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Old 01-24-08, 09:23 PM   #14
Amuro
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Default Re: Does overclocking reduce the life of your CPU?

According to the follwing, CPU's failure increase is a direct function of the number of thermal cycles and the change in temperature above ambient. So in addition to heat, turning the computer on and off also reduces CPU life.

http://www.overclockers.com/tips30/
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