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How to get multi core cpu temp reading?

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August 21, 2010 4:32:18 AM

hi. I am running 4 cores atm and cannot get a cpu temp read on everest home edition and siw. I was told it might be due to the multiple cores. Does anyone know how to get a temp read without relocking the cores?

thanks! :wahoo: 

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August 21, 2010 4:49:29 AM

You could try Realtemp 3.40 and or Coretemp they're both free.
I'm sure i've read somewhere on the forum here that unlocked AMD cpu's won't give accurate temps or the 4th core won't be displayed.
Something to that effect anyways.
I'm sure an informed AMD user will elaborate more on the subject.
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August 21, 2010 5:30:50 AM

thanks!

now waiting for the informed amd user :pt1cable: 
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August 21, 2010 5:38:50 PM

davcon said:
You could try Realtemp 3.40 and or Coretemp they're both free.
I'm sure i've read somewhere on the forum here that unlocked AMD cpu's won't give accurate temps or the 4th core won't be displayed.
Something to that effect anyways.
I'm sure an informed AMD user will elaborate more on the subject.


^ +1 Correct, with ACC enabled you will not have core readings, only cpu socket temp. I know with HWMonitor cpu socket temp should be listed as TMPIN0 or TMPIN1 depending on your MB.

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August 21, 2010 6:52:46 PM

green300 said:
^ +1 Correct, with ACC enabled you will not have core readings, only cpu socket temp. I know with HWMonitor cpu socket temp should be listed as TMPIN0 or TMPIN1 depending on your MB.

are core temps and cpu socket temp pretty similar? what can i conclude from a cpu socket temp reading?
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August 21, 2010 9:52:13 PM

I locked my proc back up and observed my core temps in relation to socket readings. My core temps are 10c cooler than the socket temp at idle and 5c cooler at load. You should be able to get an idea how much heat is increased by activating an additional core(s). You might conclude that socket temps are safe core temps.
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