Solved about Overclocked edition GPU's Tags: GPUs Graphics Last response: April 2, 2013 10:55 AM in Graphics & Displays Share step last April 2, 2013 5:21:05 AM can someone please explain to me the difference between the oc ed gpu and the non oc version of it? More about : overclocked edition gpu Best solution COLGeek April 2, 2013 5:27:31 AM Overclocked GPUs are the same GPUs as regular ones (non-OC), only set to run at higher speeds. Often, these GPUs are coupled with improved/better cooling solutions to deal with the additional heat generated from the higher speeds. step last April 2, 2013 5:30:06 AM Oc'ing gpu's shortens its life expectancy right? so if I buy the Oc ed one, the life expectancy is less compared to the non oc or still the same because of it's cooling solutions? Related resources Can a NON OC edition GPU / CPU be overclocked? - Forum overclocking gtx titan asus edition with gpu tweak - Forum 7950 Overclocked Edition or Twin Frozr OC Edition? - Forum Curious about a CPU and GPU Overclock - Forum Question about AMD Black Edition Overclocking Guide - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer COLGeek April 2, 2013 5:34:24 AM Not necessarily. It is really a matter of keeping the system properly cooled and with good, clean power (from the PSU). What is the price difference of the GPUs you are considering? step last April 2, 2013 5:45:04 AM the oc http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and the non oc http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... it's just I'm a little confused because it looks the same COLGeek April 2, 2013 10:55:19 AM I would get the 2GB version (the cheaper is only 1GB). You can tweak the speed yourself easily. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSolvedIs my Sapphire R9 280X Toxic edition GPU running properly? ForumSolvedHelp Urgent Question About Radeon HD 7870 Sapphire GHz OC Edition ForumSolvedWill this UPS(microtek 800va) support this GPU(AMD/ATI HD 7770 OC edition) ForumSolvedOverclocked Bundle around £400 without GPU ForumSolvedHd7770 2gb overclocked edition upgrade ForumSolvedWill the powercolor hd 7870 ghz edition be overclocked??? ForumSolvedWhat is an overclocked gpu ForumSolvedHD7870 GPU type of edition ForumSolvedJust overclocked my gpu ..but im concerned ForumSolvedOverclocked GPU, but don't see difference? ForumSolvedWhich GPU will work better? Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition or Radeon HD 7950 ForumWhich GPU for 3D ATI or Nvidia? Also a GPU question about Overclocking ForumSolvedabout msi gpu company? ForumSolvedabout video memory in gpu? ForumSolvedQuestions about GPU and PSU upgrades More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !