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Hi,

I have a GTX 470 and it runs at 70c while running F@H. I was wondering if this is save for long term usage? I use my computer up to 8+hrs a day. Is it save to run it at those temps for that amount of time?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Easily safe for 24/7 usage. The Fermi's are pretty solid in terms of heat tolerance so you have quite a bit of head room there. What are your clock settings?

I'm running 800/1600/1950 on my cards in SLI and while folding they are usually at about 74/70.
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Hi,

Thank you for your answer. My clocks are 795/1590/1674. I have not oc the ram yet, will soon though.
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Hi,

Thank you for your answer. My clocks are 795/1590/1674. I have not oc the ram yet, will soon though.
Overclocking the ram doesn't increase your ppd at all.
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My 470 runs in the 80s. Graphics cards can be under load at much hotter temps than CPUs, thankfully. If I turn up my fan it goes down to the 50/60s, but that's super loud and not really worth the noise.

So all in all, you're fine.
    
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Overclocking the ram doesn't increase your ppd at all.
Yeah it's pretty much all about your shaders.
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