Re: sensor 3.3.1 and previous do not properly detect/show CPUTIN temperature - maximus iv extreme Revision 3.0 motherboard

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On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 11:08:23 +0100, Martin Suchanek wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 5:30 AM, Guenter Roeck
> <guenter.roeck@xxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> > The answer is quite simple - the board get the CPU temperature using PECI,
> > which the w83627ehf/nct67765 driver reports is as "PECI Agent 0".
> > Open Hardware Monitor maps that temperature into the CPU temperature
> > display
> > and ignores CPUTIN. Which makes sense, since the purpose of PECI is to
> > report
> > the CPU temperature.
> >
> > So all you need to do is to ignore the value of CPUTIN and use the "PECI
> > Agent 0"
> > temperature instead.
> I am now confused ?
> I do not know technical details but according to ASUS technical support
> CPUTIN is temperature of motherboard (not cpu socket , not cpu yourself )
> what exactly this temperature means ?

Labels are suggestions from the chip maker, unfortunately board vendors
are free to not follow these suggestions and wire the inputs
differently. Confusion ensues...

Jean Delvare

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