How to Use Windows 11 to Monitor Your GPU Temperature


An increased GPU temperature is detrimental to the overall efficiency of your system. This can result in slower performance and eventually the shutting down of your system. Usually, temperatures shouldn’t rise like this, but if, for some reason, your system is heating up, you should monitor them. Users can use a ton of third-party apps to manage their hardware. However, I will show you how to use Windows 11 to monitor your GPU temperature for this tutorial.

Use Windows 11 to Monitor GPU Temperature

So, you must be wondering why monitoring the temperature is such a big deal? What happens if a GPU heats up too much? Well, the answer is straightforward. Your system experiences thermal throttling, and this reduces its performance drastically. There are different ways to fix this issue if this is happening, and we talk about it some other time. For now, follow the steps below to monitor the GPU temperature:

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Step-1: Right-click on the Windows icon to open the WinX menu. (You can use shortcut keys Win + X to open the menu.

Step-2: Click on Task Manager. (You can open the Task Manager using shortcut keys Ctrl + Shift + Esc. This way, you won’t have to do step-1)

Monitor Your GPU Temperature

Step-3: If you have never opened Task Manager before, you may have to click on the More details arrow to expand it.

Monitor Your GPU Temperature

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Step-4: When the window expands, click on the Performance tab.

Monitor Your GPU Temperature

Step-5: Now, click on the GPU option in the left pane.


Step-6: You will now see all the GPU information displayed in the right pane, including the temperature.

If you don’t want to use Windows 11 to monitor the temperature, you can use third-party apps like HWiNFO64, EVGA Precision X1, MSI Afterburner, etc.

I hope this helped. Let us know in the comments below if you have any more questions.