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How closely do you monitor your PC's temps?

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2 years ago#1
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)
9
I have something displaying my various temps on my desktop / system tray that I look at frequently
21.55% (61 votes)
61
I fire up monitoring software from time to time to see how things are doing.
24.73% (70 votes)
70
I only use monitoring software if I am concerned something is wrong.
31.1% (88 votes)
88
Ignorance is bliss.
19.43% (55 votes)
55
This poll is now closed.
I usually always have MSI afterburner displaying my CPU and GPU temps in my system tray.
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2 years ago#2
system tray, with a toggleable overlay for periodic check-in
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2 years ago#3
I don't, but I do cap my fps to my monitor's refresh rate.
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2 years ago#4
After dusting the PC I'll check the temps. Other than that, I rarely check.
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2 years ago#5
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.
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2 years ago#6
I check them about once a month while stress testing my CPU to make sure they are in line with what they should be.
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2 years ago#7
I just put my hand over the computer.
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2 years ago#8
Only during the Summer, if I notice slowdown.
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2 years ago#9
-5xad0w- posted...
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.
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2 years ago#10
I've never even checked the CPU temperature. I'd have to google to figure out how.
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