Stock cooler Tags: CPUs Cooling Last response: December 23, 2008 2:11 AM in CPUs Share wardy22 December 23, 2008 1:15:25 AM is the stock cooler that comes with the q6600 enough? also if I just went with the stock cooler would I still need to buy seperate thermal grease/paste? thanks for any help p.s. sorry if this is a stupid question More about : stock cooler V3NOM December 23, 2008 1:34:25 AM well it is good enough to get you to 3.0ghz without too much drama, but i would still recommend an aftermarket heatsink anyway, purely for temps. the Q6600 cooler is much larger than the 45nm's tho so.. better TIM would slightly improve temps from the stock crap, but really, a better heatsink would be better price/performance wise. chookman December 23, 2008 1:38:11 AM it wouldnt come with it if it wasnt enough... If you are going to overclock a third party is a must have. Stock comes with the thermal grease you need Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer wardy22 December 23, 2008 2:11:16 AM thanks a lot this will really help me Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumOverclocking fx6300 on stock cooler ForumShould I overclock 3570k on stock intel cpu cooler ForumOverclocking CPU with stock cooler , worth buying new CPU Cooler ? ForumAMD FX 8350 Stock Cooler ForumI5 3570K stock cooler on Quad Q6660 ForumAMD Athlon II X4 640 Stock Cooler Good? ForumAMD Athlon II X4 640 Stock Cooler Good? ForumAmd Stock cooler replacment help! ForumI5-3570K with stock cooler ForumIntel i7 3770 stock cooler ? ForumIntel 1155 stock cooler ForumStock cooler is useless? ForumOC'in Phenom II X4 945 on stock cooler ? Forum3570k OC on stock cooler ForumFX 8150 stock cooler normally loud? Forumi5 3470 max temp with stock cooler ?? ForumIntel stock cooler push-pin issue ? ForumAMD FX 8320 stock cooler normal parameters of fan RPM ? ForumStock i7 920 (1366) cooler with Socket 2011 3820 ForumNvidia stock cooler question More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !