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Does overclocking shorten the life of the processor?

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Does overclocking shorten the life of the processor?
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Originally Posted by songohan7777
Does overclocking shorten the life of the processor?
As long as you keep the temperature below 50 Celcius, it will outlast you.
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Quote:
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As long as you keep the temperature below 50 Celcius, it will outlast you.
Yup, but wont last as long if the processor was running at stock
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Yeah, but the life is still longer than the half-life of the technology....

In other words, it'll burn out, but it'll be obsolete long before then.
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Oh yeah... you'll have donated it to some poor kid in africa by the time it dies.... then it's not your problem.

Edit: i mean absolutely no offence to any african people
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