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CPU Temp bug (or me not understanding) (Asus P9X79)


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Updated to Extreme 5.60.3700 

 

Prior to this, my CPU temp (which has huge coolers on it) when web browsing etc never went above 40C

 

Now as I type this, its showing as 90C

 

The 4 CPU cores are under 35C

 

I've just noticed a CPU Package option which seems to show more what the old CPU temp showed, that's showing 35C, which I've now enabled on my OSD

 

My CPU Temp shouldn't be around 90C when almost idle, is this a bug, or is it reporting something different and the CPU package is the actual temp?  I'm confused :)

 

Uploaded pic of OSD

 

Many thanks

 

PC spec

 

Intel Core i7 3820 a2011  Overclocked to 4676 MHz
Asus P9X79 Socket 2011 ATX Motherboard
32GB Corsair Vengance DDR3 RAM
 
Corsair Neutron GTX SSD  240GB
Corsair Force GT SSD 60GB
Corsair Force GT SSD 120GB
 
Seegate Sata3  2TB
Toshiba Sata3  2TB
 
4GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 670
 
Focusrite Saffire Pro 24 Firewire Audio Interface
 
Tagan TG700-U25 700W ATX2.0 Dual Engine Silent sli Power Supply
 
Archon SB-E X2 CPU Cooler
Antec 1200 Case
 
win 10 pro 64 bit

 

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Hmm, was about to reboot and see what BIOS temp says, when I clicked reboot, a message saying WIndows updates have been instaled appeared (I hate WIndows 10 doing this).

 

Anyway, booted into BIOS and CPU temps were as expected.

 

Booted back into windows and temp now seems to be displaying correctly (see attached)

 

Whether this was a glitch in your program that a reboot cured or something to do with the windows update that was installing in the background, don't know, probably the win update.

 

many thanks

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