What's the best way to see the temperature? Tags: Homebuilt Computer Temperature Systems Last response: October 30, 2009 4:21 PM in Systems Share JTBALLER October 30, 2009 6:54:59 AM i see people always talking about keeping the computer at a good temperature, but how do you know if it's running hot or not? do you use software? i also saw that they sell panels that you can put on your computer that will tell you the degrees... it seems pretty cool to be honest More about : temperature jbakerlent a b B Homebuilt system October 30, 2009 6:57:57 AM Check out Hardware Monitor from CPUID http://www.cpuid.com/hwmonitor.php JTBALLER October 30, 2009 7:23:25 AM sweet. does this just use some sensor on the motherboard or something? my hard drive is at 102 F and two other components are 119 and 109 F. what temperatures are considered good? Related resources Best way to see if your pc is stable? - Forum Best way to test for true stability in under 3 hours?? see this pic - Forum What temperature CPU should run at for best performance? - Forum What 's the best way to apply Artic 5? - Forum What is the best way to overclock? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Proximon a c 113 B Homebuilt system October 30, 2009 8:32:02 AM We only talk about these values in Celsius, even in the US. Also, temps are meaningless without knowing the CPU, and ambient temperature. What is a good CPU temp in the Mojave desert may not be good in your air conditioned room. For a masterful guide to all Intel CPU temp info, see this: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/221745-29-sticky-core... shubham1401 October 30, 2009 4:21:42 PM Just provide a screenshot of HWmonitor... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow To Ask For Build Advice ForumHomebuilt PC Buying Guide ForumUnlocked my X3 720 - What is the best way to test? ForumWhat temperature should I be getting on I7 3770k with stock heatsink? ForumWhat is the best way to overclock the Q9650? ForumPhenom II X6 3.2Ghz Temperature Way too High? ForumWhich is the best way to build a computer? ForumThe best way to monitor temperature ForumWhats the best way to see if im stable before OC? ForumBest Way to set up SSD HD + Z68 + Win7 ForumWhat temperature should SLI GTX 570 be running at Idle/Loaded ForumI7 way too hot even on idle. What 's going on? ForumHTPC Mobo+CPU ~$150 ForumWhat is wrong with my rig? ForumWhat is wrong with my rig? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !