Recommended method for checking PC temps?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by atarumoroboshi18, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. atarumoroboshi18

    atarumoroboshi18 [H]Lite

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    Well, I've just updated my computer with a pair of nice fans in a recent thread. How do you guys recommend checking the temps? I'm currently using HWinfo64 for it, but was wondering what the best software or hardware for getting the most accurate temps?
     
  2. Kwaz

    Kwaz Whine & Cheezy

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    I use the XTU benchmark.

    You'd need to put your old fans back to do a comparison though.

    Good luck!
     
  3. viivo

    viivo [H]ard|Gawd

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    In some cases the application by your motherboard manufacturer offers the most accurate software-based reporting. You should try a variety of programs and compare readings. Afterburner, AIDA, Real Temp, Core Temp, and countless others all offer temperature sensor monitoring.
     
  4. clownfish27

    clownfish27 n00b

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    coretemp, realtemp
     
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  5. Dan_D

    Dan_D [H]ard as it Gets

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    That's what I use.
     
  6. Brian_B

    Brian_B 2[H]4U

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    clownfish27 n00b

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    occt also has built in temp monitors if you're checking for stability.
     
  8. SvenBent

    SvenBent 2[H]4U

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    Yeah but why would you use occt for stress testing when you get better free alternatives ?