During the operation of a computer or laptopThe user can feel that the machine is half full of power. As a rule, the most important factor of fast work is a good cooling of all the components of the computer.
In order to determine the effectiveness of the cooling system of your machine, it is necessary to measure the temperature by specialized means.
You will need
- Software Everest Ultimate Edition and Speed Fan.
To perform the temperature control measurementsComponents of your computer, of course, you can use the thermometer. But this method is not practical, although it is considered to be the most accurate in estimating temperature. If you are interested in the temperature of the video adapter, the latest models of such cards are equipped with a digital temperature sensor. This is many times easier to measure the temperature. But if for some reason you can not remove the side cover of the system unit (the computer is under warranty and the system unit is sealed), use the special software.
Common programs, as a rule, are free access programs, i.e. Free. Among them there are 2 useful utilities:
- Speed Fan-
- Everest Ultimate Edition.
Speed Fan allows you to measure the temperatureSeveral elements of your computer, including the hard drive, as well as the processor. Once you run the program? She immediately starts measuring the temperature. A distinctive feature of this program can be a multi-level temperature indicator. What is this indicator? This indicator shows not only the temperature of this device, but also indicates that it is the limit or is normal. When did the temperature increase or decrease? The sensor also notifies you about this, the graphical arrow is directed either downward or upward. The program can be constantly opened in a minimized mode. In the tray you can display a digital indicator of any of the selected devices. On one of the tabs, you can pass an online test of the health of your hard drive.
Everest Ultimate Edition containsA lot of test checks, benchmarks, etc. As in Speed Fan, you can make a large number of measurements here. But the information on the operation of your computer is much greater. It is possible to know even the time intervals of your operating system in relation to downtime, as well as the lifespan of your operating system (how long the installed system is running). To calculate the temperature of your video adapter, just go to the tab "Video adapter".