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Best monitoring software for GPU and CPU?

Discussion in 'Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)' started by Oshiruko, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. Oshiruko

    Oshiruko Notebook Enthusiast

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    What's the current best, easy to use, monitoring software for GPU and CPU temps? I'm looking for something that has on-screen display of the temps.
     
  2. Seanzky

    Seanzky Notebook Evangelist

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    Have you tried MSI Afterburner?
     
  3. jaug1337

    jaug1337 de_dust2

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    Well that basically summed it up :D

    If that doesn't work.. EVGA should do it ;)
     
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    fenryr423 Notebook Evangelist

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    AB wont monitor CPU temps to my knowledge...

    sean your picture is terrifying
     
  5. MrDJ

    MrDJ Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    monitoring software in my sig below :)
     
  6. Oshiruko

    Oshiruko Notebook Enthusiast

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    Wow, that's a big list of software. Which one do you recommend for easy-to-use CPU+GPU monitoring with on-screen display?
     
  7. MrDJ

    MrDJ Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    HW Monitor is good and also cpuz/gpuz

    they are all free so just try them and then delete the ones you dont like.
     
  8. Oshiruko

    Oshiruko Notebook Enthusiast

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    I downloaded HW Monitor, and I can't see an option to make an on screen display overlay. Does it not have that capability? Also, does it have an option to monitor FPS?
     
  9. MrDJ

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    no it runs in the background so you have to close game page down to see it.

    use fraps to monitor fps (on same page)
     
  10. Oshiruko

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    What's the best on screen display monitoring device?
     
  11. MrDJ

    MrDJ Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    im not sure there is any that will show on top of games.
     
  12. houstoned

    houstoned Yoga Pants Connoisseur.

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    i've always used HWmonitor because of how easy and reliable it was. are u asking for a temp overlay or FPS? i don't recall many, or any, programs that could do a temp overlay like how FPS is done.
     
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    I use RealTemp GT. Its a simple program that monitors both the gpu and cpu temps.
     
  14. MikeGeek

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    I use RealTemp GT for my CPU and EVGA Precision for my GPU.
     

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