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I know this has been asked before but I couldn't find a definitive answer. Can you guys help me?

I have Everest, CoreTemp, RealTemp, etc. The 1st two there say 41c idle while RealTemp says 31. Basically RealTemp is exactly 10c less than everything else.

However, I have heard that RealTemp is the one to trust when it comes to the 45nm's. Can you guys help me out?
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post #2 of 11
Realtemp and Everest seem to be the best IMO.

Everest for the 65nm's, RealTemp for the 45's.
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post #3 of 11
I have seen the same thing. RealTemp is better on the 45nm chips. Coretemp is better on the 65nm.
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by gibsonnova74 View Post
I have seen the same thing. RealTemp is better on the 45nm chips. Coretemp is better on the 65nm.
Agreed RealTemp for the 45nm
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post #5 of 11
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Thats what I heard too but Everest is 10c above RealTemp. I doubt my CPU is idling at 41c and 31 seems more right. Also while idling it NEVER moves so I think like most E8400's that temp reporting bug is screwing with it but IDK. I REALLY dont feel like going and buying an infared gun just to check this one time to see which is right...
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Ok GREAT! so you guys think I should trust the RealTemp over the other 2 even tho the others are the same?
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post #7 of 11
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Thats what I heard too but Everest is 10c above RealTemp. I doubt my CPU is idling at 41c and 31 seems more right. Also while idling it NEVER moves so I think like most E8400's that temp reporting bug is screwing with it but IDK. I REALLY dont feel like going and buying an infared gun just to check this one time to see which is right...
31c idle, if you're stock, is about where it should be on that HS.
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post #8 of 11
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Im not stock heatsink. Also according to several sites this HS is better than TRUE's and Tower's but IDK it dont matter. Either way 31c idle is fine by me and under full load for 5 hours my temps never went over 50c with this thing at 4.05 ghz so I would say its pretty good.
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Im not stock heatsink. Also according to several sites this HS is better than TRUE's and Tower's but IDK it dont matter. Either way 31c idle is fine by me and under full load for 5 hours my temps never went over 50c with this thing at 4.05 ghz so I would say its pretty good.
That seems around where you should be.
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whats the difference between 45 and 65nm and what is nm?
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