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Is it safe to fold overnight on my rig. It's 100% stable. I am worried about temps on 955 though. It gets to 55 C in folding for one WU. Overnight might be bad. I fold on my GTX 570, not the 955. The GTX 570 shouldn't have an issue. I think...
 
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62C is the max safe temp. You're fine.
 
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Your computer will shutdown if the CPU gets too hot, you can set the MAX temp for the cpu yourself too.
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Nice cozy heater, you'll be fine unless you don't like to sleep in the heat like I do
/joke

Fold away temps are fine
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Versa View Post
Nice cozy heater, you'll be fine unless you don't like to sleep in the heat like I do
/joke

Fold away temps are fine
Not so much a joke to some lol. My rig puts out about as much heat as my space heater did, and consumes less power. I fold all night, and have my own personal heater all night.
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post #6 of 7
I used to fold 24/7 on my rigs. But i have stopped using my big pc for folding due to cost of electric, and i cant afford to replace a dead component should something fry from the 24/7 stress.

As long as temps are within safe limits, go for it! It a quick way to rack up some serious points!
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post #7 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by metroidfreak View Post
Not so much a joke to some lol. My rig puts out about as much heat as my space heater did, and consumes less power. I fold all night, and have my own personal heater all night.
I know my 580s are like the sun and I have to keep my windows up and ceiling fan on to get the heat Out of my room or I can't sleep. Anything above 70F and I toss and turn, under that I'm out like a rock
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