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Temp. Sensor placement

Q: Temp. Sensor placement

I got this new case and it came with a temp. sensor (lcd on front of case). I want to place it on my GPU but I don't know exactly where the best spot would be. Any suggestions?

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A: Temp. Sensor placement


Need more details.Is this a CPU cooler ?
Anyhow it should have install instructions.
You do mean "CPU" don't you ?
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Quote from Djrafh;How much OC...
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This is the first time I ever heard of the actual placement of that little sensor ( I don't get around much any more!)
Anyway ,I was hoping someone could tell me if there is a general
rule as to exactly where & how the heat sensor is to be mounted.
I have built 3- P4's and 1-P3 over the last few years .It's just a hobby for me , but they all work great , but I have never been comfortable as to whether I was getting a proper reading .
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A:Striker Extreme temperature sensor placement

Temperature you report is normal for idle. The CPU runs hot. 62C is even normal for operation when in use.
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Why should my card be so hot? does it matter if it gets hot? Its never artifacted.

Any knowledge is appriciated,


A:my 6800GT's temp sensor

GPUs run a lot hotter than CPUs and chipsets. That temp is actually very good for a 6800GT, and nothing to worry about.

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A:AIDA32 aux temp sensor

I assumed that Aux Temp referred to the Power Supply Unit.

Just checked mine :

Mobo - 24 C
CPU - 48 C
Aux - 21 C
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A:Hardware Temp Sensor???

HWMonitor, RealTemp, SpeedFan, are ones I have used. I really don't like speedfan but it's the only one that will read some CPUs I have found. HWMonitor is good but none are always right. None are completely dependable.
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A:CPU Temp sensor corruption, is it possible?

Since those sensors are probably the type that change electrical conductivity with heat to ascertain a 'temperature', it is a high probability that many do indeed fail over a period of time.

It would not surprise me in the least.
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Where do I poke the CPU sensor to get a reading of CPU temp?

I'm confused


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Thanks, Al

A:Video Card Temp Sensor

Some cards do and some don't. One program that I find will tell you with a fair degree of certainty if it does is Everest:
Look under the Computer -> Sensor section for a GPU sensor reading. If you see one then you can try something like Speedfan to see if it'll read it too. Speedfan is really handy provided it reads the sensors you want.
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A:Solved: air temp sensor not detected

Check out the following link and skip to Issue 5.
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A:Does anyone know of a program to alert when a temp sensor goes too high?

Hardware monitor has available addons for things like this i think
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A:PSU placement

Originally Posted by bassfisher6522

I'm in the market for a new case. I want to transfer my OEM HP into the new case for now and later on buy parts for a build later on down the road. My question is: What is the better position of the PSU, top mount or bottom mount? Does is really matter or is it preference?

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A:Fan Placement?

A side panel intake might help keep you cpu or gpu cooler(depending on where you put it). It isn't too hard, but If you have to make the hole, you might have to repaint the case unless you're very careful.
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A:RAM placement

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A:Memory placement

Make of mobo would be helpful. Some memory is done by slot 1 & 3 then 2 & 4 and some are done by pairs side by side. You can always try it. It will work or not or have no effect. If the system boots you can go to System in Control Panel and see how much ram is detected. If you built your computer, the manual would guide you as to placement of the ram.
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Would that be advisable?



A:Placement of external fan

Sure but it won't help a thing. The place to point it would be the side air intake or front air intakes and even then you may only see a little decline. Really the 41c is a very modest rise and I would sweat it as they say !
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A:Hardrive placement

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A:Fan placement question

czplayer said:

I'm going to buy 120mm case fan would it be ok to tape it out on there? My case doesn't have any slots to put a fan into.
I'm also wondering i could maybe place it on bottom panel below my graphics card.Click to expand...
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A:Screen placement

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A:Case Fan Placement

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

If you can`t move the tower to a cooler location then maybe getting some blinds for the window in question would help a lot.

No matter how many case fans you employ, if your tower is in direct sunlight it`s going to get hot.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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A:I have these files in my %temp% folder JETBBAE.temp and ~DFCA9F.tmp and i cant delete

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Those programs are not reliable for AMD platform, This AMD OverDrive? Technology should give you much better look at what's going on. For temperatures look at "Temperature margin" Higher, the better at 10c or so it will start throttling like crazy. It also provides many more details than any other monitoring program.
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Sounds like you're talking about "snap assist"?
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Hi CollinsMachine and welcome to TSG.

The battery holders are designed so the battery will only fit properly one way around so I think you're ok.
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May I then suggest this workaround:

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Quote: Originally Posted by blockie

I know that icons for the desktop are stored in the Desktop folder. But where is the placement information stored? Each time I boot the computer the desktop icons are just where I left them.

1) Open Windows Explorer
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'If you look at a board that uses an AMD CPU however, the slots used are 1-2 and/or 3-4.'

refer to the MSI K9N - which see;

Dual channel with slots 1/3 or 2/4.

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It's not going to affect the printer...

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Welcome to SF!

Right-click on an empty spot on your Desk Top.
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You should now be able to place your icons anywhere you like.
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Please perform a free online scan of your system here (requires Internet Explorer): suspect that the Cicache program may be a virus or spyware.
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A:Losing desktop icon placement.

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I have prepared a double-sided iinvitation, using Corel Printhouse Magic. {Yes I know it's old, but it works for me! LOL}

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You can turn off the snapping here:

1. Select the WordArt so that the 'WordArt Tools' 'Format' tab shows up on your ribbon. Click there.

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I think you can solve at least part of that problem by right click an empty spot on the Task Bar and remove the check mark that I assume is in front of 'Cascade windows.'
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Hi tryingmybest, welcome to TSG.

What happens if you change the footer margin to 0? If you have no footers, you don't have to give it any room.
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A:Placement of the 'Program Files' folder(s)

I found this page where some people moved Program Files. But it didn't look trivial:
Move Program Files

I'm wondering if perhaps you can install your programs to folders underneath program files then move that folder to another physical disk. Then make a hard link to it. That way Windows Registry settings all the rest should still point to the same place. In fact PC Magazine has a utility to do it. I think it costs $7 or $8. Also I've seen some people use other hard link utilities designed for moving games, for free. (In Linux when a partition started to fill up I just made a link to another and moved programs over. It worked quite easily there.)

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Can you explain how you resolved this please, for the benefit of other users. Thanks
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Have you looked at this site?
Projects/KDE on Windows/FAQ - KDE TechBase

Create a backup HDD image before attempting to install this.
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A:Solved: LCD Monitor Placement Guide

LCD's are not subject to problems from normal magnetic fields
like CRT's are.
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That depends on which part of the favorites bar you think is the "end".

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A:Google Rediirection Virus, Random ad placement


Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running ComboFix tool:
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A:Desktop icon placement & Task Bar Toolbars.

Howdy Jonaboff,

Have you made sure that your Icons are "auto align to grid?

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Also make sure you taskbar is not set to auto hide..

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A:Silly: Beginner Question About Icon Placement

The computer you are using must be an old one though new to you--i.e. AOL8
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