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Old 08-01-07, 02:06 PM   #13
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Default Re: Thermalright Ultra-120 vs Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme

The VANTEC THERMOFLOW fans speed is controlled by the temp of the system\cpu, how does this work? i know it plugs into the mobo but can i set the temp i would like the cpu to run at? ... i wonder if im best off just not using the temp control and allowing the fan to spin full throttle? maby loud? ... maby buy another zalman fanmate2 controller and control it that way like i do with the 92mm vantec tornado on my graphics card!
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Old 08-01-07, 03:56 PM   #14
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Down-clocked from 3.6Ghz to 3.5Ghz, had some stability issues. I also reworked air-flow in my case...
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Old 08-01-07, 04:08 PM   #15
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Monolyth, you need to watch the individual core temps instead of the temp tracked by "CPU". Everest can monitor each core; use the taskbar or OSD to display the core temps.



You can see the OSD in this pic with the temps for my four cores.

atojar,

The Thermoflow fans have a thermistor on it to read air temp. They have a lead for mobo monitoring and a four pin connector for power. You may want to use it for the case and move a fan that can be controlled by the mobo to the CPU.
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Old 08-01-07, 06:35 PM   #16
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Monolyth, you need to watch the individual core temps instead of the temp tracked by "CPU". Everest can monitor each core; use the taskbar or OSD to display the core temps.



You can see the OSD in this pic with the temps for my four cores.

atojar,

The Thermoflow fans have a thermistor on it to read air temp. They have a lead for mobo monitoring and a four pin connector for power. You may want to use it for the case and move a fan that can be controlled by the mobo to the CPU.
I wouldn't use the core temps. Unless my system is running extremely cool, these temps are way off.

On my system the core temps are 10 to 15C lower than my "CPU" temp, and the CPU temp is what is reported in the BIOS.

I just turned on Orthos and my CPU temp is 55C. The core temps are both at 44C. Considering my overclock, 44C seems a bit low.

I'd like to believe that, but I'd rather play it safe unless I'm 100% sure that the "CPU" temp is wrong.

EDIT: Right now my CPU is idling at 28C. The Core temps are at 20. Its about 80 degrees F in my room right now.
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Old 08-01-07, 07:02 PM   #17
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