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Windows 7: core 2 duo and quad idle temp heads up

27 Jul 2010   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

This is why I always say, ignore the idle temps.

If your loads temps are good under Prime, then all is OK.

Chances the idle temps arent accurate are quite good, and do not matter anyway in the grand scheme of things

You may see 40C on 1 core for example, but in reality is only 30-32.

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28 Jul 2010   #12

Win 10 Home Premium 64 Bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sandman View Post
I have a E6750 and E8400 and the sensor check on the 6750 run both the same number but the 8400 the one core is 3 number off (6--- 3 ) compared to the other core running sensor check from within Real Temp idles at 38c and 30c with one window open and Media Center running case temp is 24c. I was going to sent it back to but decided to keep it when I found out a lot of these chips have sensor issues.
yeah Intel wont rma any chip with sensor issues , they say they fit sensors purely to throttle the cpu when it reaches its TJ max , they were never meant to be used as temp monitors.

After reading through the real temp forums it seems intel also set a differant tj max for each pair of cores for example core 0 and 1 may have a tj max of 100 degrees and core 2 and 3 105 degrees reducing the risk of any cpu shutting down completely (this is not info from intel but from various hardcore testers who fit their own sensors and monitoring gear and test the chips to within an inch of their lives
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04 Aug 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

The strange thing is that my Q9650 use to have a stuck sensor "wouldn't go below 45C" which somehow unstuck itself after an extended overclock testing session.
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