thermal temp, not the core temp. So when a CPU has a thermal limit of 70 C, it's referring to the CPU thermal temp, NOT the core temp.
 
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post #10 of 15
I guess you guys don't know about how Core reads their Temp.. no time to explain sry
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