Really wierd voltage readings plz help :)

Hello all, im currently running a corsair 1000HX PSU on my newly installed corshair III motherboard, phenom II 965 cpu and 8 (4 x 2) gigs of dominator ddr3 dual channel ram.

Im getting these crazy readings: http://chocobee86.angelfire.com/pics/index.album/wierd_reading?i=4&s=1

And its not just in hardware monitor, speedfan gives it to me too.. but in the bios it shows them as the right readings. Is it possible its getting all wacky after i fully boot up or would my computer not be able to run with those voltages? Thanks in advance!
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  1. I don't trust most of the Windows based software trying to read temps. and voltage - They always contradict each other, a little screenshot example from my own comp.

    http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss275/J_Macho/cpuvoltage.jpg

    The BIOS reads 1,35V on the V-core which is stock and what I manually set it to.
  2. You would not be able to run if your PSU were producing those voltages.

    Check what your BIOS says about the voltages.

    And you can verify the main operating voltages with a multimeter. Yellow wires should read 12 volts, red 5 volts, and orange 3.3 volts. All readings should be +/- 5%.
  3. jsc said:
    You would not be able to run if your PSU were producing those voltages.

    Check what your BIOS says about the voltages.

    And you can verify the main operating voltages with a multimeter. Yellow wires should read 12 volts, red 5 volts, and orange 3.3 volts. All readings should be +/- 5%.


    Ok thanks, u put my mind at ease. All of the bios readings are pretty close to where they should be, the 1 exception being the 12v rail which goes from 12 up to 12.2 volts max, is 12.2 too high? I know u said +/- 5% but i tend to worry about every little thing :(
  4. 12 volt tolerance is from 11.4 volts to 12.6 volts. 12.2 is actually very good.
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