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Can overclocking a graphics card damage any other components?

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February 20, 2012 12:47:21 PM

i am using a cheap throwaway graphics card for 2 month before i buy a new one. I have overclocked it quite harshly and i'm wandering if it overheats or dies will it damage any other component? I'm not bothered if the card just dies forever.
a b K Overclocking
a b U Graphics card
February 20, 2012 1:50:35 PM

Yes it's possible. Although highly unlikely. If anything, you might even blow your PSU's graphics card power cable.

Your whole computer is more likely to die in a lightning strike.
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