Did I cause permanent damage to my GPU? Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Connection Graphics Last response: January 26, 2013 12:40 AM in Graphics & Displays Share Goldenblood January 26, 2013 12:30:36 AM My graphics card (GTX 680) has been having some issues recently (loss of connection error, driver fails) and HWMonitor reads it's temperatures at up to 78 degrees Celsius. Should I be worried? Have I caused damage to my GPU? More about : permanent damage gpu jthill909 a b U Graphics card January 26, 2013 12:40:57 AM Well, you shouldn't have because the max temps for a 680 are 98C. Try reinstalling the drivers and if that doesn't work, try reinstalling windows. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCould reaching high temps for a long time cause permanent damage ? ForumOFFICIAL POLL: WHAT CAUSED YOUR FLASHED 6950 PERMANENT DAMAGE ? ForumDid overheating damage my GPU ? ForumI need to break my laptop without permanent damage ForumDid I damage my CPU with improper thermal paste installation? ForumHow much damage did I just do? ForumDo graphical artifacts damage GPU 's? ForumPowers off after 30 secs, Permanent damage ? ForumDid I damage my motherboard? ForumWill this cause any severe damage to the case? ForumDid I damage a component? ForumTrying to setup permanent link between PC and 120hz 1080pi HD LED TV ForumGpu overclocking damage ForumWhat can cause a motherboard to short? ForumATI Radeon 4870 insufficent power supply leads to permanent damage ? ForumNew 3930k - No CPU cooler. Did i just fry my CPU? ForumGPU damage ? ForumAsus gtx560ti directcuII-broken Forum[Solved] Is my GPU dead? ForumGPU overheating while idle More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !