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Old December 7, 2008, 10:36 AM
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For stress testing I use Prime95, for temps I have both CoreTemp & HWMonitor as well. And a couple of other utilities but Everest isn't free.

Prime95 Download: Free Software - GIMPS
CoreTemp: Core Temp
HWMonitor: CPUID
RealTemp Real Temp - CPU temperature monitoring

Some people say that RealTemp is more accurate for 45nm and Core Temp is more for 65nm, but simply changing the TJMax values lets you use whatever one is your preference. I *think* that for 45nm TJmax is 95C, though I'm not sure since I don't have one, and Intel still hasn't released any official info on what they should be set to.
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