SUMMARY: Core Temp displays the temperatures of your CPU cores in the System Tray area of the Windows Taskbar.
Worried that your computer is getting overheated? Core Temp is a freeware application that displays detailed information about your CPU and its temperature.
For multi-core machines processor load and temperatures of both cores are displayed. You can also view the high and low temperatures to help determine if there is a general problem with cooling or how a spike in processing increases the temperature(s). And while the application displays a fair amount of detail, you can minimize it to the System Tray area of the Windows taskbar to only display the core temperature(s).
Other features include creating a text file ("Tools" - "Register Dump") that displays detailed processor information for review outside of the application. You can turn on an Overheat Protection feature ("Options" - "Overheat protection") to flash Core Temp on the Taskbar, execute a program, and/or shut down the machine if the computer gets too hot.
Configuration options include tweaking how the temperatures appear on the System Tray, using Fahrenheit instead of Celsius, changing text colors, and starting Core Temp when Windows boots.
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