First time overclocking and need a Cpu temperature program

Can anyone recommend a good cpu temperture program? I'm gonna start overclocking soon. What should my temps be like to stay safe?
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  1. cpu-z
    Best software hands down
  2. for intels realtemp for amd's overdrive or coretemp

    edit: mr elemential where exactly does cpuz report temperatures :D?
  3. I have a Intel core 4690k 3.5ghz
  4. realtemp
  5. Whats realtemp? I'm new to overclocking
  6. a small app to read and monitor temps: http://bit.ly/1A1qAr3
  7. Realtemp - just for temperature monitoring.

    Intel Extreme Tuning Utility - stress testing, temperature monitoring, and also changing overclock settings from within the operating system.

    Aida64 - Cache and memory benchmarks, system stability test (stress test), monitoring of CPU temps, hard drive temps, fan speeds, and voltages
  8. thanks I'll download these for my cpu.
  9. The real question is WHY over clock since most programs you will NOT notice any difference at all?
  10. computertech82 said:
    The real question is WHY over clock since most programs you will NOT notice any difference at all?


    Why not overclock if your processor supports it? Hell, why would anyone even buy a K series Intel processor if they did not want to squeeze every bit of performance out of their computer that they can.
  11. mostly for games but I'll wait for the witcher 3. I just want to check my temps right now
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