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Old 02-27-2006, 12:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This is probably a retarded question, but...how does a program measure cpu/gpu temperatures. I'm assuming there's not a tiny thermometer anywhere on the motherboard.
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It gathers the information from the BIOS. The motherboard will have a temperature sensor under the CPU socket. There is another one somewhere else on the board, usually on the chipset. The GPU will have a temp sensor as well.
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