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I am new so bear with me. Is it normal for voltage to differ a lot when checked with a multimeter and with software. Speedfan and CUPID say that my 3.3v is only 1.78v and when I checked with a multimeter it reads 3.33v. I assume the ps is fine and the software is wrong, right? The 12v and the 5v read pretty close with the software to what the multimeter reads.

Btw, I found how to use a multimeter to read the voltages on here. Thanks.
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Software is always inaccurate... your multimeter will show what the real voltage is.
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Software is wrong 90% of the time. It should be on the top of this forum in huge red letters: SOFTWARE VOLTAGE MONITORING IS GARBAGE
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Thanks, that's what I thought, but wanted to make sure.
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