Monitoring Your CPU Temperature in Windows 11: Easy Methods Revealed

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How to Check CPU Temp in Windows 11

Hello there, this is Tracy from In this short article, I will walk you through how to check the temperature of your CPU in Windows 11. Monitoring your CPU temperature is essential to maintain your computer’s health and avoid overheating which may lead to various problems.

The Easy Way to Check CPU Temperature on Windows 11

Step 1: Download a CPU Temperature Monitor

The first step is to download a CPU temperature monitor. You can get these applications for free on the internet. I recommend applications like HWMonitor or Speccy as these are reliable and user-friendly.

Step 2: Install the CPU Temperature Monitor

After downloading, open the downloaded file and follow the instructions to install the application on your computer.

Step 3: Run the Application

Now, open the installed CPU temperature monitor. You can either find it in your start menu or an icon might be present on your desktop.

Step 4: Check CPU Temperature

Once the application is open, it will provide you with a detailed view of your system’s specs. Here you can also find the temperature of your CPU. Generally, a healthy CPU temperature is usually between 45 and 65 degrees Celsius when the system is idle.

Ensure Your CPU Is Not Overheating

Remember to regularly check your CPU temperature, especially when running demanding applications or games. If the temperature is too high, consider cleaning your computer physically, checking your cooling system, or even applying a new thermal paste. Stay on top of it and avoid a potentially costly CPU replacement.

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