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Program to monitor CPU Temp and Voltage (overlay or on a side bar) that warns if temp is too hot

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Can you recommend me a program that accurately monitors the CPU Temp and Voltage that is an overlay to my windows screen or on a side bar that has an "always on top" setting. Also, it would be good if it could have a popup warning if temperature reached a certain point (like 70 degrees).

By the way, it needs to be small. All the info I want seen is CPU Temp and Voltage. So CPU-Z, Core Temp, HWMonitor, AIDA wouldn't do as they are very big.

Thanks.
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Maybe CPUTempWatch

There is probably a sidebar app that will do that to if you want to go through the trouble of setting up the sidebar.
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post #3 of 5
RealTemp shows a temperature as it's icon in task tray. You can set alarms in it also.
Or you could go with a custom shell like BlackBox which allows for this kinda thing.

I'm pretty curious why you need to monitor your temps if 70 degrees is the warning point (and also why is 70 your warning point). Set your OC, run some benchmarks (like p95) for a an hour or two depending on your cooling setup and take not of the max temp. You will not hit this max temp during regular usage, and you will not need to monitor because you know where it will top out.

If the OC is so crazy that you are worried about frying your CPU during daily usage, you probably need to turn it down a bit.
Edited by spinFX - 8/31/16 at 12:51am
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edit..........
Edited by billbartuska - 8/31/16 at 1:42am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by spinFX View Post

If the OC is so crazy that you are worried about frying your CPU during daily usage, you probably need to turn it down a bit.

Don't be this guy..........

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