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my idle temps on my temp monitor are 36c and on everest they r 44c which do i trust and also why is it so high of idle?
    
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well 36 isn't that high mine are lower but are that way beacuse of AS5 etc. dont worry about that, worry only if your temps are over 55C

oh and you should trust the temp monitor everest might be reading the sensor chip wrongly
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to me thats not very high of an idle... my cpu idles at about 57-58, beacause i have terrible cooling but im working on that...and as to which one to trust what temp monitor are u using other than everest?
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this one
http://www.frozencpu.com/bus-64.html

but im debateing about getting rid of it, b/c it adds so many wires to my already badly wired pc!
    
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to me thats not very high of an idle... my cpu idles at about 57-58, beacause i have terrible cooling but im working on that...


......WOW........

If I ever got over 50 I would turn off my comp for a while. I have a 35% OC (1.6 to 2.2), with my comp on about 16 hrs a day and the only times I ever hit 40 C is if I run a torture test. You ease back your OC till you get new cooling sorted out if your idle temps are 55 C.

EDIT: Just realized that Intel's are horribly inefficient processors, is 55 C still a bad temp for Intel? If it isn't then ignorre me
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