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Help me decipher CoreTemp and RealTemp

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As you can see there is a 15 degree spread between CoreTemp and RealTemp. CoreTemp recognizes a TjMax of 100C and Real Temp recognizes a Tj Max of 85C. I think this is the reason for the spread. however, which program is reporting closer to true temperature. Are they both off their rockers or is teh TjMax the difference. Touching the heat pipes on the Xigmatek is not over powering, warm but not third degree burn hot.


    
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im going to go with coretemp, but only because those temps seem right and OCCT agrees with it.
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Coretemp is the one that is right 99.9% of the time.
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I think he would rather believe Realtemp is right lol.

That's ironic, when you think of it.
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I'd think real temp is more accurate, but I'd verify against idle temp in bios and load them with Everest under 'sensors'
Core temp adds 15C in some boards, from what I've experienced.
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I think he would rather believe Realtemp is right lol.

That's ironic, when you think of it.

Actually I just want which ever one is right. I think the coretemp may be 15C high due to the Tj Max, which is 15C higher as well. It is 15C higher than the Bios temperature reading which realtemp matches. I'll leave it here for now and when the water cooling stuff gets here we will see where it drops too.
    
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Actually I just want which ever one is right. I think the coretemp may be 15C high due to the Tj Max, which is 15C higher as well. It is 15C higher than the Bios temperature reading which realtemp matches. I'll leave it here for now and when the water cooling stuff gets here we will see where it drops too.
Download HWmonitor if you want 110% certainty, but if Coretemps AND that other one both say one thing....you know...
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