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How to view temperature on 2nd monitor?

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Just wondering how do I set my temperature displays on my second monitor while gaming? Thanks

Edit - I use evga precision to monitor my temps
Edited by xxlap1xx - 2/21/11 at 12:57pm
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It would help if you told us what you use to monitor your temps.
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It would help if you told us what you use to monitor your temps.
I use evga precision... Sry for not mentioning that... Thanks
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I use evga precision... Sry for not mentioning that... Thanks
Why not just run it open in the other screen?
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Move EVGA Precision to the other monitor while gaming...
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Extend your desktop to the other screen, move EVGA Precision onto it, run games on your main monitor.

Running a 2nd monitor will up your idle GPU temps if your screens are at different resolutions or refresh rates due to the memory needing to be run at full speed to keep the 2nd screen from flashing during voltage changes. Here is a proposed fix http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9468...look-here.html
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post #7 of 8
100% agree with draygonn, try and make sure the second display is at the same resolution as the first, if not, then find some cheap, low end card for a few bucks to run it off.
I used to run my third screen from a 9400GT and my main 2 off a GTX460 until I went SLI.
Just extend the destop to it, and put your monitoring software on it. It will sit there quite happily.
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thanks for the advice guys... i felt so stupid for not knowing i could just move the window to the other monitor lol... I kept thinking that I need to run a 3d program to have the temperature to be displayed on the top left corner... Thanks for the info guys... very appreciated
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