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Old August 2, 2008, 01:43 PM
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Anyone got a good collection of Gadgets on there Vista?

I have found a few generic ones. I am looking for one that can give me CPU and GPU temps.
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Old August 2, 2008, 03:14 PM
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Well, there is the one I used to use. You can find it here: Windows Live Gallery

Unfortunately it doesn't give temperatures, at least I don't think so, but it does give you everything else. Hard drive space, CPU usage, uptime, mem usage, etc. And it is fairly customizable.

What I do use now for temps and other info is the gadget portion of Everest. I find that works great for my needs.
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Everest Ultimate has a Vista Sidebar program that you can show almost every thing that the mobo will show.I am using it to show all 4 cores on CPU temps and both GPU temps plus CPU clock,multiplier.FSP and Mobo temp and CPU core voltage plus +12V voltage.You can download Everst Ultimate free ,then go to file after you start program you will see a Preferences tap,this will show you the Vista sidebar and what your mobo will give you for items.The only problem i have found is CPU temps are off by +5C but other than that great.( Sorry ipaine missed your post,blame it on the beer)

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Interesting. Cool gadget, better then the one I was using.
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Everest Ultimate has a Vista Sidebar program that you can show almost every thing that the mobo will show.I am using it to show all 4 cores on CPU temps and both GPU temps plus CPU clock,multiplier.FSP and Mobo temp and CPU core voltage plus +12V voltage.You can download Everst Ultimate free ,then go to file after you start program you will see a Preferences tap,this will show you the Vista sidebar and what your mobo will give you for items.The only problem i have found is CPU temps are off by +5C but other than that great.( Sorry ipaine missed your post,blame it on the beer)
Everest Ultimate is free or "free" ;) ;) ? It still says Trial on their website ...

The only gadget I really ever used was the one from The Weather Network ... and it worked fine for a while, but it had a memory leak, so I took it off ... It was consuming nearly 600 MB by itself after about 3 weeks of uptime ...

I also had an uptime counter gadget as well, but same memory leak issue, except worse ... Memory usage went up w/ every second

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Old August 2, 2008, 09:28 PM
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I think you can download Everest Ulimate 2007 at The guru of 3D for free
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( Sorry ipaine missed your post,blame it on the beer)
No worries, at least you explained it much better then I did. It really is the best gadget I have seen, at least for my uses. Plus it sits on my secondary monitor so if I have a game up I can still see the temps of my cards and cpu.
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