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HWmonitor/CPU-Z vs. BIOS voltage readings

post #1 of 4
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What monitoring program should I trust to give me real mobo voltages? I use HWmonitor and CPU-Z and they both read 1.42 for my CPU Vcore right now. In my BIOS, it reads 1.35.

Which is right?
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post #2 of 4
i wouldnt trust HWmonitor for voltages, i barely trust it for temps, but i find CPU-Z pretty much never lies
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post #3 of 4
Usually Bios reports more then its set for example u set it to 1.3 and o get 1.28 in CPU-Z.
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post #4 of 4
I had the same problem a few days ago, it turned out the latest HWmonitor and CPU-Z were both wrong ( made by the same people ) but speedfan and asus PC probe which came with the motherboard were correct. someone on the asus forums told me to try the 1.44.1 cpu-z and the old version actually read the correct voltages while the latest read it completely wrong. you can find it on filehippo if you want.
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