Rainmeter anyone?

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Tom Bombadildo, May 11, 2012.

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  5. It's unnecessary

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  1. Tom Bombadildo

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    Jul 11, 2009
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    I forgot
    Soo...what do you guys think of Rainmeter? Love it? Hate it? Indifferent?

    I used to play with it a while back but stopped for...some reason. Decided to download it again and play around with it some more, so does anyone know any nice skins?
  2. Ziggy Zigzagoon

    Ziggy Zigzagoon GBAtemp Fan

    Aug 6, 2010
    I use Omnimo, since I actually like the Metro UI. I have a finished design for mine, but I need to do some updates.
  3. pokefloote

    pokefloote GBAtemp Addict

    Mar 20, 2009
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    I only use it for monitoring CPU/RAM/storage space.
    I still keep the usual desktop, though. I don't see the point of a screen filled with rainmeter and zero icons like a lot of people set up.

    As for skins... I don't know. I use Lanette's PC (It's a Pokemon "party" thing where their life bars are the meters)
    It's not nice though, so don't look it up. P:
  4. Sicklyboy

    Sicklyboy ~I have crippling depression~

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    Jul 15, 2009
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    I don't see any necessity in it. I've always been one to look in the system tray for the time, task manager for CPU/RAM usage, and Windows Explorer for disk usage. No sense in taking up more of the last three just to check those.

    However, that isn't to say I wouldn't use it. Now that you've reminded me of it, I might try it out next week.
  5. triassic911

    triassic911 Burst Mode

    May 9, 2007
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    NYC, USA
    No need for it. Themes and such do nothing for productivity. Also for monitoring your ram/cpu usage, there are windows 7 gadgets for that. Much better imo.
  6. jarejare3

    jarejare3 PROFILE CHANGE!

    Dec 8, 2010
    Kuala lumpur?
    I used rain-meter a while back, but quickly got bored of it.

    But that was last year, maybe I will re-download it again to see how much has changed.
  7. chains_of_androm

    chains_of_androm GBAtemp Regular

    May 8, 2012
    United States
    Its pretty good, I use it to monitor performance and what not on my second screen. Not too CPU intensive and blends in nicely with the wall paper.
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