|11th Jan 2013, 10:20||#1|
Join Date: Jun 2009
ROG Connect - Accurate CPU temps on P55?
Just venturing into some overclocking with this CPU, Looking for maximum O/C with EIST power saving enabled.
I have a question before proceeding further.
My ROG connect is showing lower temps under load on this i7 860, @3.4Ghz with 1.275v, under water.
[ROG Connect ]______________[ RealTemp]
Idle____[ 35 ]______________[32 30 32 29]
Load___[42 ]_______________[57 55 55 56]
Is ROG connect reliable, anyone else have this issue.
My thoughts were that ROG connect would be more accurate for reading temps as it has control of the BIOS settings too.
|11th Jan 2013, 12:20||#2|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Westcliff on Sea
If the ROG Connect uses the same method to measure temps as the Asus software then don't trust it and use Real Temp. I've had a number of Asus mobos since 2007 and not one of them has ever had reliable CPU temp monitoring using the Asus software.
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