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What temperatures are safe for a GPU?

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Celsius or Fahrenheit? ;-) –  Ivo Flipse Oct 14 '09 at 7:13
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Andreas being in Sweden, I guess it's Celsius! ;-) –  Snark Oct 14 '09 at 9:52

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GPUs can handle a larger heat level than CPUs. At idle they are often in the range of 50-70 °C.

Max is more like 100 - 110 °C.

For example; checkout the specifications for the NVidia GTX 275 max (recommended) operating temperature is 105 °C.

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