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Old 04-07-2008, 12:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know of a good set of tools that I can use to monitor my CPU heat and keep an eye on it? My main concern it checking CPU heat.

Egad, never mind I just realized my mobo came with a utility. it's currently running at 39 C, fan is 1740 RPM. What numbers would be bad, like when should I start to worry if the CPU reaches a certain temp or does the uGuru software show an alert or something?

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Old 04-07-2008, 02:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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For CPU: OCCT, and CoreTemp have been the most accurate for me (CoreTemp being #1).
GPU: RivaTuner, ATITool
General temps: Everest (it has a sensor tab, along with all of your other system info).

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occt uses hwmonitor to get its temps, it also dipslays vga, hdd...:


i use that and core temp but mostly just coretemp

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those are three i have used...i liked occt the best
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