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Windows 7: AIDA64 and CPU Temperature

04 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
AIDA64 and CPU Temperature

Quick question:

I just downloaded the trial version of AIDA64 Extreme Edition v1.70 (LOVING it!), but the temperature display confuses me; Which one is the temperature I should be concerned with for my core2quad: CPU or CPU #1-4?

I started overclocking my computer again due to games running sluggish. My temps from idle to full load for CPU is ~36-57C and for CPU #1-4 is ~49-65C.

Which temperature(s) should I be concerned with??? Why is the 'overall' CPU temp so much lower than each individual one? Sensor placement???

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04 Jun 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Might want to give the explanation here a read,

HOWTO: Overclock C2D Quads and C2D Duals - A Guide v1.0 - Forums

about half way down the first post, he explains how the temp sensors in those chips work.
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04 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit

I actually read that article last night, great read. I understand what he said about the DTS, but I just want to know which number to actually follow :X
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