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How to show the actual CPU temp (as in AIDA) in afterburner OSD? (not core temp)

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I have noticed when I select CPU temp to monitor in OSD it seems it just shows me some core temp,
I was playing GTA V and it shows up to 65C in OSD, in reality the CPU temp in AIDA would show 55C.

I want to see the CPU temp as in AIDA, the temp difference is about 10 degrees between the two.

At 90 degrees C an intel CPU throttles? 90 degrees C as CPU temp in AIDA?
So you would hit 100 C core when it would start to throttle?
 

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The core temperatures are the most accurate, and also the ones Intel uses for throttling. So you want those, not the ones AIDA is showing you, which is likely either the package temp or the CPU sensor on the motherboard.

Though, AIDA should be showing your the core temps too.
 

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Done a quick run in Aida stress test, showing all cpu temps (10 cores), Done the same in Afterburn.
The diference between ""CPU temp" (no number) and the "CPU1" (etc) temps are some degrees, but not 10 degrees. "CPU temp" is slightly higher.
 

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Waiting for @crazyeyesreaper , I'd like to know what exact "CPU temp" in aida he's looking at for the cooler reviews.
 

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Well I use AIDA and use the Package Temp as my “main” monitor temp as it’s always showing the hottest core. I have a whole page with all the CPU temps being monitored but I find package temp is the “easiest” because of the reason I stated. I have multiple pages of monitoring on my G19s LCD.
 
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Waiting for @crazyeyesreaper , I'd like to know what exact "CPU temp" in aida he's looking at for the cooler reviews.
Well with regards to your question in the TS; you would want the temp of the hottest core, because that will determine the throttle point and also the thermal shutdown point. There is absolutely no point monitoring lower temperature sensors in this case...
 

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After looking in Aida64, there is a CPU, a CPU Package, and all the CPU Cores. The CPU, I believe is actually the sensor on the motherboard, the CPU Package and CPU Cores are all sensors directly on the CPU.

If you are just looking at the CPU temperature, yes, it will be lower than all the other sensors because it isn't directly on the CPU and if further from the source of heat.

MSI Afterburner's CPU temperature is actually the CPU Package sensor, Afterburner does not read any sensors from the motherboard normally, it only reads the sensors directly on the CPU.
 
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I could confirm that ^, Newtekie1. "Aida CPU" is the same as mobo onboard LCD temp, and "AB CPU Core clock" is closer to (or is) "Aida CPU Package". And it's more than 5 degrees diference over a larger period of time.
So, yes, the forum brother that wants the highest value to keep it checked: use Package.

Problem for reviewers is: use the most used variable (if it is the Core clock) or use the ugliest (hottest, thus Package value) for manufacturer's image? :pimp:
 
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