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Old 01-14-2010, 11:47 AM   #1
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Default Temps on cpu wacky

Alright so I just bought myself a new motherboard, cpu, ram and case. (My sig is updated with the parts I have)

My temps on my processor showed up fine as a dual core with core temp/amd overdrive but when I unlock the 2 extra cores the temperatures read -256c

Obviously the temp sensors are bad on the extra cores and I'm hoping thats the only thing wrong with them. I ran Prime95 for about 12 hours with no errors.

Is there anything i need to worry about? Probably no chance that I'll be able to overclock it as a quad and still monitor the temps?

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Old 01-14-2010, 05:08 PM   #2
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Default Re: Temps on cpu wacky

Have you tried other software? Give HWmonitor and CoreTemp a try.
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