How hot can a CPU get before it is damaged?

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asked Jun 8, 2018 in Hardware by Clarence (370 points)
How hot can a CPU get before it is damaged?

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answered Jun 8, 2018 by Shawn (49,820 points)
A CPU is rated to get as hot as 230 F before getting damaged.

Although it's best to keep the CPU cooler than 230 F and a good temperature to keep the CPU at is 122 F or below to keep the CPU from being damaged.

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