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only if my overclocks are 100% stable and temps are not too high, the lifespan of my cpu or gpu will NOT be affected.
right?
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It may knock off a year or two of the lifetime of a CPU compared to stock, but a CPU should atleast live 5 years IMO. I'm still using a P4(atm) since 2003.
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yeah, it will take some time off the lifespan, but even the 5 years is a pessimistic estimate.

Unless you plan to keep the parts more than 10 years, go ahead and overclock within reason (of course, some exceptions... it's delicate stuff, and you might have a component that's a little weaker than averate... it happens).
    
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ok cool.
im keeping it at 3.0 ghz
vcore is right at 1.4v
idle temps are around 53-58ish, but its also VERY warm in my house because its 100 F outside

if this lasts 3-5 years (5 at VERY most) i will jump around my room in joy
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