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Anytime you up the voltage that will certainly decrease the life of the cpu. I guess anytime you do anything besides stock settings will decrease the life of something.

* correct me if I'm wrong *
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More heat and more voltage=more electron migration which is like electrons escaping, which can be compared to cattle on a farm. The harder the cattle pushes, the gate will break quicker and they get out.

Except these electrons aren't beef. They are information. Lost information=instability and corruption.

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