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What to use to monitor voltage rails and check cpu clock?

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RedScare

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Jun 29, 2004
yeah title says it all basically. i dunno if these things are just built in to mobo bioses or what...

so i realize the best way to measure psu voltages is with a multimeter...but how can i do it without one (just to get a rough estimate)? the mobo should do this right? how would i get to this feature? i have an NF7-S which i have not installed yet.

also, i see a lot of people who show what their cpu and memory and fsb and stuff is running at by taking a picture of their desktop with a neat window which shows all the info in it. is that a program? or is that some sort of utility built into the motherboard or something? i guess these are simple questions but im building my first rig after using a Micron PC for the last three years. thanks for the help :cool:
 

b0bby

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RedScare said:
yeah title says it all basically. i dunno if these things are just built in to mobo bioses or what...

so i realize the best way to measure psu voltages is with a multimeter...but how can i do it without one (just to get a rough estimate)? the mobo should do this right? how would i get to this feature? i have an NF7-S which i have not installed yet.

also, i see a lot of people who show what their cpu and memory and fsb and stuff is running at by taking a picture of their desktop with a neat window which shows all the info in it. is that a program? or is that some sort of utility built into the motherboard or something? i guess these are simple questions but im building my first rig after using a Micron PC for the last three years. thanks for the help :cool:

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Gabe69

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Jun 24, 2004
to take a screen shot of your desktop or windows or whatever, (i think thats your question) the answer is click Alt+PrtScr then after that, goto paint, and click Ctrl+V the screen shot you took should be pasted into the paint window, also the only OS I know that this trick works on is on windows xp home, havent tryed it on anything else