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Old March 25, 2009, 11:12 AM
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Hi guys I have been doing some overclocking on video card and have a question about the temp readings from my card.

In GPU-Z I am given two GPU temperature readings and two PCB Temperature readings.



I am wondering which one of those is actually providing me with the correct reading as the Second GPU temp reading always seems to be about 7-10C below the first one.

Furthermore when i go into Riva Tuner->hardware monitoring setup->core temp I have the option at the top to change the data provider.



If I use the default the temperature corresponds to the First reading in GPU-Z. When I select either of those two options it corresponds with the second temp reading.

Thanks in Advance for the help,

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Old March 25, 2009, 11:25 AM
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What brand of card is that? if its evga download pressision itll tell you the single GPU temps, if its not evga im not sure weather their software works across other brands. as for temp id just go with the higher one to be safe as I have no idea how your getting multiple temps unless you have SLI enabled.
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Old March 25, 2009, 11:33 AM
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Well the card is a BFG GTX 260 OC MAXCORE and it is not run in SLI. EVGA precision also says the same as the top reading. I just find it funny that there are two readings there. Obviously I will play it safe and use the higher reading as the acutal temp untill I find diffrent.
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