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False temp reading

Postby Roffen » Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:06 pm

I just installed Core Temp (Win7) but it shows a temp of 18°C while the ASUS BIOS shows 31°C and I believe ASUS is right, so what do I do with Core Temp?

It might be useful if I could use it during actual use of my computer to determine if the cooling system is working properly.
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Postby Roffen » Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:13 pm

Before my last (and my first as well)post has been approved I realize that it might be a good idea to give the CPU details:

AMD Phenom II x3 720 2.8 GHz
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Re: False temp reading

Postby The Coolest » Sun Mar 01, 2015 5:08 pm

The temp sensors in AMD CPUs usually under report by 10-20C. You can compensate for that difference by going to Options-->Adjust offsets.
Also check out the FAQ: viewtopic.php?f=62&t=892
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