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Monitor CPU temperature GA-MA770T

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October 4, 2010 8:57:00 AM

Hello,
I have an alarm coming from my mobo which appears to coincide with busy processor, so first assumption is CPU temp. Is there a way I can monitor this temperature whil running, or do I have to reboot and look through the BIOS, which means the system could cool in the meantime?
Thanks for all help
Jon
October 4, 2010 12:04:31 PM

Thanks for your help. Someone else also referred me to a utility freeware called speedfan, which has been very helpful.
Incase it is of use to anyone else, I have also now discovered that the acceptable operating temperatures vary widely for different CPU's. My system was beeping because I had the monitor setting in the BIOS set lower than appropriate for the Athlon CPU.
So I can safely set it higher now that I know.
!