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is it necessary to use thermal compound

Manufacturer says that this cpu cooler comes with a high standard thermal compound...............so do i need to use another thermal compound above it..............
Cooler is - intel F09a-12b9s2
My pc is a mid end gaming build .....

Intel i5 3570k cpu
R9 280x toxic gpu
Asus mobo
Seasonic s12g 750w
Gskill 2x4gb ram
Segate 1tb hdd...........
and i am not going to overclock my cpu....
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  1. There's very little difference between legit thermal compounds. If it comes with thermal compound, you should be fine.
  2. Best answer
    Think of it like this, These people "invented" this particular CPU, they know the spec, and know what it does/needs. So, NO, you don't HAVE to change it, and, people even found that the stock stuff is actually BETTER then the other "highend" stuff..

    Have fun Gaming!
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