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I just need to know which one is correct when it comes to my E8400. The temps are 10c lower with real temp and 10c higher with EVERYTHING else.
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If multiple programs are giving you the higher readings...and only real-temp is giving you the lower one...then I would be willing to bet that the higher readings are correct.
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I have read that Realtemp is a good program for the 45nm chips.
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Here is a thread at Xtreme systems about RealTemp.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=179044
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post #5 of 7
Absolute temp is not as useful as the distance to tjmax, which they all report the same.
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post #6 of 7
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Originally Posted by clbkdaz View Post
If multiple programs are giving you the higher readings...and only real-temp is giving you the lower one...then I would be willing to bet that the higher readings are correct.
Can I take you up on that bet? j/k

Real temp actually shows the correct temperature for 45nm as it is set with 95c TJmax vs 105c TJMax for the 45nm processors with Coretemp.
Edited by crazcookye - 6/7/08 at 12:33am
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Good! my temps are manageable! lol my idle is now 29 not 39 haha
thanks for the help guys
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