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Program for monitoring CPU temperature

by frakkalakka / July 8, 2007 4:45 PM PDT

Just wondering if anyone could point me towards software that monitors & reports CPU/Motherboard temperature. If the program warns you when temps are too high that's a definite plus...Ideally I want freeware but willing to pay a bit if I have to.

I have a Dell Dimension E521 Desktop (unfortunately.) with an AMD processor, running Windows XP.


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Motherboard Monitor is one option...
by John.Wilkinson / July 9, 2007 2:30 AM PDT

You'll find it doesn't support all hardware and requires some knowledge of your computer, but Motherboard Monitor is a nice freeware option that displays your temps in the Notification Area by the clock and sounds audio alerts if they exceed user-defined temps. Everest and SpeedFan, both freeware, also offer information about your current temperatures but they don't provide the 'on-demand' access of motherboard monitor.

Hope this helps,

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Motherboard Monitor
by frakkalakka / July 9, 2007 7:12 AM PDT

Thanks, I'll check them out

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