CPU hot and monitor

uglymonk

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two questions...

1. Is 61c hot for 530 prescott? -temp read in bios
2. Now that I bought my first board that mbm dosent list as supported, what can I use to monitor the temp from inside windows? -ECS 915P-A (R)1.1
 

uglymonk

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I found that speed fan works well but the temperature readings differ from what i saw in the bios. In speed fan they read 55c-57c and in the bios its 61c-64c. Which one is right?
 

RichPLS

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BIOS is usually more accurate, and that temp is more or less normal if under 70c, throttling starts around 74c

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