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 SolvedWill the i7 4790k's stock cooler work for non OC'ing Forum SolvedFX 8320 Overclocked with Corsair H100i cooler vs i5 4670k @ stock Forum SolvedPentium G3258 support 1866 memory? Possible to OC on stock cooler? Forum SolvedIs the stock cooler for the AMD FX-8350 good enough for overclocking? Forum Solvedintel i5-4670k stock cooler high temperature? Forum SolvedIs it ok to enable XMP profile (2133 MHz) to my RAM (using i7-4790k with stock cooler) or keep RAM at 1600 MHz? Forum SolvedAMD stock cooler problem Forum Solvedis the stock cooler good enough on the i5-4440 if i plan on doing hard core work Forum SolvedIs the FX-6300 good with just the stock cooler? Forum SolvedIntel Core i5 Stock Cooler Dimensions Forum SolvedOverclocking CPU with stock cooler Forum SolvedUsing the stock intel cooler? Forum SolvedAMD 4170 overheating without OC on stock cooler Forum SolvedReplace stock CPU cooler? Forum Solvedstock cooler for i5 3570k fit core 2 quad q6600? Forum SolvedIs Cooler Master Hyper TX3 EVO Cooler is better than Stock CPU cooler of AMD FX 8350 Processor Forum SolvedStock cooler for gaming? Forum Solvedi5-4670k cooling. will it work with the stock cooler ? i will never do overclocking........ Forum Solvedi7 4790 with Stock Cooler over 80°C in Adobe premiere Rendering, is it too high? Forum Solvedis 64c on load normal for a fx 8350 on stock cooler? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !