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Should i be worried my fm2 processor reads zero degrees

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I've been overclocking with AMD Processors from Athlon x2, Phenom x4, Phenom 2 x4, Athlon 2 x4, Phenom 2 x6 and FX 8150, but I've never had any of those processor read 0 degrees celcius @ idle. Is my motherboard broken or the sensors broken or whatever the reason may be should I be worried.
 

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try using another temp monitoring program like core temp?
 

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It doesn't read the temp at all. As said, try other programs (AIDA64, CpuID HWMonitor or whatever).
 
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same thing still 0 degree
 

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now on aida and core temp updated
 

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Dang, never seen that before. It's up to you, you could try to RMA it or just keep it and use it as is.
 
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oky doke thanks for the input
 
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updating the mobo bios could help
 
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it's already up to date
 
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Does FM2 have core unlock (ACC) or Unleashed mode on them? These are known to not be able to read the temps. Check your bios first before RMA.
 

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0 at idle is fine, as long as it increases during load. I guess I'm one of the few people here with chips.

Personally, I think they temp sensor relates degrees above ambient, or how many degrees temp has gone up, but not the actual temp of the CPU.


Temps are only important at high load, near the throttle point.