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HWmonitor CPU temp hit 80c?

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I have M4a89GTD pro/usb3 mobo, AMD Phenom X4 945. I think those are the only relevant hardware pieces for this post.

Two nights ago, I happen to leave HWmonitor up all night. I woke up in the morning and it said my CPU (not core) temp got up to 80c. My core temp seemed fine, maxed out around 30c (usually my core temp sits 4-10 degrees above my cpu temp).

My PC is not set to do anything at night. PC Probe recorded no errors (PC Probe is set to record an error if it goes over 60c). I've now set SpeedFan to activate an event if it goes over 60c.

Does anyone else have this problem with HWmonitor, or is this something to worry about?
post #2 of 4
If the CPU is idling it will most likely not reach 80C.

Sounds more like a glitch to me.

Try running CoreTemp and see what readings you get.
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Leave real temp running all night and see what temp you get. it's very acurate. Core temp has numerous reports of inacurate results
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Thanks for the advice, but I've been running SpeedFan, CoreTemp and HWmonitor. I can't run realtemp because it's only for intel processors.

I've gotten an 80+ reading on all my programs at least once (speedfan, coretemp and HWmonitor) all during time when I was idle or had a small load...
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