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CPU temerature

By ryo998
Jun 25, 2005
  1. Can the CPU temperature as indicated in the BIOS be trusted?


    Michael
     
  2. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,495

    The temps in your BIOS (at least i think) are y our most accurate. THe programs you use in windows often can encounter conflicts and give you a wrong reading.
     
  3. ryo998

    ryo998 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Best way to monitor CPU temp?

    What is the best way to monitor CPU temp?
     
  4. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388

    I use motherboard monitor 5, it took some playing with the settings since my board isn't "officially" supported.
    http://mbm.livewiredev.com/
     
  5. ryo998

    ryo998 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    How do you know which reading corresponds to what?

    I got 3 sensor readings...

    1. 26 degrees Celsius
    2. 33 degrees Celsius
    3. 71 degrees Celsius

    My guess is that 1 is case temp, 2 is cpu temp, and 3 i don't know...

    any thoughts? my mobo is gigabyte GA-K8NS

    michael
     
  6. LZepp

    LZepp TS Rookie

    3 looks like the VGA card. I don't know of anything else that could be running that hot...
     
  7. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 856

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