Solved Would I need a new heatsink and fan when upgrading my CPU? Tags: Dimension Heatsinks Fan CPUs Last response: August 15, 2013 10:36 AM in CPUs Share S M August 15, 2013 10:01:38 AM Would I need a new heatsink and fan if I upgraded my Dimension E520 from a Pentium 4 to Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600. Thanks in advance. More about : heatsink fan upgrading cpu muayyad AJ a b à CPUs August 15, 2013 10:06:28 AM still using pentium 4 0.0 yes you will need a cooler m 0 l Best solution Jenish J August 15, 2013 10:12:49 AM S M said:Would I need a new heatsink and fan if I upgraded my Dimension E520 from a Pentium 4 to Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600. Thanks in advance. If you are buying a new boxed processor you will get a heatsink with the processor in the box. Since your new processor and the old one have different sockets check the motherboard compatibility. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer S M August 15, 2013 10:36:35 AM Don't think the Cooler in the box will work. Screw pattern is way smaller. Any suggestions of what heatsink and fan to get? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Upgrading CPU, do I need new heatsink/fan? Forum SolvedDo I need to change the heatsink or fan While upgrading cpu? Forum SolvedNeed new CPU Heatsink/fan Forum Help upgrading Processor... Need new fan and heatsink? Forum New CPU heatsink & fan. Need advice Forum I want to upgrade my cpu, but don't know do i need to replace heatsink and fan? Forum Will I Ned A New Heatsink/ Fan After CPU Upgrade? Forum SolvedNeed help with CPU fan / heatsink Forum SolvedLooking for a new CPU fan, or new heatsink. Forum SolvedLooking for new CPU heatsink/fan to quiet down my machine (i think) Forum SolvedHigh cpu temps. Need CPU fan/heatsink replacement Forum Dell e510 with an upgrade CPU - Do i need a new heatsink? Forum SolvedNew to building a PC - Do I need to buy a CPU heatsink Forum SolvedCPU upgrade heatsink/cpu fan question Forum SolvedNew build heatsink fan problems need help deciding on what to order... Forum SolvedHelp with upgrade from stock cpu fan/heatsink Forum SolvedDo i need to buy a new heatsink for my CPU? Forum Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.10GHz CPU Fan/Heatsink Recommendations Needed Forum SolvedNeed new cpu fan Forum New build problem, CPU fan/heatsink Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !