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Sorry that was poorly worded on my part. I meant to say that as long as it is below throttling temperatures it will maintain the same performance.

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I would say heat and volt kill a cpu fastest. Heat or volt will degrade a cpu over time. I used to have a 2700k that I used for folding@home for maybe 12 months overclocked and overvolted, it degraded a little but not by much. It would take something pretty epic to kill these cpus.
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a CPU should have some sort of thermal protection, so heat may shorten the life, but it shouldnt kill it. These things are rated to be pretty hot and shut down before they get any hotter.

Voltages kill a CPU, if you put too much you can kill it.
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Cool, so mainly voltage eh. Good to know. I think I've had mine up to 1.45 - 1.5 volt range but not for very long.
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im pretty sure people have killed chips while there @ -150° c . (LN2) so i would think voltage is the #1 reason
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