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Old 12-26-2004, 08:21 PM   #1
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CPU temp app?


This is a bit of software and hardware, but more like software... So whatever.

Recommend any programs to check current CPU temperatures and/or fan speeds? I'm slightly worried about the 192 F CPU temperature, and it'd be cool to monitor it for increases and such.
While I'm at it, I'm pretty sure the 192 is 'normal', what are your average CPU temperatures (if you post a reply)?
 
Old 12-26-2004, 08:25 PM   #2
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Re: CPU temp app?

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Originally posted by Davus
This is a bit of software and hardware, but more like software... So whatever.

Recommend any programs to check current CPU temperatures and/or fan speeds? I'm slightly worried about the 192 F CPU temperature, and it'd be cool to monitor it for increases and such.
While I'm at it, I'm pretty sure the 192 is 'normal', what are your average CPU temperatures (if you post a reply)?
Depends on your CPU type, Intel P4, PIII or AMD Athlon, Opteron, etc?
AMD's will run a little hotter than Intel's in almost all cases.
 
Old 12-26-2004, 08:25 PM   #3
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Re: Re: CPU temp app?

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Depends on your CPU type, Intel P4, PIII or AMD Athlon, Opteron, etc?
AMD's will run a little hotter than Intel's in almost all cases.
It's an Intel Pentium 4 (3GHz) - Going to be my new server.
 
Old 12-26-2004, 08:27 PM   #4
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Not sure for a program to monitor, but that seems EXTREMELY high to me. From the BIOS I can check mine and it is pretty low, around 40 C or or less, 104F. I have it set to cut power if it goes over 50C or 120F and its an overclocked athlon xp.

Maybe that is normal but that is close to boiling temp so I don't know.

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Old 12-26-2004, 08:28 PM   #5
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Not sure for a program to monitor, but that seems EXTREMELY high to me. From the BIOS I can check mine and it is pretty low, around 40 C or or less, 104F. I have it set to cut power if it goes over 50C or 120F
Yeah, it is just 20 degrees from boiling point now that I think about it ... Uh... This isn't healthy. Well, keeps me warm at night? :$

Edit: Just called dad. Soon to get external fans and heatsink glue. It'd suck to burn out a new 3GHz... No wonder Slackware is taking forever to install!

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Old 12-26-2004, 09:12 PM   #6
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I had poorly ventilated case, full of wide SCSI cables and hot SCSI disks, and my overclocked AMD ran up to 70 C = 158 F when coding XviD. Something is wrong with your temp sensor, I guess.

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Old 12-27-2004, 01:43 AM   #7
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Eh, trying to hijack this back on topic: Any Linux based apps to check temperature (and possibly fan speeds, etc.) in Linux, preferably terminal?
*Tempts Linux gurus* Winnnnnnnnnndowsssss can do itttttttttt
 
Old 12-27-2004, 08:06 AM   #8
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Quote:
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Eh, trying to hijack this back on topic: Any Linux based apps to check temperature (and possibly fan speeds, etc.) in Linux, preferably terminal?
*Tempts Linux gurus* Winnnnnnnnnndowsssss can do itttttttttt
http://secure.netroedge.com/~lm78/
 
Old 12-27-2004, 08:27 AM   #9
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Re: Re: CPU temp app?

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Depends on your CPU type, Intel P4, PIII or AMD Athlon, Opteron, etc?
AMD's will run a little hotter than Intel's in almost all cases.
That used to be the case. Now Pentiums run MUCH hotter than their equivalent speed Athlons. I'm not sure if they still have the capacity to slow themselves down when they start to overheat, instead of frying themselves like the old Athlons used to do.

Your motherboard should have come with some monitoring software. Try their site, for wehat they recommend.
 
Old 12-27-2004, 08:37 AM   #10
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Use LM_Sensors with a monitoring utility such as Santafu or GKRellm. As for the temps, ive maxed a Athlon XP at 95C until the BIOS monitoring things shut down the computer, it was due to a water pump that wasnt operating and I wasnt aware of it at the time. Also, dont use heatsink glue on your CPU which I beleive you mentioned previously, it can be a pain to remove and you can kill your CPU if you try to sweap heatsinks when the glue isnt hot and loose. Get some Thermal Paste such as Arctic Silver or items from Cooler Master.
 
  


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