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CPU temperature monitoring in games?

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  1. Thor

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    Is there any software that can display CPU temps in OSD while i'm fullscreen gaming? Yes i know about HW monitor and bunch of other programs that can log min and max. temps. Keyboards with lcd displays and using second monitor etc. But is there any program that can display the temp. on screen while i'm gaming? Like EVGA precision displays GPU temps. for example.
     
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    Rivatuner does this IIRC.
     
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    I'll give it a try.
    Edit. Well i installed it but i have ABSOLUTELY no idea how to configure it. From what i know,i need some plugins. Which ones,where to get them and how to configure everything properly is a mystery to me. Because i'we searched the web and can't find a single PROPER tutorial. Only bits here and there. Why can't intel and AMD make a simple in game temp. and load monitoring software for their CPU's? Sad. Very sad.
     
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    It has been so long since I used it, I don't remember how to set it up, it might not even work anymore since it is so old.
     
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    EVGA Precision X
     
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    Ok, after about 5 minutes of googling I figured out how to do it. Here is what you do:

    1.) Download and install either EVGA Precision or MSI Afterburner. It doesn't matter, just use the one you prefer.
    2.) Make sure the On-Screen Display Server is running.
    3.) Download HWiNFO either 32-bit or 64-bit. You can get either the stand-alone or the installer version. Get the installer if you are going to use this as a permanent thing.
    4.) In HWiNFO go to Sensors, then go to Configure.
    5.) Go to the sensor you want to show in the OSD and check the box to show it in the Rivatuner OSD. You can also pick what line to show it on and for it to be labelled or not.
    6.) Close the config window and enjoy.

    Precision has no native support for monitoring CPU temperature.
     
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    Hell yeah! EVGA precision X and HWinfo combo work great. Thanks for the help.
     
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    Play claw will monitor your CPU temps (All cores) and GPUS (All GPUs) and FPS plus give you the time.... and its a free app. You don's have to combine any programs together to do it either. It works just like that by its self
     
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    Play Claw costs $30.
     
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    Thing with using Hwinfo is it only gives vid voltage, not vcore.
     
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