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Temperature problems
#1
So I don't understand why my cores are showing these reasonable temperatures

http://imgur.com/Qy5tBt4

While these temperatures are so high in comparison (note 'temp2' and 'temp5')

http://imgur.com/QsyzUiN

Can someone help?

Thanks
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#2
This depends on the mainboard you have. Which one is it, the ASUS MAXIMUS VI ?
Those Temp2/5 values might come from the VR, or from a not connected sensor input (and thus provide an invalid value).
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#3
ASUS MAXIMUS VI HERO

I was thinking that. I just got a bit worried.

Is it probably just a sensor? Still slightly worried Sad
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#4
This is hard to say exactly. The sensor chip (Nuvoton) has several temperature inputs and only the mainboard manufacturer knows exactly which of them are utilized and for which sources. Unfortunately they (ASUS) won't tell this. AFAIK on these models, ASUS reports only CPU and Mainboard temperature values and ignores the others.

While checking your issue, I found a bug in HWiNFO in reporting of sensor values for the MAXIMUS VI. I'll fix this in the next build released, however those Temp2/5 values will stay as they are now (voltage values will be fixed especially).
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#5
(01-12-2014, 01:29 AM)Martin Wrote: AFAIK on these models, ASUS reports only CPU and Mainboard temperature values and ignores the others.

So it doesn't seem like I should be worrying?

RealTemp reports the cores are in the 30's, says it's 70 to TJ max
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#6
You don't need to worry. Even in those higher temps would be the VR, 70 C is still pretty OK for them.
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#7
Thanks, I am super confused as this is my first build.

Sorry for being such a noob, thanks for investigating.
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#8
No problem, you're welcome.
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#9
(01-12-2014, 01:29 AM)Martin Wrote: This is hard to say exactly. The sensor chip (Nuvoton) has several temperature inputs and only the mainboard manufacturer knows exactly which of them are utilized and for which sources. Unfortunately they (ASUS) won't tell this. AFAIK on these models, ASUS reports only CPU and Mainboard temperature values and ignores the others.

While checking your issue, I found a bug in HWiNFO in reporting of sensor values for the MAXIMUS VI. I'll fix this in the next build released, however those Temp2/5 values will stay as they are now (voltage values will be fixed especially).

Were you ever able to resolve what these temps are from? I've in the process now of trying to find out myself! I just put a water block on the Mosfet (EK block for the Maximus Hero VI) and I'm trying to determine ti's effectiveness!

Here is where my temps sit.
[Image: NFg5ipC.jpg]

I'm assuming that since one of them is in the 30s and is similar to the rest of that loop then it's safe to bet that is the Mosfet temp that is being watercooled.
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#10
No, I don't know what they mean. ASUS won't tell that and I don't have schematics of that mainboard...
But please let me know in case you find that out Wink
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#11
(03-03-2014, 08:35 PM)Martin Wrote: No, I don't know what they mean. ASUS won't tell that and I don't have schematics of that mainboard...
But please let me know in case you find that out Wink

Will do. I've requested the info. I'm about to call them about it lol!
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#12
Good luck Wink
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