Core Temp, to monitor the temperature of the processor

A computer is a complex system, with a multitude of elements that work under our control, thanks to the actions directed by the operating system. As in any type of activity and process, our team can never be asked for more than it can provide, everything has a limit.

The difficult thing is to know where that limit is. It is very difficult for most computer users to know if an application, when it is running, absorbs a lot of resources or not. Therefore, it is advisable to use some other tool that provides us with that information.

To measure CPU overheating

Many problems in computers, sometimes irreversible, arise from overheating of the CPU. For this reason, it is convenient to always have the temperature that reaches the brain and heart of your team under control.

There are some tools that deal with this and issue warning messages when temperature limits are exceeded. Core Temp is one of them, which in addition to working on Windows computers, also works on Android mobile devices.


Core Temp shows the CPU temperature in the system tray, also indicating the temperature that corresponds to each of the cores. It includes an optional logging feature and also displays detailed processor information.

If your computer has more than one processor, the program can show independent information for each of them or joint information. The sample is made in real time. The program looks for the information in the DTS, the sensor that manufacturers include. The application is very easy to use, supporting a high level of customization. A plugin system allows adding new features that enrich its functionalities.

To consider

Those responsible for this application tell us the following about it:

« Core Temp  is a compact, simple, small and powerful program to monitor processor temperature and other vital information. What makes Core Temp unique is the way it works. It is capable of displaying the temperature of each individual core of each processor in your system! You can see temperature fluctuations in real time with different workloads. Core Temp is also independent of the motherboard.

access and download

Core Temp is a free tool that works on the latest versions of Windows. There is also a commercial license of it for companies. As we have said, there is also a version of the application for Android mobile devices. To download any of them you must access Core Temp .