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Will performance be impacted with a (previously) overclocked card?

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I'm thinking of buying a used RTX 3070, according to the seller he used it in a mining rate at 60mhs.

 

Will my performance be noticeably worse (I'd say, if it's 10% or more worse than a non-Overclocked card) or will it be just fine?

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Unless the overclock damaged the card, there should be no impact. The miner most likely undervolted/underclocked the card to maximize profitability.

 

The fans might have reduced lifespan from running all the time.

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I would not recommend buying a card that you know has been used for mining, but it's up to you. That aside, a mining card won't lose performance, but it might have a lower life span. Also, make sure the seller didn't mess with the BIOS.

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Never had an issue getting used cards. Even mined with. Experts always claim they are on their last leg, but never had one fail. Wouldnt worry about the clock speeds either, aslong as it hits its advertised numbers.

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