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I have a msi 750i and the software that msi gave me called dualcore center says my idle cpu temp is 29c and my ambient temp is 34c this cant be right im only using good air cooling.
Is there a certian number i need to add to my cpu temp, or is one of my sensors messed up.

BTW it is a pentium d 820 which generaly is considered to run hot

Thanks Justin
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post #2 of 9
Use speedfan.
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post #3 of 9
Have you tried any other temp monitors?

Maybe Speedfan, Coretemp, HWMonitor, those sorts of things?

Always best to get as any readings as you can.
post #4 of 9
Ugh, people need to stop suggesting coretemp for Pentium D's, THEY ARENT CORE 2's PEOPLE!

Yea, try speed fan or run stress program to see if the mobo software is getting the two mixed up?
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Oh, Everest works too, but that's not free.
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Just downloaded HWmonitor

is tmpno1 and tmpno2 my 2 cores or is one case temp and the other cpu temp

Here is a pic



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post #7 of 9
Best way to check if they are both core temps - run OCCT/Prime 95/Orthos to stress the CPU and then just take note of which ones increase
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post #8 of 9
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Yeah i just did that

looks like one is cpu and one is case

those temps are the same as DualCore Center, but speed fan doesnt seem to work cause it reports 51c at idle and load
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post #9 of 9
You people realize that 'ambient temp' is on the motherboard right? As such, is heat is accumulating near the sensor but not on the cooler, it's normal for the ambient temp to be higher. To test your real ambient temp, use a digital thermometre.
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