Increasing GFX Voltage Tags: Radeon Graphics Last response: May 7, 2011 3:06 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Mervyn1389 May 7, 2011 3:03:47 PM Can someone tell me what are the uses of increasing voltage? Will it lower temps or? More about : increasing gfx voltage | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove shadow187 May 7, 2011 3:06:22 PM Increasing voltage allows the GPU to get more power (watts). This in turn raises temperatures, which supposedly shortens the lifespan of a GPU. The reason this is done is to increase overclocking headroom. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Increasing GFX Voltage> Related ressources: ForumShould I Increase the GFX Card Fan Speed? ForumKeeping my Prescott cool (firstname.lastname@example.org with 0.1 voltage increase) ForumIncreasing voltage doesnt help overclock ForumDoes Increasing Vcore above already-stable Vcore Help Performance? Forum7970 OC help - Voltage increases not being applied properly? ForumOVerclocking HD 7850 and Increasing Voltage ForumPlease help with what gfx cards my PSU can run,i have no clue :( ForumWhat does increasing PCIe x16 frequency do? ForumHOT GFX ForumThe best GFX card I can buy for around the £300 range ForumIncreasing CPU frequency without increasing voltage , temps? ForumIncreasing voltage ForumQuestions about Directx 11 and current gen gfx cards ForumVoltage increases: Which ones, how much, which order ForumCore voltage increasing and decreasing when idle. ForumI there a risk in burning up my RAM by increasing voltage to 2.2V? ForumNeed a card By lt_dan_zsu, 1 hour ago: It looks like the 7850 is a little higher, but it's nothing... 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 !