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I'm wondering what the highest safe temps and volts are for a gtx 460. I did some searching but a lot of the answers were from 2010, so I'm wondering what the modern opinion is on this.
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You'll be hard pressed to reach max temps on 460s tbh. I've got my running BOINC projects that use like89-99% of the GPU. Currently have the core clock running at 880 on stock voltages, temps haven't been above 70C. That's running three of them on one board with a sound card on the bottom blocking airflow. So I can't answer your question about max safe voltages, because I've never needed to up mine at all and they're OC'd pretty stinking good. But any card that runs below 80-90 is just fine, they're rated for much higher temperatures than CPUs and are more durable to extreme temperatures iirc...
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This sticky should let find the answer to your question about the absolute max temps. As for comfortable temps, I like to keep them at least 10C less than the absolute max.
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Thanks for info guys. I'm still wondering what the max safe voltage is if anyone knows.
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I'm not sure if you'll find an exact answer in here, but I would post your question in this thread. Usually pretty quick responses, and a wealth of information in there. give it a go, my personal thought is anything over 1.1 or 1.15 volts is pretty high, especially on air. But since I haven't pushed mine past stock or done much research into this area, I can't really give you a good answer. Hopefully that thread will help you out with what you need!! thumb.gif
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