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Very clever system health monitoring tool

Post by Neil » Thu May 24, 2007 11:55 pm

Dear all,

Whilst looking for some system health monitoring software for my motherboard (as the system is running a tad hot), I came across this very handy piece of freeware. It monitors all system temperature sensors (including hard drives), fan speeds, hard driver error rates, core voltages etc. It also does logging and graphing of various metrics.

You can get it at http://www.almico.com/sfscreenshots.php

For those running BOINC, it causes my CPU temperature to jump by 15°C and above!

Enjoy,

Neil.

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Post by povaddict » Fri Jun 01, 2007 10:16 pm

15°C and above?! Mine used to be at a constant 72°C while BOINC was running, reaching 52°C with idle CPU. After last heatsink cleaning, it dropped to 68°C with busy CPU. How on earth do you keep yours at 15°C? (even my room is hotter than that!) Or was it a typo? :)

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Post by Neil » Sat Jun 02, 2007 12:02 pm

Hi,

Read more closely ;-)

"For those running BOINC, it causes my CPU temperature to jump by 15°C and above!"

Neil.

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Post by povaddict » Sat Jun 02, 2007 5:28 pm

Ohh so like 15 degrees more :) :roll:

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Post by clarkf1 » Sat Jun 02, 2007 9:43 pm

Mine was topping out at about 60C when running BOINC.

I just turned two fans around (I had one the wrong way round, and turned the other for experimentation) and moved the location of another one. I'm now running 5-7C less :D

I now have one exhaust on the side, one intake at the front, an exhaust at the back (level with the CPU heatsink) and of course, the PSU fans.
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Re: Very clever system health monitoring tool

Post by spikey_richie » Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:15 pm

I'm running an AMD X2 6000+ on stock cooling, and my idle temp is around 38°C. When I run BOINC, it jumps to around 52°C, with an idle room temperature of around 22°C

The case has a 120mm fan in the front, another 120mm in the back and a 90mm in the top all run from a speed-controller which keeps the case at around 31°C
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Re: Very clever system health monitoring tool

Post by clarkf1 » Mon Mar 31, 2008 12:36 am

Managed to lose another 5-8 degrees by removing 5 years of dust from my heatsink!!!

Now running nicely at 51 when running BOINC
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Re: Very clever system health monitoring tool

Post by spikey_richie » Mon Mar 31, 2008 8:21 pm

Since I posted this, I've upgraded to a Scythe Mine.

Temps are now 24°C idle, and 32/33°C at 100%, with a room temp of around 20/21°C
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