Hashcat reducing GPU life
#1
Yesterday I was cracking a hash and I saw my core clock and temperature was fluctuating rapidly. I was wondering if this (or hash cracking as a whole) would have a negative impact on my GPU's lifespan?

I'm using a Sapphire Nitro+ aftermarket RX480 if it helps, and I had to use --gpu-temp-disable to fix some sort of fan speed error.

Thanks.
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#2
Using my 6970 for years and it is still running without problems.
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#3
Well, yes and no. The fans on the graphicscard is the part that gets most punishment.. Just keep the GPU below 70c for a long life.
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