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Windows 7: CPU temperature inaccurate?

22 Apr 2012   #1
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 
CPU temperature inaccurate?

When I use programs such as Speccy or Core Temp, it will tell me that my pc is cooler than the room temperature. Is there any way to fix this? I am running the latest Bios from HP. My pc has done this ever since it was new.


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22 Apr 2012   #2
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

I use SIW by Gabriel Topala and it works perfect and offers all the information one could hope for.
SIW | System Information for Windows by Gabriel Topala
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22 Apr 2012   #3
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
I use SIW by Gabriel Topala and it works perfect and offers all the information one could hope for.
SIW | System Information for Windows by Gabriel Topala
Is there a free version? The thing is is that it isn't only one program that is doing this, but it is multiple programs doing this.
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22 Apr 2012   #4
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Yes there is a free version and that's what I use.
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22 Apr 2012   #5
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
Yes there is a free version and that's what I use.
I don't see a free version.
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22 Apr 2012   #6
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by windude99 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
Yes there is a free version and that's what I use.
I don't see a free version.
I downloaded the free version from MajorGeeks.
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22 Apr 2012   #7
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Can you post a screenshot?
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22 Apr 2012   #8
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Yes...your CPU and GPU temps will be lower than your rooms ambient temperature. That's because of the fans...that's what they are designed to do. If your temps are higher than your room temp...then there is a definite cooling problem with your system.

My room temp is between 70 and 72 degrees and my CPU and GPU temps are cool and steady at 35 and 40 degrees respectively.
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22 Apr 2012   #9
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bassfisher6522 View Post
Yes...your CPU and GPU temps will be lower than your rooms ambient temperature. That's because of the fans...that's what they are designed to do. If your temps are higher than your room temp...then there is a definite cooling problem with your system.

My room temp is between 70 and 72 degrees and my CPU and GPU temps are cool and steady at 35 and 40 degrees respectively.
Fans circulate air. They don't have coolent in them or cold liquids or anything that could make it cooler than room temp.
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22 Apr 2012   #10
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bassfisher6522 View Post
My room temp is between 70 and 72 degrees and my CPU and GPU temps are cool and steady at 35 and 40 degrees respectively.
You might want to get your understanding of Celsius and Fahrenheit sorted out.
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