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I'm just trying to figure out which temp I should be paying attention to.
Some people tell me it's the core temp, some say it's TMP0...
I assume that the mobo reading is for TMP0, and THAT is the temp you need to pay attention to because THAT is the temp that will shut you down if it's enabled?
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34is your core temp, and thats what you should be paying attention to, since THAT is what will shut down your pc when you hit the threshold
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one is socket temp the other is core temp

thermal shutdown based on core temp
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So my CPU has the theoretical shutdown/BAD at 52C?
It seems I might have some headroom...
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So my CPU has the theoretical shutdown/BAD at 52C?
It seems I might have some headroom...
65C would be max safe
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So from what I have been reading, a good 10C increase (both idle and load) will probably show up when I get my 955 on Monday, dependent of course on OC factor. I'm planning on an initial 3.7 to 3.9 if it's stable.
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