How do I check the temperature of my computer? (Overheating)

We find HWiNFO to have the best and most accurate temperature readings on most systems.

You can download and install HWiNFO here: HWiNFO Sofware

Hover over the download and select Local
  • Once you launch the program select Sensors-only and Start.

  • Scroll down to find the temperatures, this will show your Current, Minimum, Maximum and Average operating temperatures.


  • Acceptable temperature ranges vary significantly depending on the hardware in your system.

If you have questions or concerns about the temperatures you see recorded, please contact one of our MAINGEAR Support agents to discuss your issues: 1-888-MAINGEAR (908-620-9050) or

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