cpu temp monitor

hi guys and gals I just got done building my first computer yesterday what im looking for is a good free cpu temp monitor so I can keep a eye on my new build im not overclocking yet i am going to give it a week to settle in first if there is any other software that you can suggest for overclocking I would be grateful here is what I am running

os- windows 7 ultimate 64 bit

motherboard- GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD3H

cpu- i5 3570k

heatsink- hyper 212 evo

ram- G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600

ssd- Crucial M4 256GB

hhd- Seagate Barracuda 1TB

graphics car- MSI GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB

psu- Enermax NAXN ADV 550 watt
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    hwmonitor by cpuid is a good one or speedfan, but hwmonitor is more friendly and intuitive i find.
    Real Temp

    Main Features

    Reads temperature information from all Intel Core based processors. Pentium 4 processors are not supported.
    Ability to individually calibrate Real Temp for each core of your CPU.
    Program is based on temperature data gathered using a Fluke 62 IR Thermometer.
    Test Sensors feature will check your DTS sensors for any sign of problems.
    Keeps track of Minimum and Maximum temperatures with full logging features.
    Reporting and logging of the Intel PROCHOT# thermal throttle activity bit.
    Quick, very accurate and repeatable benchmark.
    Displays MHz, TJMax, CPUID, APIC ID and Calibration settings.
    High temperature alarm and shutdown feature based on CPU or NVIDIA GPU temperature.
    No installation or registry modifications required.
    Support for Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 (32 & 64 bit)
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    Thanks for posting!
  4. Coretemp is small and friendly. Puts Digital realtime temp beside the time and volume on your taskbar.
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