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i was wondering, this might be stupid but, if i stay at stock voltage and oc will that harm my cpu. to my knowledge they basically produce one chip and than pick out the defective ones and mark them as cheaper cpus, after disabling stuff like multipliers and on some cache. So does this mean that as long as i stay at stock voltage i will not harm my cpu?
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post #2 of 7
u can go up to 1.5 with out harming the chip
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Yes, I understand but im taling about not shortining the life span at all. or atleast not more than 20%
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post #4 of 7
as long as the temperatures are reasonable OC'ing at stock voltage will not shorten the life span much or at all
post #5 of 7
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awsome cuz i dont feel the need to go to 3.6ghz right now so i just want to stay at 3ghz on stock voltage.
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post #6 of 7
that's what im doing right now to keep temps dpwn while its hot... normally i run 3.2 or 3.4
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do u trust coretemp, cuz it shows me 5-6 degrees lower than the software that came with my mobo.
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