Worried that your PC is running hot?  There are several programs out there that will take the temperature of your CPU, today I’ll show you, Open Hardware Monitor. It’s a free program that will monitor the temperature of your CPU and also let you know if your fans are running.

Here’s how to get it:  Start by following this link: https://openhardwaremonitor.org/

Click on the Download button. One nice thing about this site is that you don’t see a bunch of misleading download buttons attempting to lure you into downloading other programs.

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Then click on Download Now.

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Go to your Downloads folder on your PC, select the openhardwaremonitor file and extract the zipped file.

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Open the unzipped file and double-click on the program.

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You’ll be able to see the temperature of CPU as well as the load being carried by each of your CPUs.

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Click on the Options tab to switch to Fahrenheit.

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Click File the Hardware to choose which pieces of hardware are monitored.

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Your temperature should not get higher than 175 degrees Fahrenheit/80 degrees Celsius. Though, if it is a little bit higher and the PC is running fine,  I wouldn’t worry.