Originally Posted by OverclockTheStock
or is it just the additional heat that is created due to a voltage increase. Old processors use some ridiculous voltages and still are functional today because they were decently cooled, so I'm sorta leaning toward the heat being the issue, not the voltage!
I might do an experiment:
Get two processors identical (or close) batch. Build two systems that are identical, and make one overclocked with a high voltage and water cooled and another at stock voltages , and see which one craps up first .