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    Programs to show system temps

    Can someone recommend me all the various programs for showing system temps? Preferably I'd like something that shows me the BIOS temp reading within windows....

    Currently using speed fan and rather worryingly "temp2" is hitting 70C after long periods of heavy load...and mid 50's for idle.

    I'm running Athlon X2 4200 / Ultra-D on this set-up - is there any specific DFI software? I couldn't find any after a quick search on the site??

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    DFI uses the ITE Guardian software. In my experience of half doz DFI boards this software is not that accurate and appears to report higher temps than the bios.

    Core Temp I would suggest as the one to go for.

    http://www.thecoolest.zerobrains.com/CoreTemp/

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    thanks...nice and simple just the way i like it this shows core temps of 50 and 45 at idle(ish)...where the hell do all these programs get the different numbers !!!!

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    Are you OCing. Seems a might high. Temps will be different as 1 core will be active with single threads.

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    MBM5 and the DFI plugin from DFI-street is what I used, worked as well as anything else.

    Edit: spelling.
    Last edited by Clunk; 17-03-2007 at 04:55 PM.
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