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Old 07-20-2007, 12:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How hot is my cpu? Speedfan, Everest, and BIOS disagree?

I just put together my 1st build and checked to see what my temperatures are. Speedfan and Everest home both say my cpu is running at 52-53*C at idle! I checked the BIOS and it says my cpu is a cool 28-29*C at idle.

Should I trust the BIOS over the outside programs? I want to check into doing some overclocking and was hoping I could use a program to monitor my temps, but I don't want to use one that is unreliable. Thanks in advance.
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Default Re: How hot is my cpu? Speedfan, Everest, and BIOS disagree?

The BIOS is where you would get the most accurate temperature reading.
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The answer's over Here
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The BIOS is where you would get the most accurate temperature reading.
the problem is with his voltages
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Trust Everest, your BIOS, peterhuang913, and b1gapl.
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