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06 Mar 2017   #11
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
For a Intel cpu I use realtemp
Coretemp is good for amd or intel but I prefer realtemp it also shows gpu temp too if added
Download Real Temp | techPowerUp

Will this card work in my desktop PC?-realtemp-good-cpu...jpg




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06 Mar 2017   #12
Efdy

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (primary partition) & Windows XP Pro (on the same HDD)
 
 

Thank you all for further helpful information. I genuinely appreciate it. To the ICIT2LOL person, I'm sorry you are in hospital. I hope you get well. Good luck to you.
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06 Mar 2017   #13
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Yep well I juts suggested Speccy as a rough guide really it doesn't matter what one uses as I think we all have our own personal favourites in info software.

Yep thanks Efdy I have another three weks to go and then hopefully home and maybe even back to work.

John
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16 Mar 2017   #14
Efdy

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (primary partition) & Windows XP Pro (on the same HDD)
 
 

Speccy doesn't show me any temperatures, but now I know what all my stuff is on that desktop computer. It was built for me by Dell, and that was before I knew anything, not that I know much still. I listed my parts when I built the one listed in my system description.

Core Temp doesn't show me temperatures either that I can see. Real Temp doesn't support the P4 processor in that desktop PC.

But thank you guys for taking time to help me so much since I joined this website. It has been invaluable to me to come here and read the topics people have started about stuff I needed solutions for too, and when I had to start a thread like this one, people were so informative. I offered to help my friend's daughter find solutions to her desktop computer problems when I was over at my friend's home one day. They acted like I just wanted to have sex with her. They don't get it. People help each other with their computers.
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16 Mar 2017   #15
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Ok mate now just try this one and use PART B: and hit the Sensors button it should flip down a listing of what they are picking up. The format is now slightly different to my pic for opening up the different components in a machine but it still does that in great detail.
Using HW Info
PART A:
You can test the volts on the PSU with HW Info HWiNFO - Download < download the right bit version and close the right hand window select Sensors and scroll down to the power section where you will see what the volts are doing see my pic. In my pic the section (Nuvoton) with VBATT as a dead give away you are in the section for the rail voltages. There are other section titles and one that pops up often is ITE (sometimes the usual one for Gigabyte boards)
Now the voltage on the different rails have to be within 5% =+/- of what is required or the machine will not work properly if at all.
Limits +/- (minimum - correct - maximum)
12v1 = 11.4 - 12 - 12.6v
12v2 = 11.4 - 12- 12.6v
5v = 4.75 5 - 5.25v
3.3v = 3.135 3 3.465v
-12v = -10.80 - -12 - -13.20v
+5VSB = 4.75 5 - 5.25v
The Power good signal voltage at pin 8 on the 24 pin plug (grey cable) should be the same as the 5v rail reading/s
See this for the rail voltage info
PSUs 101: A Detailed Look Into Power Supplies (Section 2.)
The original right hand window shows the machine running and is handy for that but for looking at the components in some detail close it and use the main left hand side panel
FOR OTHER COMPONENTS
PART B:
Open each small square with + in it on the section the components are in and then click on the individual component/s (it will highlight in blue) - in the right hand side will appear all sorts of details including brands speeds and other essential info that particular device. See pic for example.

Now an alternative is to go into the BIOS and find the temps there but this program is very good at finding very detailed info on the different components in a machine.

As for helping out mate well some people can be quite strange


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17 Mar 2017   #16
ahman23

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hello friends, i'm from Germany and this thread here helped me out, i had the same question. Just want to leave a thank you here. Ahman
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17 Mar 2017   #17
Efdy

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (primary partition) & Windows XP Pro (on the same HDD)
 
 

Yeah! That's how I kept my PCs running all these years. Thanks, Seven Forums. I'm going to learn your language so I can watch old movies and the news and talk to people from there.

Okay, I'm going to try again with HWInfo. Thank you for further details on how to use. I feel so good--sort of--because this is like one of the only places anyone just acts like it's okay to be me, and all they want is to show me how to use my rigs properly. I found that Other Info thing in my profile here under System Specs, where I listed my older desktop PC according to Speccy. The PSU on my older desktop was only 450W--the 650W is on my newer desktop PC that I built. That thing you told me about said to get at least 340W PSU. The PSU I purchased now to replace the old Corsair unit is EVGA 500W fully modular. I purchased this unit because customer reviews were good at Amazon including the noise level, and the price was low ($40), and the warranty is for years.

Thanks again. I really do appreciate getting helpful information here. I can't see something to donate with PayPal, but I'll look again.
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18 Mar 2017   #18
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Sorry late reply Efdy yes do try the HW stuff again it is a really handy tool for finding not only the specs in great detail for components but also finding faults too.

That PSU sounds a real buzz and something I am considering for my next build - a fully modular or at least semi modular - makes taking the darn thing out so much easier

The calculator is such a good piece of kit too and I like both the Extreme one and the Coolermaster one too and what I like about them is the advised watts being a tad over plus a bit in reserve..

The price too is so much better than what we have to pay out here I would be paying around $150-160 for something similar but I am going Corsair though.
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19 Mar 2017   #19
Efdy

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (primary partition) & Windows XP Pro (on the same HDD)
 
 

Thank you again for helping me. I just noticed my 2nd PC specs say Windows Home Premium. I left out the 7. Both systems are Windows 7. So many people said they like that OS best. I guess I did too. I forgot how long support lasts, but I'm probably going to keep using Windows 7 till then.

I thought it was cool that I could keep putting new stuff in my old Dell Dimension 4600 desktop PC, hardware and software. It's almost 14 years old. I hope it will continue to function for a while longer because these recent purchases were much less than buying a new computer.
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19 Mar 2017   #20
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Yes my friend the Home and Home Premium versions are really enough for the average user. I have Pro on my laptops only because they were sold as either 10 or could have a downgrade to 7 and that had to be Pro and I chose the latter.
Now having said that I do run machines in 10 as I think it is now far better than when it was first released but for choice of GUI I like 7 and have the 10 machines set up with a 7 GUI look

Now you seem to be a rather enthusiastic fellow and I am glad you are enjoying the experience of toying with machines and apart from always being fascinated by electronics anyway that is how I got started with computing.

So you might find this a help out and it not only gets your machines working a little bit faster but also a bit more efficient.
*USING OPTIMISE TUTORIAL
Just a little something that will make your machine a little faster and more efficient is this Optimize Windows 7
It is my bible when installing an OS on my machines and also when I am fixing friends and family machines too.
Now if you go through it slowly you will find lots of tweaks and they are all really thoroughly done by the authour Brink a fellow who is in my mind brilliant and if you need to ask questions he is just the most obliging person around.
The other thing is that you may lose some of the "bling" such as transparency (you don't have to I find it unnecessary) and all the tweaks are reversible.
If you do get stuck just post back in that tutorial and you will get help. Another bonus using this tutorial is that it helps you find your way around your machine and Windows 7!
Just one tip I would say you start with is do this Registry - Backup and Restore do this and it will save you a lot of grief if you are ever doing things in the registry and even if you don't it is a good back up to have if your system ever gets corrupted.
(pretyped to save time)

However I have blathered on a bit but good luck with your computing it is a marvelous hobby/pastime and useful too

John
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