Originally Posted by buaku
kirkengaard, I have an MSI board. I did a little looking around and you appear correct in that not all the boards have the thermel sensor chip. I read two reviews that mentioned that the MSI board doesn't have a way to monitor the temperature. So it appears that its up to the board maker.
My sister's MSI FX5600 (1 year old) does have a thermal sensor. It's a windows-only PC, and 'speedfan' reports thermal information for the FX.