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Temperature Safe Zones for RTX 3070

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2020/12/24 19:54:26 (permalink)
Hello all,

I just got a RTX 3070 XC3 Ultra GPU for Christmas and I am a little concerned... I haven't had a new GPU in many years, but I feel like my temps are WAY too high. I've noticed my card spiking up as high as 88 degrees while under load during gaming. My question is twofold:

1) what is the safe/recommended operating temperature for these cards?

2) what is the maximum temperature before thermal throttling for these cards?

Should I have cause for concern if I am constantly running in the high 70s and low 80s, or do these new cards just run hot?

Thanks!
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    Re: Temperature Safe Zones for RTX 3070 2020/12/26 00:18:08 (permalink)
    1. The lower the better, but the card can operate up to 93c without issues. A few c after that it will thermal throttle/shutdown to prevent damage.
    2. 93c.
    3. No.
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