How closely do you monitor your PC's temps? - Results (283 votes)
I have my temps overlayed on screen while I game.
3.18% (9 votes)
I have something displaying my various temps on my desktop / system tray that I look at frequently
21.55% (61 votes)
I fire up monitoring software from time to time to see how things are doing.
24.73% (70 votes)
I only use monitoring software if I am concerned something is wrong.
31.1% (88 votes)
Ignorance is bliss.
19.43% (55 votes)
This poll is now closed.
I usually always have MSI afterburner displaying my CPU and GPU temps in my system tray. --- Have you accepted Raspberyl as your loli and savior?
#2daemon_danPosted 1/9/2014 9:45:27 PM
system tray, with a toggleable overlay for periodic check-in --- "Frightened by your own smell. Bitterness will run you through." ~In Flames: Bullet Ride
#3calcyclePosted 1/9/2014 9:46:00 PM
I don't, but I do cap my fps to my monitor's refresh rate. --- Do not add to the Chocolate of Coach, or worship false Bills for this will imprison thou within the Blood Harvest finale for all eternity Steam: Albatrossing
#4WerdnAndreWPosted 1/9/2014 9:52:37 PM
After dusting the PC I'll check the temps. Other than that, I rarely check. --- Corsair 500r ~ P8Z68-V Pro ~ i5 2500k ~ Hyper 212+ ~ Corsair 2x4gb ~ TX750w v2 ~ 560 Ti ~ F3 1TB ~ Crucial M4 128GB ~ Xonar DG ~ Tt Meka G1 ~ Asus PA248Q
#5ryan0991Posted 1/9/2014 10:22:40 PM
If I'm about to play a demanding game, I start up MSI afterburner to keep on eye on the temps. Other than that, I never check them. --- http://www.xboxlc.com/cards/sig/newblack/BOBtheMASTER.jpg Could care less = you care at least somewhat. Couldn't care less = you don't care at all.
#6-5xad0w-Posted 1/9/2014 10:36:49 PM
I check them about once a month while stress testing my CPU to make sure they are in line with what they should be. --- "This is a cool way to die!"-Philip J. Fry KCO222OB|1440 Watts|6 Slice|Timer|Crumb Tray|Is a Toaster Oven
#7harcoreblazerPosted 1/9/2014 10:37:31 PM
I just put my hand over the computer. --- PSN/Steam = retrohunter95. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS4HQWWuqP8&feature=youtu.be
#8Bellum_SacrumPosted 1/9/2014 10:40:07 PM
Only during the Summer, if I notice slowdown. --- "Now go ahead and leap ignorantly to the defense of wealthy game companies who don't know or care about you."
#9MasterDonGeroPosted 1/9/2014 10:56:59 PM
I check them about once a month while stress testing my CPU to make sure they are in line with what they should be.
Same, but with my graphics card as well. --- 3570K (4.8 GHz) | Dual-X 7970 | ASRock Z77 OC Formula | Corsair Vengeance 2x 4 GB | WD Black 1 TB | Corsair TX750 | XSPC Raystorm 750 RS240 Kit | NZXT Phantom
#10Majoras_pantsPosted 1/9/2014 11:07:38 PM
I've never even checked the CPU temperature. I'd have to google to figure out how. --- "What's a strategy game? You mean like Mass Effect?"- A console gamer