Is 76C or 168F too hot for my CPU?

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Kapustin Yar

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Hi People,

I replaced my AMD Socket 7 2600 with a socket 7 3000, When I did this my cpu temp from from 150 to 170F degrees. Is this safe or do I need to get a new fan too?
 
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95c max, If you have a stock heat sink install a upgrade. Also a good thermal paste and the right applaction is necessary.
 
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