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    Another stupid question!

    I am using mbm5, It tells me the cpu temp, the case temp, and the PWM..


    • So, my question is What does PWM stand for?
    • Also how does it know my case temp?


    I am wondering because my PWM is at 57 C! And yes, I googled first! And I also visited there fourm! There search feature is down....
    Edit: Also, Prime95 wont stress test both threads on my P4! Is there any other program to use?
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    Hmm, expect to get 'moved' by 9am

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    It nows your case temp because there should be a sensor on the motherboard, and yes, it is a stupid question

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    and "PWM".. It is still rising! its now at 63!

    Is this power managment?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theo
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    i think pwm is cause some boards have a temp sensor on the voltage reg bits and if im right you can expect it to be hot!

    as for prime 95 open 1 copy as normal and then open a second copy from a shortcut as here "C:\Program Files\Prime95\Prime95.exe" -A1" (basically just add the A1 switch and voila you have 2 copies of prime 95 to stress the cpu

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    Myth is now on exactly 666 posts.... I joke not

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    Iirc pwm is voltage regulation but not normal voltage regulation. To regulate the voltage it just flips the on and off switch many times a second which varies the voltage.

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    Thanks! I now have 2 threads running!


    AT 73C! OMG!

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    Prob best to get some mosfet cooling on there asap. Ive had to put two 2x3x4cm heatsinks on my mosfets to run them cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shogun
    Prob best to get some mosfet cooling on there asap. Ive had to put two 2x3x4cm heatsinks on my mosfets to run them cool.
    The sad thing is, they already have some on! And it has that OTES thingy...
    Perhaps its craping out on me!

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    Or perhaps its mis-reading information, at 73'c things should be starting to melt

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    motherboard monitor talks to the bios via Windows.

    Bios's are notorious for having the wrong readings for temps and voltages. You should use it like a petrol gauge in an old classic car.

    Its not ACCURATE but it IS CONSISTENT. Which means that you can use it compare your own PC's temps from day to day and task to task, but not with other PC's.

    If it locks up from overheating try to suss what temp it does it at on YOUR OWN PC and use that info. But dont try to compare it to another one....

    it wont work

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