Is an aftermarket cooler recommended for i5-3570K, even if I'm not going to overclock it? Tags: Overclocking Gaming Intel i5 CPUs Cooling Speed Last response: March 26, 2014 2:04 AM in CPUs Share JustANewUser March 26, 2014 1:42:49 AM I'll have stock speed, 3.4GHz, which is enough for gaming. Do you yet recommend me to get an aftermarket cooler, and not use the stock one? More about : aftermarket cooler recommended 3570k overclock Reply to JustANewUser nashdes001 a b K Overclocking a b 4 Gaming a b à CPUs March 26, 2014 1:58:32 AM for stock speed stock cooler is ok u can oc ur processor but an aftermarket cooler like hyper 212 evo is needed! Reply to nashdes001 m 0 l Rationale a b K Overclocking a b 4 Gaming a b à CPUs March 26, 2014 2:04:19 AM If you're not going to overclock it, save a bit of money and just go for an i5-3570. Then you'll certainly be okay on stock cooling. Reply to Rationale m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedWhat aftermarket cooler should I go with to overclock the fx-8320? Forum SolvedWould I need a CPU cooler even when I am not going to overclock? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !