• Welcome to Overclockers Forums! Join us to reply in threads, receive reduced ads, and to customize your site experience!

Something to consider when reading temps

Overclockers is supported by our readers. When you click a link to make a purchase, we may earn a commission. Learn More.


Senior Member
Jun 12, 2001
Dorchester UK
I see quite a few posts worrying about temperatures, yet few seem to consider the accuracy of the reported temps given back from MoBo readings. At the moment my Gigabyte DXR is reporting my Duron [email protected] to be 51 C whilst running [email protected], yet the same processor HSF on a friends MoBo is 40 C, whilst on my old Gigabyte 7ZX the temps are 35-37.5 C.

If you have a decent HSF with good thermal paste fitted correctly and good airflow. The MoBo readings MIGHT be the cause of the problem.