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Robert Polubinski, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / October 30, 2012

If you are looking for a free program that allows you to monitor the temperature of the CPU core, video card, hard disk or motherboard, then the programs from this set will help you. All these programs are designed to alert you when high temperature is above a preset level.

Download solution synonyms: Monitor Computer Temperature for Free, Free System Temperature Monitor, Free Temperature Monitoring Tool, Monitor Temperature for Free

These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:

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HWMonitor
HWMonitor
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(31 votes)
Freeware

Perhaps, the first thing you have to check when you are having problems with your computer, be it sudden restarts, slow speeds, etc., is the readings on the sensors of your motherboard, which indicate the temperature of your CPU and hard drive, as well as those on your video card, in order to see if your PC is suffering from overheating. An excellent way to do this is by using HWMonitor.

Pros:
  • Easy to use.
  • Does what it says perfectly.
Cons:
  • Does not support all hardware.
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SpeedFan
SpeedFan
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(215 votes)
Freeware

SpeedFan is a program that allows you to monitor your system's core and hard disk temperatures, fan speeds and voltages. It enables you to control the clock on your motherboard and analyze your hard disk to determine if anything could possibly go wrong with it. It is one of the most recommended programs to monitor the temperature of your hardware.

Pros:
  • Lightweight
  • User friendly
  • Charts Option
  • Accurate
  • Works on 32 bit and 64 bit
  • Advanced control options
  • Built-in debug report
Cons:
  • Can cause hardware problems if used incorrectly
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Core Temp
Core Temp
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(22 votes)
Freeware

Monitoring your processor’s temperature is vital to keeping your computer’s health. Core Temp is a small program specifically designed to keep track of important system info, including CPU temperature. The program is easy to use as almost no user intervention is necessary.

Pros:
  • It is very easy to use.
  • It is extremely small and has a small footprint.
  • It can be customized.
  • It can show CPU temperature accurately.
Cons:
  • Downloading the installer can be somewhat awkward.
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NovaBench
NovaBench
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NovaBench 2.0 is a free benchmark program for Microsoft Windows. This program lets you perform extensive CPU speed tests, multi-threaded tests for multiple cores/processors, hardware accelerated graphics tests, hard drive write speed test and CPU temperature monitor. NovaBench has a tabbed interface for benchmark results.

Pros:
  • It´s a good free program to check your system´s strong and weak points.
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I8kfanGUI
I8kfanGUI
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With I8kfanGUI, you can monitor and control the fan on some DELL laptop models. You can monitor and control the temperature of the CPU, GPU, memory, chipset, hard drive, CPU speed, and CPU load. You can manually control the fan speed, or you can set the program to control the temperature automatically according to one of the policies: normal, games, office, and meeting.

Pros:
  • You can monitor the CPU temperature of your laptop and prevent it from getting damage.
Cons:
  • It only works with some DELL laptop models.
  • This program is not supported by DELL.
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GPU Temp
GPU Temp
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Freeware

GPU Temp is a very small utility that lets you monitor the temperature of your GPU (Graphical Processing Unit), also known as the “graphic card” of your computer. Keeping a close eye on the temperature of the GPU will help you notice high values and timely prevent its crashing.

Pros:
  • Very small, lightweight and neat.
  • Can unobtrusively reside in the tray area.
  • Free.
Cons:
  • Shows the temperature only in Celsius degrees.
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CPU Thermometer
CPU Thermometer
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This little and free program allows you to monitor your CPU's temperature, thus avoiding damage to your system's hardware and software. You can set it up to shut down or restart your system when the temperature reaches an user-set limit, and to start along with Windows. It is compatible with most processor models and Windows versions.

Pros:
  • Free.
  • Light.
  • Simple.
  • Useful.
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Real Temp
Real Temp
Freeware

RealTemp is a temperature monitoring program designed for all Intel single Core, dual Core and quad Core processors. Each core on these processors has a digital thermal sensor (DTS) that reports temperature data relative to TjMax which is the safe maximum operating core temperature for the CPU.

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TempLogger
TempLogger
Freeware

Continuous, real time monitoring of multiple stations recording temperatures by machine, product, date and time Alarm settings control oven operation and cooling cycles based on internal mould temperatures.View up to 12 hour shifts of continuous moulding cycles by machine, date and time.

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Temperature Logger

Temperature Logger is a software tool which allows you to install the Temperature Logging System. This program has the following functions: - Graphical display of the measured temperatures of each sensor - Maintenance of the settings per sensor - Export of data in many formats

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Open Hardware Monitor
Open Hardware Monitor
Open source

It is a free open source software that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer. The program supports most hardware monitoring chips found on todays mainboards. The CPU temperature can be monitored by reading the core temperature sensors of Intel and AMD processors.

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