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Old 11-05-08, 06:10 PM   #92
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Default Re: GTX280/260 Overclocking Results

Originally Posted by CaptNKILL View Post
So what do you guys use to test your overclocks and what is an acceptable maximum load temp for a GTX260?

I want to push this thing a bit farther but I don't want to do it half-assed and end up with one unstable game.
I game to test my OC's. Crysis being the most GPU stressing game out there, I play it for an hour or so and watch my temps. I don't know what the max temps for a 260 should be, but I don't like anything over 70-72 degrees C. If it goes higher than that I cut back on the OC.

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