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I'm using CoreTemp mostly to check temps in my PC. I also have speedfan on this - but I rarely use it. I just happened to look at Speedfan and noticed that it lists a temp for CPU and then temps for each individual core.

Which temp is the one I need to be reading when checking temp?
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The guy in this thread does a good job of explaining things http://episteme.arstechnica.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/77909585/m/381005827831
     
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The guy in this thread does a good job of explaining things http://episteme.arstechnica.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/77909585/m/381005827831
That about sums it up.....Rep+
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