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Windows 7: CPUID & CoreTemp register different temps

10 Sep 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skunksmash View Post
download ''Everest'' & ''Speedfan'', then run all 4 temperature apps.....from here you'll be able to work out your ''average'' temp from all the results...

HERE are the specs for your chip, as long as your ''core'' temps are within the 90c bracket i wouldn't worry about it, (70c is about the limit before you need to seek some aftermarket cooling)

I see. So the Thermal Specification would be the Tj Max the other user was talking about... Core Temp registers this as 90 degrees C.

Thanks Skunksmash +1

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12 Sep 2009   #12

win 7 x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
One other thing, if it is an Intel processor, what is really shown is a measurement based on Tjmax and some programs use a different value for this. I have an Intel E8500 and one program defaults to 90 C Tjmax and another 100 C Tjmax, therefore what is displayed as core temperature is 10 C different in the two programs. I have to set any program I use (if possible) to use 100 C which is the correct Tjmax for my processor.

Additional: If you look at the Realtemp site you will find info on calibration which also explains that near the low end of the temperature range, there are large inaccuracies since all Intel wants to do is monitor the high end to prevent catastrophic overtemps.
Which version of real temp are you trying? i just bought a i7 860 and using realtemp 3.30 rc12. Got 4.0 ghz with 1.336 volts. 89 C
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12 Sep 2009   #13

Windows 10 Pro x64

Your bios will give the most accurate temps, to check just reboot and enter bios and read temps, this will let you know what App is the more accurate
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12 Sep 2009   #14


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kodi View Post
Your bios will give the most accurate temps, to check just reboot and enter bios and read temps, this will let you know what App is the more accurate
BIOS will also report a temp with ~zero load. The lowest temp possible - other than Power Off.
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