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    Timer on Sensors screen not updating in real-time (even if set to 1,000 ms) - deliberate feature?

    The timer at the bottom right of the Sensors screen no longer updates in real-time. The only change I've made is to enable SVM/virtualisation in the BIOS. This problem seems to occur sporadically, but is almost-always reproducible when running the CoreCycler script (which only uses 1 thread at a...
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    Recommended SMART Polling Period?

    As the title says, what's the recommended polling period for storage (SMART)? I believe the default is - or was - 100, and I have it set to 2,500. Is there an ideal formula, for example where disk spin-down time * y = a less aggressive polling rate?
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    Possible to add a timer for logging?

    I propose adding a timer for logging. This is for two reasons: 1. I often leave my PC on, especially if stress-testing. This can mean the PC is left on over a weekend when I'm away and I would like to enable logging for X hours (let's say 12 hours as an example). With a timer that automatically...
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    Not a bug report, but a question

    I will create a bug report using the instructions in the pinned post, if required, but I have a general question. I noticed this on my home server (via rdp). The drive is old, but no errors have been reported via Stablebit (full scan that took three weeks) or elsewhere. I don't believe the drive...
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    Feature request: Add option to insert blank line

    This is presently how I have HWiNFO set up. It doesn't take up the full screen and displays the readings in a way I like. However, if you look at the bottom of the middle column, the "S.M.A.R.T.: WDC WDS100T...." device's information is split between the middle column and the top of the third...
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    Sensible polling time?

    The default 2,000ms works fine, but I don't need devices to be polled that often. I've tried 4,000ms, SMART every 1,500 cycles, and controller every 2 cycles. This seems to provide a decent amount of data, but with barely using any system resources (with the above settings, HWiNFO is reported to...
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    [Feature Request] Introduce alternative display option for Zen temperatures

    Straight to the point: Since Zen 3 (and to a lesser extend, Zen 2) is known for basing performance on hundreds of internal sensor readings and AMD isn't entirely open about the exact workings, this can easily cause a 15°C increase within one polling cycle (default 2000ms in HWiNFO). Ryzen Master...
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    Localisation files?

    Are the language files stored somewhere upon first use, or are they part of the application? Do you use transifex or a similar service? I would like to change the localisation for personal use, if possible.
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    "CPU Core VID (Effective)" vs "Core VIDs"

    I assume the 'Core VIDs' measures are less accurate? If not, are the data sources from different points? The popup explanation makes sense, but I would expect to see the highest 'VID (Effective)' value match the higher 'Core VIDs' value. Example: "CPU Core VID (Effective): 1.55000V" "Core...
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    Vcore vs CPU Core Voltage (SVI2 TFN) - Ryzen 5900X 1.47v Vcore / 1.52v SVI2 TFN / 1.50v VID

    Hello, My PC is only a few weeks old (there are no old components in it) and I have recently found the CPU requesting too much voltage, and it being supplied with too much (as per AMD specification for the 5000 series). Which measurement is more accurate? I should note, that this is with PBO...
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