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cpu temperature monitor

Temperature Monitor

Temperature Monitor
Free

Temperature Monitor

Displays all accessible temperature sensors.

Free
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Publisher: Marcel Bresink Software-Systeme Downloads: 136,693
SpeedFan Temperature Monitor

SpeedFan Temperature Monitor
Free

SpeedFan Temperature Monitor

Monitor and display your CPU temperature on the desktop.

Free
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Publisher: Jeremy Ozer Downloads: 186,814
CPU Monitor

CPU Monitor
Free

CPU Monitor

Monitor and view your CPU usage.

Free
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Publisher: Andreas Kreisl Downloads: 2,582
PowwwerSoft CPU Monitor

PowwwerSoft CPU Monitor
Free

PowwwerSoft CPU Monitor

Monitor your personal computer's CPU usage.

Free
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Publisher: PowwwerSoft Downloads: 36,837
Cpu Temperature Pure

Cpu Temperature Pure
$0.99

Cpu Temperature Pure

The best app to check the cpu temperature.

$0.99
Publisher: mooncakes Downloads: 140
HDD Temperature

HDD Temperature
Free

HDD Temperature

Monitor the current temperatures of your hard drives.

Free
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Publisher: PalickSoft Downloads: 187,276
Motherboard Monitor

Motherboard Monitor
Free

Motherboard Monitor

Monitor your PC temperature from different motherboard sensor chips.

Free
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Publisher: Alex van Kaam Downloads: 321,169
Temperature Monitor Widget

Temperature Monitor Widget
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Temperature Monitor Widget

Shows accessible temp sensors.

Free
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Publisher: Marcel Bresink Software-Systeme Downloads: 21,705
CPU Graph

CPU Graph
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CPU Graph

Monitor and view your CPU usage and temperature.

Free
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Publisher: Jeremy Ozer Downloads: 32,332
AMD64 CPU Assistant

AMD64 CPU Assistant
Free

AMD64 CPU Assistant

Monitor temperature of your AMD64 CPU core with thermal sensor.

Free
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Publisher: Alexey V.Voronin Downloads: 5,141
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About CPU temperature monitors

A CPU temperature monitor is a piece of software that reads information from one or more sensors inside your computer that track how much heat your central processing unit (CPU) is producing. This utility is helpful for computer builders to confirm that they've gone through the process correctly. If a CPU cooler isn't installed correctly, the computer won't run well and may shut itself down to avoid heat damage.


CPU temperature monitor FAQs

Dealing with temperature sensors inside your PC can get complicated, leaving you with a pile of questions. Let us demystify a few of the common issues you might encounter.

  • Which temperature monitor is best?

    HWMonitor is arguably the best bet for Windows users, because it's free, updated frequently, and works with both AMD and Intel CPUs. For 20 Euro (or approximately $22), the Pro version adds remote monitoring, graph generation, and the ability to leave the program running in your Windows system tray instead of taking up space on the taskbar.

    Mac users can use a program simply called Temperature Monitor.

  • What temperature is considered safe for my CPU?

    Intel CPUs can usually go to about 85 degrees Celsius (about 185 degrees Fahrenheit) before they start experiencing glitches or automatic shutdowns. If your CPU is getting this hot when your computer isn't doing anything, however, that indicates that the cooling may have been installed incorrectly; in this scenario, the CPU won't stay in a safe range if you give it an intense task like playing a game. Assuming a room temperature of 21 degrees Celsius (about 73 degrees Fahrenheit), normal Intel CPU operation shouldn't exceed 80 degrees Celsius.

    An AMD FX CPU should be fine up to 60 C (140 F), but it's better to keep it at 55 C or lower.

  • Why does monitoring software use the Celsius (aka centigrade) temperature scale by default, instead of Fahrenheit?
    Intel and AMD sell CPUs internationally, where the Celsius scale is more commonly used than Fahrenheit. Therefore they use Celsius to describe the safe operating temperatures of their chips. As a result, temperature monitor software defaults to Celsius, but there's usually a setting to change that.
  • If I upgrade to a new CPU, do I need to change anything in my temperature monitor software?
    Every time you open HWMonitor, it will automatically check for an available update and offer to download it for you. This software gets updated throughout the year as new CPUs come out -- often before these CPUs arrive in stores. So unless your computer has gone without an Internet connection for many months, it should automatically recognize your new CPU the next time you open the program.

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