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Different temperature readings from different programs

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  1. imeem New Member

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    Afterburner, AMD Overdrive, GPU-Z, and Furmark tells me different temperature reading for my video card. Which one should I believe?
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    :eek:

    You actually have to ask? TPU's own GPU-Z of course... :slap: :shadedshu

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    GPU Z reports 47 C and Overdrive reports 42 C
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    Average. xP
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    what do u mean average? Like average all the temps together?
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    Average often refered to as the Mean
    add the values then divide by the number of values
    Eg 45c and 47c .: 45+47=92 .: 92/2=46c

    what card are you using?
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    You could but your "average" might be too low to the actual temperature and run the risk of going over the safety threshold or limit.

    I just use the highest reported temperature and go with that. If my safety threshold or limit is 55ºC and my highest reported temperature is 47ºC(actual is probably lower than that), I feel safe bringing that highest reported temperature close to the limit.

    Did I explain that right? :ohwell:

    Good luck :toast:
  8. imeem New Member

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    I'm using a Powercolor HD 5770

    Here's a screenshot showing my temps. I don't have Afterburner right now cuz i just uninstalled it, but it shows the same temps as GPU-Z.

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    The picture was a bit too tiny but it said 77 degrees like Furmark?

    That's a good load temperature, no need to worry.
  10. imeem New Member

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    here's a bigger picture. srry for the small picture.

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    those other temps (GPU#1,2,3) are memio, and the VRMS

    GPU-Z shows correct temps i think CCC is reading GPU#1 rather than GPU
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    don't you think it's weird that AMD's own software is reading the temperature wrong and yet a third party software reads it right...

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