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Re: AMD running too hot
  • From: Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2001 18:56:06 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0108141854460.5059-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 14 Aug 2001, Roman Shakin wrote:

> On the abit and almost every other board the heat sensor is not touching the
> back of the cpu, and thus kinda measures the ambient temp of the air, and not
> the actual cpu. It would be really cool if AMD finally got around to putting
> heat sensors inside the cpu like Intel Does...

Athlon 4 does contain an on-CPU thermister on the models I've seen.
AFAIK, lm_sensors and the likes don't support this yet.



| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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