Overclocking

if cpu's are overclocked does that mean that the life span of the cpu will be shorter comparing the longvetity or non over clocked cpus??

i was thinking of maybe learning to do some over clock work for my new i7 920 computer when i get it or have cypberpowerpc overclock it for me but if i have to replace the cpu in a few years i might not want to do that :/
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  1. Stay under the manufacturer maximum voltage and temperature and you will not measurably affect CPU lifespan.
  2. As long as you don't push it too far, it shouldn't cause any noticeable problems. Stay within a reasonable voltage and make sure your temps don't go too high, but give it a bit of a boost. Its well worth the extra processing power you can get. the i7 920 is also got some solid headroom without overdoing it.
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