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Do i need to buy another cpu cooler, or can i use the one that is provided by the processor?

So I was wondering if i need to buy another CPU cooler or can i just use the one that comes with the processor?

Also, what is the ideal power supply that i need?

Here is my build: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/darkhaven88/saved/926p99

Thank You!
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    Intel's stock cooler will be fine, it may just be a bit louder than most aftermarket solutions.

    That power supply will be fine. It is just a bit overkill because your components will not use anywhere near 500w. However the advantage of having a power supply with a higher capacity then you need is that it offers a lot of flexibility in the future if you want to upgrade your GPU to something more powerful.
  2. The Intel stock cooler is fine if.....

    a) Not overclocking ..... check
    b) Not running synthetic test programs ..... ?

    The EVGA SuperNova G2 / P2 are near perfect PSU's, that one is not in the same class. However, given the light load your components will create and no overclocking involved it will work.
  3. The i3's stock cooler will do fine.

    The only reason why people get a Aftermarket cooler is because they Overclock.
    Another reason why is to keep it's temps down.

    But there are lots of computers that doesn't use a Aftermarket cooler and still game with it.
  4. JackNaylorPE said:
    The Intel stock cooler is fine if.....

    a) Not overclocking ..... check
    b) Not running synthetic test programs ..... ?

    The EVGA SuperNova G2 / P2 are near perfect PSU's, that one is not in the same class. However, given the light load your components will create and no overclocking involved it will work.



    Not planning to overclock, only used for gaming purposes mostly.
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