Overclock gtx 295 safe limits Tags: Graphics Cards Overclocking Gtx Last response: December 16, 2010 5:57 PM in Overclocking Share kill3rvill3 December 15, 2010 6:40:40 PM Hi I was wondering what would be safe limits on overclocking my BFG GTX 296. at the moment it is running Clock 576 Memory 999 Shader 1242 (defaults) The rest of my system stands at CPU: i7 920 @ 3.26ghz 6gb tripple channel corsair @ 1284mhz - overclocked with gigabyte software MOBO: gigabyte - X58 ud4 Case: Antec 900 - 2 I was tinkering with rivatuner but i am new to overclocking and wanted to know what are safe limits in terms of temperature and is there anything else i should be aware of The temps i have at the min (idle) are: GPU - 58c PCB Temp: 55c I hope you cn help Thanks KV3 More about : overclock gtx 295 safe limits Psychoteddy December 15, 2010 6:41:48 PM I'm trying to do the same with mine, interested to see what winds up here. saint19 a b U Graphics card a c 278 K Overclocking December 15, 2010 7:09:56 PM Hi kill3rvill3 and welcome to Tom's forum. AFAIK GTX2xx series support 105ºC, but I'd not go above 70ºC-75ºC Related resources Safe voltage for Overclocked GTX 295 - Forum Upgrading a GTX 295 , need advice - Forum Gtx 260, 275, 285, or 295 - Forum Minimum CPU to push the GTX 295 - Forum Asus GTX 295 o/c question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kill3rvill3 December 16, 2010 5:41:12 PM Thank you - i am looking forward to getting some of lifes hardware questions answered in here - combined with this answer and pyschoteddy's answers i have what i need - thanks all saint19 a b U Graphics card a c 278 K Overclocking December 16, 2010 5:45:34 PM Your welcome, and I think that you can give to the temps range a little more size, 80ºC max. Psychoteddy December 16, 2010 5:47:11 PM I tried OC'ing mine a while back and was getting artifacts at around 90C so I'd be careful. Then again, I think that may have been a faulty card, too. I can't remember if that was the one I RMA'd or not... Hmmm... (scratches head) saint19 a b U Graphics card a c 278 K Overclocking December 16, 2010 5:57:26 PM Don't forget set your fan profile with afterburner, that increase the fan speed at the same time that temp rise. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHD 5970 over GTX 295 ? ForumGTX 295 vs 4870x2? ForumSafe overclock for GTX 670? ForumAsus gtx 295 ARMA II help ForumGTX 480 SLI vs GTX 295 ? Forum295 gtx possibly SLI Problem ForumBottlenect the GTX 295 ? ForumUpgrade now to cheaper 4870x2 or wait till 295GTX ForumGTX 295 ForumGtx295 on boots when cold. ForumFixed Voltage ForumOverclock DG41RQ motherboard ForumUnstable overclock 1090t ForumHelp me achieve first overclock ForumMinor laptop cpu overclock More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !