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What is the temp Danger zone on a Oc'd i7 950?

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As title says what is the tempature danger zone on a i7 950? like 0ver 70degrees, over 80degrees.. ive looked all over the internet couldnt find a number, mine hit 60degress is that to hot?
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The max for me is 80c. Some people like to stay under 85 or 75 but for me it's 80c.
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60 degrees under full load is definitely Not dangerous. I'd start worrying around 70c. Try to stay under 80c most of the time if you want to keep your chip safe. I'd say under 80c in IBT or p95 is probably the max you should aim for.
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