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Monitoring Notebook Temps: nVidia & ATI, CPU, HDD - Do your temps worry you?

Discussion in 'Notebook Dummy Guide Articles' started by Gophn, Oct 8, 2006.

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  1. Gophn

    Gophn NBR Resident Assistant

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    Unfortunately, Vista 64-bit is not fully supported yet.

    You can try SpeedFan.
     
  2. Ice-Tea

    Ice-Tea MXM Guru NBR Reviewer

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    Got a report that the x1900 is correctly read by Everest (full edition). I'll feedback on this later..
     
  3. sunjhoon

    sunjhoon Notebook Evangelist NBR Reviewer

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    do you mean the mr x1900 right? and also temps?
     
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    Doodles Starving Student

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    it Works in VISTA 64BITTT boooyaaaa
     
  5. someone777

    someone777 Notebook Evangelist

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    oh yeah..
    still no support for integrated??
    i really want to know.... i can;t feel it unless i take it out...
    i can feel the heats of hd and cpu
     
  6. Gophn

    Gophn NBR Resident Assistant

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    yea,
    I know the new RivaTuner version now supports Vista X64.... I'll update it.
     
  7. batkinson001

    batkinson001 Notebook Consultant

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    riva doesnt like my ati card so i couldn't configure it, but i was able to get the notebook hardware control to partially work (smart reading is not available for my drive - the information box the the drives smart functions is empty even though the drive supports smart and no hdd temp monitoring either or graphics chip monitoring or hacking). but atleast i finally have a cpu temp reader
     
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    alimur_r Notebook Enthusiast

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    My Asus G2S-A1 has a gpu temp of 70 c normally.when i play games it moves up to around 74 c-80 c. I am using riva tuner for viewing the temp.please advise me are these temp are OK???? My gfx is 8600m GT.
     
  9. alimur_r

    alimur_r Notebook Enthusiast

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    i am actually using the modded driver from laptopvideo2go.com. My driver version is 162.18 which known the best and highest bechmark driver for 8600m GT.Is there any link of overclocking????? i mean is the driver overclocking my gfx or stuff like that?
     
  10. themadhatter

    themadhatter Notebook Enthusiast

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    Noob question : how do you kick your fans to max speed on a Sager 2090:confused:

    also,at auto fan speed,my temp is 67....is this normal?

    btw,my card is the 8600m gt
     
  11. Gophn

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    that temp is fine.

    I do not know how to switch the fans to Max on that notebook, it should be automated.
     
  12. themadhatter

    themadhatter Notebook Enthusiast

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    Thanks Gophn
     
  13. soyouz

    soyouz Notebook Enthusiast

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    I have Asus G1S

    My GPU temp scares me :s, 100° in full load and 74-78 in Idle. The CPU in idle 65 and in full reach easily 80°. In fact its normal, both share the same heatpipe, however i will not be surprised if tomorrow my lappy burns. I am right know in Korea for 6 months so I ordered a ZAlman ZM_NC 1000 cooler.
     
  14. Gophn

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    wow thats hot.

    anything around or under 90-92C degrees is best.
     
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    wogstaa Notebook Evangelist

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    you can set up a shortcut to open the hardware monitor using keys, as long as Rivatuner is running in the system tray, the shortcut will launch the harware monitor.
    I will post a little guide as soon as I get home.
     
  16. Gophn

    Gophn NBR Resident Assistant

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    Oh I know how to set that... I should probably add that to the guide. :)

    Been busy.
     
  17. wogstaa

    wogstaa Notebook Evangelist

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    I will leave it to you then so you can update the original post so it is easier for everyone to find :)
     
  18. Gophn

    Gophn NBR Resident Assistant

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    Ok... here is something to make it simpler for all. :)

    :wink: UPDATE (2007-11-01): (Optional) :wink:
    How to setup custom shortcut key to open Hardware Monitor

    1) Open RivaTuner, go to the Launcher tab, and click the green (+) icon
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    2) Select RivaTuner module activation item and hit OK
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    3) This is quick, so read carefully.
    ... i) Name the shortcut anything you want (Ex. Hardware Monitor Shortcut)
    ... ii) click inside the Associated hotkey box, and make a custom keystroke that you want to use (I choose: Ctrl + ` )
    ... iii) under Module type, choose Low-level module
    ... iv) under Module name, choose Hardware monitoring
    ... v) click OK when done.
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    4) you are done adding the new shortcut, hit OK (to hide the Rivatuner to tray)
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    Now when you start up your computer, when you see the RivaTuner tray icons appear in the taskbar, you can use the shortcut key to open up the Hardware Monitor.

    Its just that easy.

    Nice. :)
     
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    omni Notebook Evangelist NBR Reviewer

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    Are there temperature widgets for WinVista that you can just simply add on to your desktop for view? the ones that check for CPU, RAM, HDD, and GPU temperature? That'd makes things much easier.
     
  20. Gophn

    Gophn NBR Resident Assistant

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    At the moment, RivaTuner or Everest are your best chances to get the most temp monitors on the desktop.
     
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