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Different temperature readings from different programs

imeem

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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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Average. xP
 

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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:
 

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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.
 

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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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#12
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...