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Hey so I have an Intel Pentium E2180, and my idle temps range from 19 to 24 C, but my room temperature is about 21 to 22 C. Am I at risk of condensation, or should I be fine
 
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What CPU cooling are you using?
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post #3 of 7
sensors are playing with u or ur thermometer is broken.

condensation doesnt happen with air cooling. (assuming its air cooling.)
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these are the temps from the bios, but I had a feeling that the sensors might be broken, because it is overclocked to 2.9 GHZ, with the stock cooler
 
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post #5 of 7
Sensor issue.

Unless you're using some exotic (dice/ln2/chilled loop) cooling solution, you're idle temps can never be below ambient...(or you keep your rig outdoors.)

Note: I'm under water and bios shows my 970 idling @ 8c. (hwmon shows 26c...im in a 22c room)
post #6 of 7
Yes, bad sensors.

Your CPU cannot be below ambient with air cooling.
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post #7 of 7
Your sensors are not bad. Rather, they are inaccurate that far from their max.

Those sensors are designed to prevent the cpu overheating. The further they get from the throttle temp the less accurate they are. All you can sat is that a report of 19c is further from the throttle point than a report of 21c.

Heck, I've had reported temps as low as 14c when the ambient was 20c. This is a well known issue. Amusing, but no problem.
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