Can you permanently damage hardware with overclocking? Tags: Overclocking Hardware Pentium Last response: January 18, 2010 11:37 AM in Overclocking Share SteveSmith1980 January 17, 2010 7:33:35 PM I will attempt to seriously overclock my old Pentium 4. I have never tinkered with things like voltages before. Can I permanently damage my hardware by doing this? Are the risks high? More about : permanently damage hardware overclocking christop a b K Overclocking January 17, 2010 8:22:45 PM yes you can fry your cpu.. Just don't go crazy.. And don't push hard if you are using your stock heatsink. m 0 l jsc a c 197 K Overclocking January 18, 2010 11:37:21 AM Old P4's are typically not real good overclockers. And they aren't like Intel's newer chips that will shut themselves down when they start getting hot. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWould using an am3 processor on an am2+ motherboard damage the cpu permanently? Forum About overclocking. Does it damage your hardware? Forum Can I permanently damage my new build by connecting wires wrong? Forum SolvedWill a refurbished HDD that was clunking be permanently damaged? Forum SolvedHow do I lower factory overclock on gigabyte GTX 660 permanently? Forum Underclocking with SetFSB damaged motherboard permanently! Forum Is this disk permanently damaged? Forum SolvedDid I do permanent damage to my board? Forum SolvedQuestion about potential hardware damage from dust Forum SolvedTaking out warranty on Graphics card with cosmetic damage? (there's an actual hardware fault) Forum SolvedWill this damage my hardware or OS? Forum Has over-clocking damaged my hardware? Forum Overclock a stock GTX 770 permanently. Forum Permanently disable hardware detect? (How to...?) Forum Can my problem damage my hardware? Forum Solvedlong term over-clocking damage Forum i dropped my emachine model#KAV60 is it permanently damaged Forum Solvedcan wrong overclocking damage card ? Forum SolvedDamage by overclocking Forum Does overheating cause permanent damage to cpu? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !