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Try a different prog.
I just tried that version of Everest and it totally borked all my other monitoring tools

Try Hwmonitor
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it is working


but for an overclocker that is an issue...

I'm not overclocking at the moment. Everything is at stock.



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Try a different prog.
I just tried that version of Everest and it totally borked all my other monitoring tools

Try Hwmonitor
I have an aversion to hmonitor. I disagree with the owner of the code. I bought a licence, changed my motherboard and now he wants another £20 out of me. Of which he can whistle for. Skanking git.
    
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It's free.
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I've cleaned that with vinegar and some metal cleaner to give it a mirror shine. That's still made no difference in temps.
vinegar is not good to use to clean, you want to use alcohol

also, shiny doesnt mean anything, its like a shiny car, doesnt mean its faster

shine will not yield beter temps, its how flat it is, a geminII is a pain to lap, trust me lol, i know

lapping the gemin doesnt yield much beter temps


whats your room temp?
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It's free.
Only for 15 days.

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vinegar is not good to use to clean, you want to use alcohol

also, shiny doesnt mean anything, its like a shiny car, doesnt mean its faster

shine will not yield beter temps, its how flat it is, a geminII is a pain to lap, trust me lol, i know

lapping the gemin doesnt yield much beter temps


whats your room temp?
Vinegar is great for cleaning copper, though!

The room temp is about 25C or so. It's the warmest room in the house, because of my PC. I have no central heating in my room or anything.

Temps were better with an Antec 900, but were still too high.
    
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post #26 of 45
ok so whatever RealTemp says

its 10C lower???

my "maximum" temps are


65 63 67 68


so my max temp.. they pretty much in the high 50's ? right ? (i got stock cooler)

i was lookin at temp it was about 48
i restarted my pc, went to BIOS and PC Health option was reading 35
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post #27 of 45
have you checked the cpu fan? is it running at max? Ive been hearing a lot of thing regarding the q9450 running hot at stock settings - perhaps you should set up liquid cooling?
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post #28 of 45
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CPU uses external 120mm fan's and they're set to low. I'm under the impression that the TRUE cooler is the bee's knees and would cool my CPU very well (which is hasn't at all)

I'm not running all my case fan's on full due to the noise coming from my PC. I upgraded (was it really?) from an A900 for this reason.

I'm pretty sure the CPU isn't being taxed as much when you're in the BIOS as to when you're running Vista. Therefore lower temps should be expected, right?
    
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sorry to bump, but this may help prove im not talking out of my arse.

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post #30 of 45
The cores temps look bad but the overall proc temps at 58C isn't horrible. I think I got the same kind of temps with the Tuniq Tower 120. Put it underwater and loadtemps are low 30's.
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