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Old 10-06-2008, 12:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What is a good program to find the temperature of your cpu, graphic card, ram? is there any other parts that i should keep a temperature check on? i am completely new to building and maintaining self built computers. Thank you for the help


what is the standard temperature for: cpu, graphics card, ram (and any other parts that i might be forgetting)
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CPU: CoreTemp, RealTemp
Graphics: ATiTool, RivaTuner,
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As for temps..it all depends on what kind of CPU you have, as well as cooling. Same goes for graphics cards. Idle temps and load temps are different, too. Generally, 60C's to 70C's for CPU on load are getting pretty hot. Graphics card are average around 65-70C though.
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hwmonitor, realtemp, coretemp, gpuz, ati tool, riva tuner, there are alot

but u wont find anything that can tell u ream temp because there arnt sensors on your ram

max temps really depend on ur cpu, but on most 60c is pretty got, i wouldnt go above 70

gfx cards are made to run hot, i wouldnt really worry about it just make sure u dust out the heatsink every 6 months or so, more often if u have a dustier house.
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hwmonitor, realtemp, coretemp, gpuz, ati tool, riva tuner, there are alot

but u wont find anything that can tell u ream temp because there arnt sensors on your ram

max temps really depend on ur cpu, but on most 60c is pretty got, i wouldnt go above 70

gfx cards are made to run hot, i wouldnt really worry about it just make sure u dust out the heatsink every 6 months or so, more often if u have a dustier house.
but there is of course such thing as TOO hot for a gfx card right? i am going to overclock my 4850... about what temp should i run it at max?
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but there is of course such thing as TOO hot for a gfx card right? i am going to overclock my 4850... about what temp should i run it at max?
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Generally, 60C's to 70C's for CPU on load are getting pretty hot. Graphics card are average around 65-75C on load though.
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Answered that in my previous post:
o ic it now. Now load time as you say, when exactly should i measure it. Should i play a higher graphic demanding game such as crysis or bioshock then do a test on the temperature?
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Aye, that's what load temp would be. You can set the program, depending on which one you use/what you are monitoring, to log its activity. So you could setup Rivatuner and have it open in the backgroudn while playing the game, monitoring/logging your temps to a .log file. THen you can look at that file and see how high your temps were getting. Same way with CoreTemp, you can set it to log to a file over increments of time, I believe.
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Generally, 60C's to 70C's for CPU on load are getting pretty hot. Graphics card are average around 65-70C though.
it really depends on ur card. some cards are made to go up to 80 or 90
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Yeah but that's starting to get pretty warm, stalin. That's geting close to boiling temp lol. If your card is going up that high...then there's a problem.
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Technically the 4800 series cards are rated up to 105C if i recall correctly. Although i dont suggest letting them get that hot.
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