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- So my question is: does overclocking reduce a cpu life if you overclock by slightly example from 2.66ghz to 3.00ghz without increasing a voltage and if you have a good cooling ?
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if you dont increase voltage no

edit: but honestly most chips if cooled correctly can take lots of volts and last quite long enough to be worth it, nobody wants to keep a cpu for more than 5 years really
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Nobody really knows. Do you know how long your CPU will last w/o overclocking?
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I totally agree with you but what about a GPU overclocking ? i have an ASUS ATI Radeon HD 4670 1GB GDDR3 and i have overclocked like this:

core clock: 750mhz -> 800mhz
memory clock: 800mhz -> 900mhz
and my temps normally goes around from 36C to 39C and when playing games up to 45C , so can i stay overclocked ?
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