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Hardware Monitor is giving me a reading of 4C min on my CPU core temp. Max of 11C @ idle. Thats just a few degrees above freezing. How is that possible on air cooling.

I have heard the Brisbane cores were known for false temp readings. Could that be the cause or is my cooling setup that good?
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post #2 of 22
Sounds like its false but not sure..run couple other Temp programs and see what comes up if the same result then get a temp reader and see what it is
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What are some other good programs?
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post #4 of 22
Try TAT
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use core temp and brisbane are known to have bad temp sensors
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use core temp and brisbane are known to have bad temp sensors
I'm getting the same results in Core Temp. Oh well. Its not a big deal. I'm sure the temps are still pretty low regardless. 4C just seemed rediculous.
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post #7 of 22
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Originally Posted by Spitphire View Post
Hardware Monitor is giving me a reading of 4C min on my CPU core temp. Max of 11C @ idle. Thats just a few degrees above freezing. How is that possible on air cooling.

I have heard the Brisbane cores were known for false temp readings. Could that be the cause or is my cooling setup that good?
Spitphire, since the Brisbane core is known for these "unusual temperature" readings I doubt you'll ever find out the true core temp. If you had a infrared thermometer you could check the HSF temp but still that wouldn't be accurate. As long as you have a decent cooler and good case airflow then you should be fine. Don't forget the right amount of thermal compound makes a difference.

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post #8 of 22
It's true.
With my X2 5000 (stock) temps were always below 20c
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It's true.
With my X2 5000 (stock) temps were always below 20c
Nerf that, mine idles at 32c
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post #10 of 22
Either the temperature sensor is faulty or it wasn't calibrated correctly. I don't think we'll ever know the real answer.
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