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Will using a BIOS mod to mod my voltage to 1.212v severely limit my lifespan of them?
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Sure, maybe to 7 years instead of 10.... So long as you have GOOD cooling, you'll not have an issue. The 680 Lightning, for example, I've not had any degradation with them running 1.3v or so, since a month after release. They are actually OC'ing HIGHER since the drivers have improved, with the same voltage... And these cards run 100% 24/7!! 1.212v is almost nothing in terms of voltage increase....
   
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Originally Posted by renji1337 View Post

Will using a BIOS mod to mod my voltage to 1.212v severely limit my lifespan of them?
let's be honest, you'll upgrade these cards way before you get to see them die.

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Is it a EVGA product? Then you should hope it dies because every EVGA card I owned NEVER ends up dying and it always sits on my shelve for years while i plug away at the newest card.
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Is it a EVGA product? Then you should hope it dies because every EVGA card I owned NEVER ends up dying and it always sits on my shelve for years while i plug away at the newest card.

This. I've owned my Evga gtx 470 since launch, even gave it to my girlfriend. It's still going strong after these years of overclocking, custom air cooling, and "the mod ". Kepler cards will last even longer considering they're more efficient with energy and heat.

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Will using a BIOS mod to mod my voltage to 1.212v severely limit my lifespan of them?

No.
    
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