I just received my HP TX2500 tablet back from laptop service (fried ATI GPU) and I need software to monitor temperatures which supports emergency system shutdown after it surpasses a specified limit.


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Real Temp will work for this purpose. It has an option to add an EXE to be run as an alarm at specific (user set) temperature (for CPU or GPU). You can just add the shutdown.exe executable in C:\Windows\System32. Here's a screen shot, look where it says "Alarm EXE":

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  • I would recommend the command line arguments shutdown.exe /t 30 so it gives you a 30 second warning before it shuts down. Jun 29, 2012 at 16:37
  • HI! real temp does not support my tx2650 processor (AMD TURION) Jun 30, 2012 at 10:25
  • While realtemp is a nice and easy (just unzip) program, it does not show GPU temps on my Latitude e6540. I used Open Hardware Monitor instead, which is just as easy (plus open source) and does show GPU temp and fan speed: openhardwaremonitor.org Feb 14, 2015 at 13:56

CoreTemp was program that i needed. I reccoment it to use on any pc/laptop. It does support AMD and Intel proccessors.

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