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Strange or what?

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my mobo is a abit aw8-max and my cooling is a thermaltake sa big water
before i updated the bios temp readings were (in bios) 40-42c oced @4.0gz
and after i updated the bios,the temp is 25-26c?before i updated the bios when i booted up windows everest gave a reading of 32c idle now i have updated the bios it reads 20c idle.does any1 know a reson for this because i am stumped also i dont want to be assuming the new temps are right if they are wrong because somthing will probably ffffffffrrrrrrrrrryyyyyyyyy
and that would be wrong because bios will have lied
if any1 can help me i would be extremly grateful
thanks kingy
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post #2 of 5
Sometimes bios updates can mess things up as there not coded properly or something. There will be another bios release soon to fix this problem im sure. If you are using a beta bios this could also be why.
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so do you think the old readings are right(before i flashed the bios) or the new ones?
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well ambient temps have a LOT to do with cooling...whats the temp in your room and case?
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room temp is prob about 23c case temp is about 27c
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