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Ok so i have a question someone out there might know the answer to.

If you overclock your CPU, does that Void the warrenty on your GPU? Cause technically overclocking your CPU can cause the system unstable which ultimatly could deal damage to the GPU. But that is once in a blue moon that happens. But still, does it void warrenty?
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Sorry for double post. FF crashed and I thought it didnt make my post.
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Im gonna say no.
Sure overclocking the cpu can make the pc unstable but as long as you dont overclock the pci-e bus then it has nothing to do with the gpu.
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i was just thinking though because overclocking changes the clocks of the CPU, it also affects the Motherboard through the FSB.

And if an unstable system is realy unstable, it could cause a short, or two much coulomb's to travel through a wire and cause damage that is all im thinking. Ultimatly they cant tell just by looking at the GPU if you oc'ed the CPU. But i was just thinking. haha thats what i get for thinking at work
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I agree w/ruredee but well warranty's are contracts as such spell out conditions so do not know the correct legal answer. My advice on all warranty service is never give a full confession. Warranty's do not cover all failures even if you do not OC. If they can determine some other component caused the failure you would likely not get coverage.

So I think the real question is can OC CPU fry the GPU. I don't no for certain but once again agree with ruredee and don't see it happening. Good luck.
    
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well i dont see it happening unless there is some freak accident. My GPU and CPU are fine i was just thinking at work and it gets me into messes
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