HOW TO Monitor your Hardware temperatures:
This becomes much more important when you perform resource intensive tasks like, audio, video, photo editing etc.every component in your PC heats up. Specially the Processor,chip and the memory, with poor air circulation your system will slow down.
It monitors temperatures from various sources, allowing you to adjust the speed fans based on the degrees Celsius that your hardware indicates. SpeedFan also has the capability to monitor S.M.A.R.T. readings for EIDE, SATA and SCSI hard disks and RAID controllers.
Best of all its a FREEWARE, installing SpeedFan is a simple operation that requires only a couple of seconds. Its tabbed interface allows you to view the information in categories, while the system tray indicator displays the temperatures from the hard disk and cores.
The most important feature of Speed Fan is the S.M.A.R.T. feature,which performs an in-depth analysis on your hard disk and reports various indicators of reliability, thus enabling you to anticipate system failures.
In short, SpeedFan offers you extensive CPU and hard-disk temperature info and allows you to control fan speeds for the proper functioning of your computer hardware.
A word of Caution:
As a caution, SpeedFan is an application for the power user, because it has the ability to change the clock speed of your processor,if done wrongly will fry your system. For the beginner, it’s better to leave that section untouched, unless you know what you are doing.
Here are some key features of “SpeedFan”:
· handle almost any number of South Bridges
· handle almost any number of hardware monitor chips
· handle almost any number of temperature readings
· handle almost any number of voltage readings
· handle almost any number of fan speed readings
· handle almost any number of PWMs
It’s a freeware download SPEEDFAN.