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It is not safe to overclock Nvidia Gtx 1080 Ti because overclocking makes the process heated up. However, increasing clock speed up to a certain limit may decrease the lifeline of your equipment but will provide extra utility and performance.

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What is overclocking?

Overclocking is the process of configuring hardware components to receive extra performance from a GPU or CPU. This process is done by configuring frequency to operate the clock speed of the device. Increase in the clock speed will result into increase your GPU’s Frames Per Second (FPS).

Demerits of overclocking

Overclocking is making the device more efficient than provided by the manufacturer and In case your device gets damaged the manufacturer is not responsible. Overclocking voids your warranty provided by the manufacturer. So before starting this process, you have to take the risk with your device. Secondly, overheating will not be adjusted by the fans which may shut down your PC. To prevent from damages you should increase the number of fans in your PC or use the external cooling device.

read – How to prevent the computer from overheating

Ultimately there is only one demerit of overclocking which is overheating. if you have expertise in testing clock speed including overclocking and underclocking then only you can safe overclock Nvidia Gtx 1080 Ti.

Reason Behind Heating of the GPU

The main reason behind the process of heating is the other components such as RAM are also involved which produces more heat.

Also, Read – Nvidia Gtx 1080 Ti overclocking settings

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