Originally Posted by XDanger
Is it true that merely overheating (to shutdown temp) the cpu by overclocking wont damage it ,but feeding it too much volts will, Ive never tried blowing mine up so I wouldnt know.
Overheating can lead to throttling (if enabled in your BIOS). Thus your processor should be safe.
Overvolting can lead to circuit failure. Thus, your processor is useless silicon.
Therefore, you are indeed correct. If you want to blow up your processor, overvolt it to hell.