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Old September 25, 2012, 07:17 PM
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Overclocking with high amounts of voltage can potentially reduce the lifespan of the chip over time and maybe even the lifespan of the motherboard (since it will have to work harder as well). If Temps are ok, then there is no reason why you cannot push it a bit further, just understand that you can reduce the chips' lifespan the harder you push it. If you are doing something very cpu intensive, like folding for example, where the cpu is at 100% load 24/7, then there may be an issue, but for just regular use it should be ok. If the chip dies it will be long after you upgrade your system.
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