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I know it's cool to have the coolest idle temps on air, but your load temps look just fine--54C under Prime95 or orthos load is normal--as long as that's below the thermal ceiling of the CPU, then what does it matter what your idle temps are? Also, what's the ambient temperature of where you're at? Recently weather's been warmer in my neck of the woods--mid 80'sF--my idles were around 27C before, and now they're in the mid-30C's. So it might just be warm ambients? But really, as long as the load temps are normal (which they are), then I wouldn't worry about it.
I know what your saying, trust me. But i plan on overclocking this cpu to 4.0ghz or close too it and im reaching my thermal limit at stock speeds and voltage. Not good.
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Idle temps aren't going to show you much. Run Prime95/Orthos and find out what your load temps are. Also what are your ambients? That could be your problem. My load temps I posted were with an ambient of 15°c.
Edit: Is your vcore on auto? If so that also may be contributing and you could probably either lower that or raise your FSB and not get much higher temps.
Edited by x2s3w4 - 6/6/08 at 5:47pm
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my room is at 68f right now and i ran prime 95 and loads were 54-55c
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my room is at 68f right now and i ran prime 95 and loads were 54-55c
Try bumping up your FSB and see if it changes.
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wait wait wait...now real temp is showing me 31c not 41...and everthing else shows 41. Do i go by real temp?
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wait wait wait...now real temp is showing me 31c not 41...and everthing else shows 41. Do i go by real temp?
I use Real Temp for my E8400 now. Supposedly it's more accurate.
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but its 10c off, i dont want to be running my cpu at 60c and not 50c
Anyone know which one is the accurate one?
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but its 10c off, i dont want to be running my cpu at 60c and not 50c
Anyone know which one is the accurate one?
Heres some knowledge from the early e8400 owners:

1. The temp sensors in them are usually off or not working at all
2. The temp will never become an issue
3. Only watch the vcore and never go over 1.45
4. Degeneration is pertty much a myth
5. If us early owners had no probs without knowing the temps and our chips are still fine, why should the new generation of these matter any different?
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There's a very large thread at XtremeSystems where the guy who created the program goes over the specifics. It's here if you're interested.
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=179044
Basically he's saying the tjMax=95°c and Core Temps reports it at 105°c instead so Core Temp is showing 10° hotter than it actually is. The thread is huge and I can't remember where it is in the thread.
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So, any decrease/change in the temps reporting...?
    
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