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Whats the "danger limit" in temps for a geforce 5600fx?

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I'd reccomend no higher than 70c for load but try and stay around 60.
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i'm sure cards can handle more than 70c (mine can) but that sstill high i believe. I would raise the bar to 80c before i start worrying.
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Yes they can handle it but it might damage the card.
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yes they can handle it but it will damage that card (mycomputersucks)=it dosnt really lol...but anyways just stay under 70c and it will be okay
    
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Hi Zakaloot,

This question is asked quite often. According to nVidia the NV40 core has an absolute max of 135degC. The NV40 core is the 6800 series. Since the FX5800 series nVidia gpu's have run hot. Remember the early cooling solutions??

Your core is the NV31 I believe. According to PC Guide, that core has a max of 107degC. This translates to 224.6degF. You'll certainly be able to boil water with it.

Please understand that in these "guides" max means max. The core will melt or soften the surrounding epoxy/laminate board. Not good. High temps also place a burden on the rest of your computer system as it relates to inside case temps, and surrounding components.
Also temps higher than say 60-80degC for prolong periods will shorten the life of the gpu and other circuits on the video card. That's why cooler is better.

Remember too, that gpu cores and related circuits have been designed for higher temps, per se. Intel starts slowing down their cpu's at 60/65/70degC and AMD with the old XP Athlon series stated that 95degC was max for it.

You didn't mention what temps you currently see with your system, but artifacts, freezing, slow frames rates are indicators that the gpu is hotter than it wants to be. Over time the video card's ability to run at high temps will deminish due to the heat effect.

I hope this helped, :-)
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