⏺SKINS AND MAIN FEATURES⏺
✔ DISK DRIVE: (letters from C to Z, drive Label, Used-Free/Total space, activity indicators),
✔ NETWORK SKIN: (WLAN, Download/Upload speed, peak and total data transfer, External/Internal IP Address),
✔ GRAPHICS / VIDEO ADAPTER SKINS: (support for AMD and NVIDIA cards),
✔ RECYCLE BIN: (number/size of items, shortcuts to open and empty the Bin),
✔ CPU SKINS: (supports for up to 36 Cores, RAM usage, total and used...),
✔ UP TIME SKIN: (shows system up-time),
✔ CLOCK SKIN: (time, date, System uptime, current day...)
✔ CALENDAR: LuaCalendar (includes Julian and Gregorian calendar with some of the most important Events added),
✔ WEATHER SKIN: (current weather condition, forecast for next 8 days including today, night forecast shows up on move hover),
✔ BATTERY SKIN: (charging level, time left... ),
✔ PSU SKIN: (Power usage, PSU temp., Fan speed...),
✔ VOLUME SKIN: (volume slider, mute/unmute sound, change device...),
✔ TOP CPU: (shows up 10 top CPU users + RAM usage for every of the processes),
✔ TOP GPU: (shows up 10 top GPU users + VRAM usage for every of the process),
✔ TOP RAM: (shows up 10 top RAM users + CPU usage for every of the process),
✔ POWER PLAN: (quickly switch between the Power plans and customize it),
✔ ASTRONOMY: originally made by balala (), (works offline, shows data such as sunrise, moonrise, sunset, moonset, day length and more on mouse hover action),
✔ FANS: (shows the main data for up to 13 Fans of a system),
✔ TEMPS: (shows up to 10 temperature sensors of a system. Fully customizable),
✔ SETTINGS: (includes options to customize colors, opacity, show/hide features of the skins, enter some customizable data etc.),
⏺CHANGELOG (click here to see)⏺
⏺HOW TO USE (easy steps):⏺
1) You need a FULL EDITION of AIDA64 installed for the next skins: CPU_RAM (partially), PSU, GPU and FANS. Others work independently of AIDA64.
AIDA64 must be running (in the background) all the time!
P.S. Always check out for the latest versions of Rainmeter and AIDA64 .
2) To set up the suite to works properly, configure AIDA64 as follows:
Run the program (AIDA64) and go to: Files --> Preferences --> External Applications.
-2a) Check the "Enable writing sensor values to Registry" box (must be enabled):
-2b) check the following sensor boxes like on the picture below (you can check them all, but it will use more Hardware resources):
3) Set up AIDA64 to starts up with Windows and minimize [OPTIONALLY]:
FOR AMD Radeon CARD OWNERS
AMD Radeon Card owners have to easily enter the Total memory amount of their cards manually in the Settings panel, unlike NVIDIA card owners:
ABOUT PSU SKIN
To use PSU Skin, you must have a PSU with Digital Link Interface such as Corsair's RMi, HXi and AXi series. Make sure you checked the PSU related sensor boxes from step 2b.
This is where to enter the Max Power of your PSU in Settings panel:
Partial Video Tutorial and Review: Watch
Thanks God for everything! Special thanks to jsmorley, balala, EclecticTech, raiguard and SilverAzide).
Hey, i love this skin. Only thing i would ask, is have you thought about adding a 'sticky Note' widget as part of it? this would be a huge help to someone like me. As i like things to all fit together on my desktop having a separate app running for them is a pain. Just a thought great work! keep it up!
Ok, I took a look at the sensors you provided and what I see is that there are some sensors we need that have value "0" while some others are missing, most likely because mobile components always have less sensors/features in general. I also have to ask you did you test this on Win10? Win11 is pretty new and it would be a wonder it there aren't many seroius and less serious bugs. I'd really like if you're able to test it on the same machine with Win10. If the sensor that now gives zeros would give a positive value, it would mean that there's a proble either with Windows 11 or with AIDA64 support on that OS.
Apart from that, you have 2 temperature sensors. One that monitors GPU Diode (he shows 0 now) and a new GPU Hotspot sensor that works. As the GPU skin is not configured to monitor GPU Hotspot temp. that shows a positive value (works), lets configure it for it. So, open the code, find [GPUTempNvidia] measure and its RegValue option. Change it from Value.TGPU1DIO to Value.TGPU1HOT (more about GPU Hotspot temp. here). Save the changes and refresh the skin. This way you can change any sensor, just be sure what you are doing. More info about the sensors here.
Try to restart your machine and check are the GPU related still showing zeros (sensors with "GPU" in its name). If yes, you should report it to AIDA64 forum. I would ask does your GPU have FAN sensor, GPU Utilisation sensor, GPU memory usage sensor... There is sensor that shows GPU2 clock (Value.SGPU2CLK) but not the same sensor GPU #1.
I also suggest you to test your luck with HWiNFO Edition of the gadgets and see what the sensors it shows. When i update this edition to v3.1, it will also have all known bugs fixed and all the sensor values will be in one file, apart from the codes so it's gonna be easier to find them and edit.
Gosh, thank you very much for such extensive help. I will have to check everything you wrote calmly. As for the W10, I will try to install it on an additional disk and see what the difference will be. Thanks again for the suggestions.
The drivers are usually up-to-date, I have installed a clean WIN10 and I also have no data for RPM CPU, MEM and FAN for the GPU. Only changing DIO to HOT showed current temp. ASUS original "Armory Create" program shows RPM, TEMP. Well, maybe this laptop model is like that :)
HWiNFO shows even fewer options.
Thank you for your help.
if AIDA or HWiNFO don't show the data, you can't do nothing else to get the sensor value. Rainmeter just "grabs" the data from the Registry/plug-in and that's all. But that zeros for some sensors are strange. Like they exist but someting (like driver) prevents or doesn't correctly show their data. God knows. All in all, I can't remember there is a notebook that has all the GPU sensors like a desktop variant. Those devices have to be as smaller as possible, to take less power etc. and thus they spare.
first excellent job.
My internet speed is different, for example if the download speed in the task manager is 54mbps, in the skin it shows 5.8 MB/s. how do i adjust it?
How do I know my PC supports PSU readings? i have an ASUS b450 tuf pro / gamemax 650 .
Thanks for the great job.
Firstly, 8 mbps = 1 MB/s. If you think there is a net speed accuracy issue, you should report it rather to the rainmeter forum than here, but make sure you're right. Windows task manager had some issues with older Win 10 versions. Just bear it in mind. Test it with sth else and don't expect the speed will be the same as the measure times aren't the same in many cases.
You have to have a PSU with Digital Link interface that transfers data from PSU to MB. I explained it in the Video Tutorial that you have in description.
yes, it is, but i still haven'd found a day or two to do finish it. Btw. AIDA64 version is my favorite, but i simply started the update on HWiNFO Edition as i had it on my desktop atm and that's the only reason.
@Pul53dr1v3r really love your skin and I'm using is since 3 years now. Can't imagine my desktop without it :-)
I'm using Win11 beta and everything worked fine with my Nvidia GTX 1070, yesterday I upgraded to RTX 3060TI but now I don't get GPU temperature working in your skins. I installed latest beta versions of Rainmeter and Aida64 and I checked the settings (Aida64 logging and registry values). See attached screenshot: https://imgur.com/JRT0OAl
GPU memory, fan speed and GPU load are working fine, just temperature is missing.
Did I overlooked something? Any advise from you? Thank you in advance and all the best!
Hi. I am glad u like it. To fix the issue follow these steps:
1) open the GPU skin code, 2) find [GPUTempNvidia] measure, 3) change its RegValue from RegValue=Value.TGPU1DIO to RegValue=Value.TGPU1.
Save the changes, refresh the skin or Rainmeter.
Came back here just for this sweet fix. thank you. love the skins. I just got aida64 and first skin I try is yours and I fell in love with it. I have a 49" monitor so resizing is a feature I've been after for a long time.