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post #11 of 22
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Originally Posted by Exile324;13455551 
it wont work, i have tried adding a 4th monitor to my 3 screen specifically to monitor temps/usuage. Even in full screen mode the 4th screen freezes the image so your temp monitoring hardware doesnt move, if i alt+tab then it starts moving again. So sorry to say you are still stuck with playing at Windowed full screen.

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i dont know why you think it wouldn't work. maybe something's wrong with your hardware man, It works for me and a lot of other guys at OCN.

@OP, You should get a second monitor, imo, even those old CRT's would do the job and you can usually find them just about everywhere cool.gif
post #12 of 22
HW monitor will log your max temp so that's usually the temp when you game
    
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post #13 of 22
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Originally Posted by Mike-IRL;13455536 
Well if you've got one of the logitech keyboards with a screen you can use that. If not, I don't know really, I know you can get everest/aida64 to graph it out in the background if that helps.

I use Everest logging. Very useful.
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post #14 of 22
You can pickup a little 15in dell LCD on craigslist for $40 all day long
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post #15 of 22
I edited my earlier post to include a video tutorial on how to get everest and rivatuner set up to show CPU temps, voltages, fan speeds etc. in an in-game overlay.
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post #16 of 22
You can pick up a logitech g510 for cheap it has the monocolor lcd but thats enough to watch temps etc. I love mine it is very useful.
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post #17 of 22
Or you could install Speedfan, and use the graphing function to plot your cpu temp, which = 0$.

Alt tab once in awhile to see what the curve looks like.
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post #18 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by doritos93;13458749 
Or you could install Speedfan, and use the graphing function to plot your cpu temp, which = 0$.

Alt tab once in awhile to see what the curve looks like.

I use freeware HWmonitor (hardwaremon..)

It lists the temps of CPU/GPU/HDD/voltages.....fan RPM...and while it doesn't plot it, it records min/max

so I just alt-tab out to check once and awhile
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post #19 of 22
It won't be an overlay, but you can use CoreTemp to log your temperatures during gameplay, and it will save them in an spreadsheet - I think it logs every 5 to 10 seconds.
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post #20 of 22
The problem if u get a software that overlays in a full screen application, would be that if u play online and the game has anti-cheat software it can kick you for that o.O; or at least it happens to me in CoD4 when i use for example MSI Afterburner overlay thing...
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