Who's lying & who's telling the truth??

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a13antichrist

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Okay, I had my PIII 700E on a VIA133A for a few months, max temp according to the VIA HW monitor was 33C under Prime95 torture test, & more stable than a cow's arse during a particularly strong bout of constipation.
Sandra though reckoned it was 42C idle, up to 51 under load. Of course I disregarded this as Sandra isn't exactly known for being exact.

Now however I've got a new i815E, with the latest BIOS, and the temp according to MBM5 is 78, 48, or -48, depending on which sensor I select for it (I'm inclined to
go with the 48
); the mobo's HWMonitor reckons 36 after cold boot, 40-44 idling in Windows, & up to 50 under full load. Sandra says exactly the same as before.

The only change I've made is a new motherboard. In fact that's not entirely true - the temps I mentioned for the VIA were for the [email protected], and for the i815 it's at its default speed of 100.

So who's lying to me?? and if no-one. why all of a sudden a huge jump on the new board??

133A: Gigabyte 6VX7-4X
i815E: MSI 815E Pro

Using retail HSF; Gorb soon.

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grover

grover

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Well, one temperature candidate is intentionally lying. The other is just wrong from sheer ignorance. Which is worse? B) (Sorry, couldn't resist!)

Which one of those readings was from bios? You should be able to get a good baseline from there to tell which software is correct. If Sandra's matching it, I'd think Via HW mon was reading incorrect before. You can manually calibrate MBM to read correctly if you know the error delta.

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a13antichrist

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BIOS agrees with the mobo mardware monitor in both cases. ~20C idle on the VIA, >40C on the i815E.

The HSF on the chip is totally cool though...

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