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Video card overclocking deaths

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magellan

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Jul 20, 2002
I've been cranking the voltage on my GTX 780 to 1.288V. If the 780 were to fry, could it take out the motherboard and/or CPU and/or system RAM and/or PSU as well? Or would the video card just fry all by itself?
 

Tír na nÓg

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Sep 19, 2015
Aaahhh... Scotty... I burnt a 7970 who took my mobo with it! I might have been unlucky, but both the dual-x and the Z97 OCF-M died together in a tragic ballet! ;)
 

Mr.Scott

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Jun 9, 2013
That is a rarity. Although I can see maybe a spike backing up through the PCIe slot killing a board, so I suppose it's possible.