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What should I believe?

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I am attempting to push my e4300 to it's limits ... I'm at 3.2ghz stable right now, but i'm not sure if my temps are safe. I was wondering what your guys' opinion is as to which temperature program is a reliable source of a reading. Right now, I have both core temp and real temp running. Real temp shows me a nice temp of 40c and core temp says 55c ... Which should I believe? This is core temp .99 btw and real temp 2.5. My board and proc are listed below.

Also, what's the consensus on the setting in core temp "show delta to tjunction max temp", this apparently gives me a reading of how far away from safe I am, it reads about 40c away from safe and drops to about 15c under 100% load. Is this an accurate measure as to wheather or not I am in a "safe" temperature zone?
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no one knows?
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I recommend CoreTemp, and that's what most people around OCN seem to recommend. It's always been reliable for me. You can also try Hardware Monitor and see what it gives you. You might get a 2:1 vote and decide on a winner that way.
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I always go by Core Temp when monitoring CPU temperatures.
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For any Core based CPU use Coretemp - most reliable program for it
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yup yup. I would recommend Coretemp as well, it is a great one to use imo.
    
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