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What program are most of you using to monitor cpu temps? I used to use PCWizard, but I'm sure that's old school now, so what's the most popular these days?
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I personally use realtemp, I like how it shows the duration of how long it's been open for. Coretemp is very similar.
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Core temp seems to be the most popular one.

http://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/

Been using it on multiple PC's and its always been accurate for me.
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I personally use realtemp, I like how it shows the duration of how long it's been open for.
It also shows when the min/max temps happened, whereas coretemp/hwmonitor only show the temps
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hwmonitor and realtemp for me
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it also shows when the min/max temps happened, whereas coretemp/hwmonitor only show the temps
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Having HWmonitor is helpful in other areas though. If you're OC'ing it'll show any voltage fluctuations, plus a second set of CPU temps to compare alongside Realtemp. Plus you get to see a bunch of other things like case fans, GPU temp, etc.

I usually use Realtemp, HWmonitor, and Afterburner to cover my CPU/GPU monitoring
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