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November 11, 2013 7:34:24 PM

Hi, I'm a beginner at overclocking and not very confident upon doing it because no one around me is available to guide me. So I started reading many threads regarding overclocking, but no thread answered my question :(  How do I know what my computer cooler is and is it OK for overclocking my CPU (i5-3570K 3.4Ghz) to 4.0Ghz. If not, which cooler can? Thanks :) 

MOBO: Gigabyte P8Z77-V LX2
OS: Windows 7 64-bit
(Sorry if I couldn't understand something but I'm kinda like a dummy on my computer which I feel stupid ._.)

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a c 367 K Overclocking
November 11, 2013 7:50:48 PM

If you have the stock Intel cooler, I get rid of it and get something like the Hyper 212 EVO - about $30-35...if not the stock one, I'd go to say NEWEGG>COM and look through the coolers there till you find yours, or post a picture here and someone will be able to tell you what it is and if it's any good
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a c 161 K Overclocking
November 11, 2013 7:51:51 PM

Well the Cooler is that lump of metal with a fan that mounts on top of the CPU.
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November 11, 2013 9:21:30 PM



Is the fan beside the cover is the cooler? If it is, then my PC is using Intel stock fan.
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November 11, 2013 9:47:10 PM

Thank you rolli59 and tradesman1 :D  Btw, is my mobo ok for OC?
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a c 367 K Overclocking
November 11, 2013 10:06:43 PM

Yep, the GB OCs well and it's what I guessed, that's the stock cooler, should get the EVO I suggested, that will take your CPU as high as it can go, I run my 3570K at 4.7 with the EVO, 24/7....May want to close the thread
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