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WillieBoykin

Why are my Novabench and HWMonitor temps different

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Novabench is saying my CPU is @ 90c yet feeling the case panel.. it's stone cold. Yet HWMonitor is saying its @ 38c. Why is the Novabench one so high?!

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Seems like an incorrect reading. What CPU do you have? (different CPUs have different sensors and different techniques to read the temperature)

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On 6/27/2019 at 1:03 AM, WillieBoykin said:

Novabench is saying my CPU is @ 90c yet feeling the case panel.. it's stone cold. Yet HWMonitor is saying its @ 38c. Why is the Novabench one so high?!

By chance are you using an AIO? I just ran cinebench R20 3 times in a row and it felt cold on the case panel. There was some warmth if I took off the case side panel and put my finger against the side of the coolers mount. But at 74C...you kno

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