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Does Proliant DL380p servers really monitor CPU temp?

 
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_r00t_
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Does Proliant DL380p servers really monitor CPU temp?

To me is clear that CPU sensors are not used to control fan speed.

I think is using another motherboard sensor, close to the CPUs, which is consistently giving far low temp readings. Especially when you have very low inlet temperatures. In that case the difference between real CPU temp and the temp reported by "PROCESSOR_ZONE" sensor can be up to 35C degrees.

What is going on????

I've made temp tests on all linux flavors and windows 10. From iLO versions from 2.02 to 2.72. In every case the same problem. I've also seen on the web questions about this isse, going back to iLO 1.30 and seems never been solved.

Does proliant server have a design problem???

ANSWERS, PLEASE

ps: The BIOS option for "Increased" cooling is just brute force, does not solve bad temp readings.

In summary you have essentially 2 options: 1) either generate a lot of unnecessart noise and set "increased" cooling, or 2) use CPUs at 90C when having 100% cpu load which in turn generates that the CPU reduces its speed.

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_r00t_
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Re: Does Proliant DL380p servers really monitor CPU temp?

Just browsed the web for a while and I've seen dozens of temp reports from DL380p and in each one the CPU temp is fixed to 40C.

What a joke.

3D Sea of bullsh*t.

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_r00t_
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Re: Does Proliant DL380p servers really monitor CPU temp?

I guess that the "sea of sensors" bull**bleep** could not operate with each one of the possible CPU models out there so what they did is they assume a min temp for the cpu at 40C and they sum up the temp coming from the inlet sensor (which they assume is around 30C). Using that they run the fans in the "optimal" configuration no matter the real CPU temp. If on top of that, the inlet sensor increases, they just increase by a certain factor the fan speed.

The problem arises when the inlet temp is way below the one they expect, and then the fan speed is insufficient. I have no other explanation if this insane issue.

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I_AN
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Re: Does Proliant DL380p servers really monitor CPU temp?

Hello,

I am suspecting that this a HPE ProLiant DL380p Gen8 Server.
This server does have sensors to monitor the CPU temperature in the CPU location and not the inlet temperature sensor.
Please make sure you have the latest firmware/SPP installed for the server as there are critical fixes in the fan noise/temperature sensor issues.

Also please make sure the fan configuration is dones as per the below document:

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=mmr_sf-EN_US000043586&docLocale=en_US

If you are experiencing any Hardware issues like server shutdown/reboot due to server overheat, then I would recommend you to please log a HPE Support and log a hardware case.

Regards,

I am a HPE Employee
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_r00t_
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Re: Does Proliant DL380p servers really monitor CPU temp?

Thanks for the answer, it is appreciated.

Double checked fan config as per the document in the link and it is ok.

BIOS is from 05/21/2018 and iLO firmware is v2.72.

Here is a typical temp reading for the server (yes a DL380p) with ZERO CPU load (and BIOS thermal config of "Increased"):

Sensor   Location              Temp       Threshold
------   --------              ----       ---------
#1        AMBIENT              12C/53F    42C/107F
#2        PROCESSOR_ZONE       40C/104F   70C/158F
#3        PROCESSOR_ZONE       40C/104F   70C/158F
#4        MEMORY_BD            13C/55F    87C/188F
#5        MEMORY_BD            13C/55F    87C/188F
#6        MEMORY_BD            14C/57F    87C/188F
#7        MEMORY_BD            14C/57F    87C/188F
#8        MEMORY_BD            13C/55F    87C/188F
#9        MEMORY_BD            13C/55F    87C/188F
#10       MEMORY_BD            14C/57F    87C/188F
#11       MEMORY_BD            14C/57F    87C/188F
#12       SYSTEM_BD            35C/95F    60C/140F
#13       SYSTEM_BD            44C/111F   105C/221F
#14       POWER_SUPPLY_BAY     18C/64F     -      
#15       POWER_SUPPLY_BAY      -          -      
#16       POWER_SUPPLY_BAY     14C/57F    75C/167F
#17       SYSTEM_BD            21C/69F    115C/239F
#18       SYSTEM_BD            19C/66F    115C/239F
#19       SYSTEM_BD            20C/68F    115C/239F
#20       SYSTEM_BD            20C/68F    115C/239F
#21       SYSTEM_BD            18C/64F    115C/239F
#22       SYSTEM_BD            20C/68F    115C/239F
#23       SYSTEM_BD            17C/62F    90C/194F
#24       SYSTEM_BD            14C/57F    90C/194F
#25       SYSTEM_BD            40C/104F   100C/212F
#26       SYSTEM_BD            17C/62F    90C/194F
#27       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#28       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#29       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#30       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#31       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#32       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#33       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#34       I/O_ZONE             15C/59F    65C/149F
#35       I/O_ZONE             16C/60F    66C/150F
#36       I/O_ZONE             16C/60F    66C/150F
#37       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#38       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#39       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#40       I/O_ZONE             17C/62F    66C/150F
#41       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#42       SYSTEM_BD            14C/57F    95C/203F
#43       SYSTEM_BD            22C/71F    90C/194F
#44       SYSTEM_BD            17C/62F    80C/176F
#45       SYSTEM_BD            9C/48F     65C/149F
#46       SYSTEM_BD            18C/64F    75C/167F
#47       SYSTEM_BD            16C/60F    75C/167F
#48       SYSTEM_BD            18C/64F    75C/167F
#49       CHASSIS_ZONE         16C/60F    75C/167F
#50       CHASSIS_ZONE         16C/60F    75C/167F

The fan speeds are:

Fan  Location        Present Speed  of max  Redundant  Partner  Hot-pluggable
---  --------        ------- -----  ------  ---------  -------  -------------
#1   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  32%     Yes        0        Yes          
#2   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  32%     Yes        0        Yes          
#3   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  32%     Yes        0        Yes          
#4   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  34%     Yes        0        Yes          
#5   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  43%     Yes        0        Yes          
#6   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  43%     Yes        0        Yes    

The first observation is that, given the inlet temp of 12C and ZERO CPU load, its temp could hardly be 40C. That's just logic. Confirming this, CPU temp readings (as per psensor on linux MX 18.3) are:

coretemp-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
Package id 0:  +22.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0:        +20.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1:        +22.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 2:        +18.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 3:        +20.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)

coretemp-isa-0001
Adapter: ISA adapter
Package id 1:  +22.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0:        +21.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1:        +20.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 2:        +20.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 3:        +17.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)

Here is the reading for the same server after 10 minutes of 100% CPU load:

Sensor   Location              Temp       Threshold
------   --------              ----       ---------
#1        AMBIENT              12C/53F    42C/107F
#2        PROCESSOR_ZONE       40C/104F   70C/158F
#3        PROCESSOR_ZONE       40C/104F   70C/158F
#4        MEMORY_BD            15C/59F    87C/188F
#5        MEMORY_BD            15C/59F    87C/188F
#6        MEMORY_BD            15C/59F    87C/188F
#7        MEMORY_BD            15C/59F    87C/188F
#8        MEMORY_BD            13C/55F    87C/188F
#9        MEMORY_BD            14C/57F    87C/188F
#10       MEMORY_BD            15C/59F    87C/188F
#11       MEMORY_BD            15C/59F    87C/188F
#12       SYSTEM_BD            35C/95F    60C/140F
#13       SYSTEM_BD            44C/111F   105C/221F
#14       POWER_SUPPLY_BAY     19C/66F     -      
#15       POWER_SUPPLY_BAY      -          -      
#16       POWER_SUPPLY_BAY     17C/62F    75C/167F
#17       SYSTEM_BD            21C/69F    115C/239F
#18       SYSTEM_BD            23C/73F    115C/239F
#19       SYSTEM_BD            20C/68F    115C/239F
#20       SYSTEM_BD            21C/69F    115C/239F
#21       SYSTEM_BD            21C/69F    115C/239F
#22       SYSTEM_BD            20C/68F    115C/239F
#23       SYSTEM_BD            18C/64F    90C/194F
#24       SYSTEM_BD            16C/60F    90C/194F
#25       SYSTEM_BD            41C/105F   100C/212F
#26       SYSTEM_BD            18C/64F    90C/194F
#27       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#28       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#29       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#30       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#31       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#32       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#33       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#34       I/O_ZONE             18C/64F    65C/149F
#35       I/O_ZONE             18C/64F    66C/150F
#36       I/O_ZONE             18C/64F    66C/150F
#37       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#38       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#39       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#40       I/O_ZONE             21C/69F    66C/150F
#41       I/O_ZONE              -          -      
#42       SYSTEM_BD            16C/60F    95C/203F
#43       SYSTEM_BD            24C/75F    90C/194F
#44       SYSTEM_BD            20C/68F    80C/176F
#45       SYSTEM_BD            9C/48F     65C/149F
#46       SYSTEM_BD            20C/68F    75C/167F
#47       SYSTEM_BD            20C/68F    75C/167F
#48       SYSTEM_BD            21C/69F    75C/167F
#49       CHASSIS_ZONE         18C/64F    75C/167F
#50       CHASSIS_ZONE         17C/62F    75C/167F

The fan speed are:

Fan  Location        Present Speed  of max  Redundant  Partner  Hot-pluggable
---  --------        ------- -----  ------  ---------  -------  -------------
#1   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  32%     Yes        0        Yes          
#2   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  32%     Yes        0        Yes          
#3   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  32%     Yes        0        Yes          
#4   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  34%     Yes        0        Yes          
#5   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  43%     Yes        0        Yes          
#6   SYSTEM          Yes     NORMAL  43%     Yes        0        Yes  

CPU temp readings as per psensor are:

coretemp-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
Package id 0:  +43.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0:        +39.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1:        +41.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 2:        +41.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 3:        +43.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)

coretemp-isa-0001
Adapter: ISA adapter
Package id 1:  +47.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0:        +45.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1:        +44.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 2:        +47.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 3:        +44.0°C  (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)

It obvious that the CPU temp cannot be 40C under 0 load and under 100% load. I think the problem is clear now. "PROCESSOR_ZONE" sensors are stuck in 40C/104F no matter what is the CPU temperature.

Under "Optimal" config, and here is the main issue, we have for ZERO CPU load:

Sensor Location Temp Threshold
------ -------- ---- ---------
#1 AMBIENT 12C/53F 42C/107F
#2 PROCESSOR_ZONE 40C/104F 70C/158F
#3 PROCESSOR_ZONE 40C/104F 70C/158F
#4 MEMORY_BD 14C/57F 87C/188F
#5 MEMORY_BD 14C/57F 87C/188F
#6 MEMORY_BD 14C/57F 87C/188F
#7 MEMORY_BD 14C/57F 87C/188F
#8 MEMORY_BD 15C/59F 87C/188F
#9 MEMORY_BD 15C/59F 87C/188F
#10 MEMORY_BD 15C/59F 87C/188F
#11 MEMORY_BD 14C/57F 87C/188F
#12 SYSTEM_BD 35C/95F 60C/140F
#13 SYSTEM_BD 44C/111F 105C/221F
#14 POWER_SUPPLY_BAY 20C/68F -
#15 POWER_SUPPLY_BAY - -
#16 POWER_SUPPLY_BAY 17C/62F 75C/167F
#17 SYSTEM_BD 21C/69F 115C/239F
#18 SYSTEM_BD 23C/73F 115C/239F
#19 SYSTEM_BD 23C/73F 115C/239F
#20 SYSTEM_BD 21C/69F 115C/239F
#21 SYSTEM_BD 22C/71F 115C/239F
#22 SYSTEM_BD 21C/69F 115C/239F
#23 SYSTEM_BD 19C/66F 90C/194F
#24 SYSTEM_BD 18C/64F 90C/194F
#25 SYSTEM_BD 43C/109F 100C/212F
#26 SYSTEM_BD 20C/68F 90C/194F
#27 I/O_ZONE - -
#28 I/O_ZONE - -
#29 I/O_ZONE - -
#30 I/O_ZONE - -
#31 I/O_ZONE - -
#32 I/O_ZONE - -
#33 I/O_ZONE - -
#34 I/O_ZONE 16C/60F 65C/149F
#35 I/O_ZONE 17C/62F 66C/150F
#36 I/O_ZONE 17C/62F 66C/150F
#37 I/O_ZONE - -
#38 I/O_ZONE - -
#39 I/O_ZONE - -
#40 I/O_ZONE 20C/68F 66C/150F
#41 I/O_ZONE - -
#42 SYSTEM_BD 15C/59F 95C/203F
#43 SYSTEM_BD 26C/78F 90C/194F
#44 SYSTEM_BD 19C/66F 80C/176F
#45 SYSTEM_BD 9C/48F 65C/149F
#46 SYSTEM_BD 21C/69F 75C/167F
#47 SYSTEM_BD 18C/64F 75C/167F
#48 SYSTEM_BD 21C/69F 75C/167F
#49 CHASSIS_ZONE 19C/66F 75C/167F
#50 CHASSIS_ZONE 19C/66F 75C/167F

with fans:

Fan Location Present Speed of max Redundant Partner Hot-pluggable
--- -------- ------- ----- ------ --------- ------- -------------
#1 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 6% Yes 0 Yes
#2 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 6% Yes 0 Yes
#3 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 6% Yes 0 Yes
#4 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 16% Yes 0 Yes
#5 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 27% Yes 0 Yes
#6 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 27% Yes 0 Yes

Observe fans now are in a much more reasonable speed than before.

sensors readings:

coretemp-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
Package id 0: +24.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0: +20.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1: +24.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 2: +19.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 3: +22.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)

coretemp-isa-0001
Adapter: ISA adapter
Package id 1: +30.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0: +27.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1: +27.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 2: +29.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 3: +26.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)


After 10 mins of 100% usage we can see the main problem:

Sensor Location Temp Threshold
------ -------- ---- ---------
#1 AMBIENT 11C/51F 42C/107F
#2 PROCESSOR_ZONE 40C/104F 70C/158F
#3 PROCESSOR_ZONE 60C/140F 70C/158F
#4 MEMORY_BD 15C/59F 87C/188F
#5 MEMORY_BD 15C/59F 87C/188F
#6 MEMORY_BD 15C/59F 87C/188F
#7 MEMORY_BD 16C/60F 87C/188F
#8 MEMORY_BD 17C/62F 87C/188F
#9 MEMORY_BD 20C/68F 87C/188F
#10 MEMORY_BD 19C/66F 87C/188F
#11 MEMORY_BD 16C/60F 87C/188F
#12 SYSTEM_BD 35C/95F 60C/140F
#13 SYSTEM_BD 44C/111F 105C/221F
#14 POWER_SUPPLY_BAY 25C/77F -
#15 POWER_SUPPLY_BAY - -
#16 POWER_SUPPLY_BAY 25C/77F 75C/167F
#17 SYSTEM_BD 25C/77F 115C/239F
#18 SYSTEM_BD 31C/87F 115C/239F
#19 SYSTEM_BD 24C/75F 115C/239F
#20 SYSTEM_BD 21C/69F 115C/239F
#21 SYSTEM_BD 26C/78F 115C/239F
#22 SYSTEM_BD 28C/82F 115C/239F
#23 SYSTEM_BD 20C/68F 90C/194F
#24 SYSTEM_BD 24C/75F 90C/194F
#25 SYSTEM_BD 44C/111F 100C/212F
#26 SYSTEM_BD 23C/73F 90C/194F
#27 I/O_ZONE - -
#28 I/O_ZONE - -
#29 I/O_ZONE - -
#30 I/O_ZONE - -
#31 I/O_ZONE - -
#32 I/O_ZONE - -
#33 I/O_ZONE - -
#34 I/O_ZONE 22C/71F 65C/149F
#35 I/O_ZONE 23C/73F 66C/150F
#36 I/O_ZONE 23C/73F 66C/150F
#37 I/O_ZONE - -
#38 I/O_ZONE - -
#39 I/O_ZONE - -
#40 I/O_ZONE 27C/80F 66C/150F
#41 I/O_ZONE - -
#42 SYSTEM_BD 17C/62F 95C/203F
#43 SYSTEM_BD 28C/82F 90C/194F
#44 SYSTEM_BD 22C/71F 80C/176F
#45 SYSTEM_BD 8C/46F 65C/149F
#46 SYSTEM_BD 25C/77F 75C/167F
#47 SYSTEM_BD 22C/71F 75C/167F
#48 SYSTEM_BD 26C/78F 75C/167F
#49 CHASSIS_ZONE 24C/75F 75C/167F
#50 CHASSIS_ZONE 21C/69F 75C/167F

fans:

Fan Location Present Speed of max Redundant Partner Hot-pluggable
--- -------- ------- ----- ------ --------- ------- -------------
#1 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 10% Yes 0 Yes
#2 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 10% Yes 0 Yes
#3 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 10% Yes 0 Yes
#4 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 16% Yes 0 Yes
#5 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 27% Yes 0 Yes
#6 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 27% Yes 0 Yes

sensors:

coretemp-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
Package id 0: +51.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0: +46.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1: +47.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 2: +49.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 3: +51.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)

coretemp-isa-0001
Adapter: ISA adapter
Package id 1: +92.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0: +91.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1: +91.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 2: +91.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 3: +89.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)

CPU starts to throttle:

CPU MHz: 3391.856
CPU max MHz: 3500.0000
CPU min MHz: 1200.0000

So the main conclusions are:
1) Cooling is not aware of  real CPU temp.
2) "PROCESSOR_ZONE" sensor, whatever it is, may report up to 30C below he real CPU temp, with a fixed minimum of 40C.

Summarizing, Optimal thermal config option is awful.

When you say " in the CPU location" you mean the CPU sensors or other sensors external to the CPU?

Thanks.

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_r00t_
Advisor

Re: Does Proliant DL380p servers really monitor CPU temp?

I forgot to mention that I have another DL380p (bought from a different provider) which has older BIOS and iLO which are experiencing similar issues, so I seriously doubt the it's a firmware problem.

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Jimmy Vance
HPE Pro

Re: Does Proliant DL380p servers really monitor CPU temp?

This advisory discusses some throttling issues which may be related to what you are seeing.  The thermal and iLO groups did extensive testing when this was reported.  The system uses more than just the sensors on the board and does monitor the internal readings of the CPU.   What ends up happening as the CPU temp spikes and before the iLO can react and start ramping up the fan speed, short CPU throttling events can occur. Many times the MCE events happen so quickly, the the event stating throttling is over doesn't get logged. If the fans are set to react more aggressively, then customers start complaining about the increased fan noise so there is a fine line that has to be balanced.  If you are running your CPU's under a load that starts tripping the throttling events, then the solution is to set the system to increased cooling instead of optimal cooling

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00020196en_us

 

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_r00t_
Advisor

Re: Does Proliant DL380p servers really monitor CPU temp?

Fan noise is exactly the problem I am facing because the small data center is closeby to an office environment, so noise levels from "Increased" cooling are unacceptable.

Besides the throttling, what I've shown is that "Optimal" setting is not optimal at all. Please look again at the reading at 100% CPU use:

Fan Location Present Speed of max Redundant Partner Hot-pluggable
--- -------- ------- ----- ------ --------- ------- -------------
#1 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 10% Yes 0 Yes
#2 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 10% Yes 0 Yes
#3 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 10% Yes 0 Yes
#4 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 16% Yes 0 Yes
#5 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 27% Yes 0 Yes
#6 SYSTEM Yes NORMAL 27% Yes 0 Yes

sensors:

coretemp-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
Package id 0: +51.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0: +46.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1: +47.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 2: +49.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 3: +51.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)

coretemp-isa-0001
Adapter: ISA adapter
Package id 1: +92.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0: +91.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1: +91.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 2: +91.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 3: +89.0°C (high = +94.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)

 

Do you see it?

I estimate that setting *all* fans at 20%, you will get around 50C in both CPUs (and acceptable temps for essentially the whole board), and noise level is *very low*.

If you set "Increased" cooling, fans are spinning much faster than needed generating a lot of noise.

There is any way to fix fan speed at certain point? In my current setting fixing the fans at 20% will solve the problem.