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Old 01-24-08, 09:37 AM   #3
DRen72
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Default Re: Does overclocking reduce the life of your CPU?

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Originally Posted by ryan29121
Im wondering if overclocking a CPU will it reduce the life of it. I overclocked my q6600 to 3.2 will that significantly decrease the life? Just wondering because I dont want to burn up my $280 part. I don't have that much money as it is. Thanks in advance for your help.
Yes, but put it this way... It will reduce its life from 20 years down to 10. You planning on keeping that CPU that long?
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