Asus and Abit temperature readings examined closely & more
Subject: Cases and Cooling | June 16, 2004 - 01:03 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
BleedinEdge drills a hole in a stock heatsink, inserts a temperature probe into it and looks at the differences in temperature readings from the motherboard's sensors, MBM 5 and their temperature probe. If reading the article makes you want to upgrade your CPU cooling, well here's a list of solutions. Some of the companies will be familiar and some new.
"...as every over clocker knows, and as is very well documented on the Net, the two favorite manufacturers for the typical enthusiast have a huge discrepancy when reporting CPU temps. Depending on a tweaker's preference you might hear 'Abit read high, Asus is correct', or exactly the opposite. Here at the BE labs we decided to get to the bottom of this controversy and investigate who's right, if anyone."
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- CoolerMaster Hyper 6 CPU Cooler Review @ overclockersclub
- Foxconn AMD 3400+ Heat Guzzler Heatsink Review @ OCIA.net
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- CoolerMaster Hyper 6 @ SilentPCreview
- Primecooler Mega II+ & II+ heatsinks review @ a1-electronics
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- SelectCool Double Header @ ModdersHQ
- Thermaltake Silent Tower CL-P0025 @ systemcooling
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