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I've heard several different answers to this question, so I wanted a final opinion:

Does frequency alone affect temperature? From what I heard only voltage will change your temps, so IF I don't overvolt, I can get stock temps on overclocked speeds (I'm overclocking my friend's 580 for him.)

Is this true?

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That is not true.

Think about it:

The card will be processing more
Items will be processed faster

If you overclock, you can raise your temperatures.
However, you can always raise the fan speed on the card to help with temps.
    
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Gpu freq WILL affect temps. An easy was to think about it is, the higher the freqs the faster the on off switch is switching. The faster the switch goes the more heat it produces.
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All right, thanks guys Much appreciated.
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