Solved Is it worth it Tags: Heatsinks Overclocking Last response: June 11, 2010 2:09 AM in Overclocking Share silvernova0 June 11, 2010 1:01:40 AM I am looking to do some minor overclocking with the Intel I5-750 just purely for gaming purposes. This is the heatsink I have first had recommended to me. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0028Y4S9K/ref=pd_luc_... cheap at 20 dollars, but worried about the bottom not being flush x.x Then I was looking around and found this beast and was amazed it won't cover up any slots, and I am getting a larger mid tower, http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0026FCI2U/ref=ord_car... http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001KUV2KQ/ref=pd_luc_... Then lastly I found one kind of like the first but has a flush bottom and is only 10 dollars more then the first. http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-Silent-1156-CPU-Coole... Wondering since I am probably just going to be doing minor, nothing over 3.6ghz, what should I do? More about : worth Best solution RJR a b K Overclocking June 11, 2010 1:09:35 AM Share Any of the top ohhh, 25 and your in good shape: http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=252... Of those your cheapest would be the 212+ at about $25 now. silvernova0 June 11, 2010 1:51:38 AM Best answer selected by silvernova0. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lcp1109 June 11, 2010 2:09:57 AM http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/cpus/intel-core-i5-7... : seems that you might get around 80ºC with TX-3 , at least with stress test; so if money is not a big problem, fo for V8 , it seems to be a great cooler Other good options http://www.amazon.com/Scythe-SCYS-1000-7-05-37dBA-37-11... http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B002G1YPH0/ref=d... http://www.amazon.com/Xigmatek-Thors-Hammer-S126384-Hea... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 670 SLI worth it?? Forum 14" Gamer Laptop Addons Worth $? Forum Is this build worth it for $2000? Help! Forum How much is PhysX worth to you? Forum GTX 670 worth the lesser speed for PhysX Forum Sapphire Vapor X 7970 ghz worth returning HIS IceQ X2 7970 ghz? Forum Sapphire Vapor X 7970 ghz worth returning HIS IceQ X2 7970 ghz? Forum Overclocking CPU with stock cooler, worth buying new CPU Cooler? Forum Is it worth to get a 660ti over a 660, "budget wise"? Forum Fixed Voltage Forum From Air to Water, Worth it? Forum [Solved] Is OC'ing a 5770 worth it Forum Is it really worth it Forum [Solved] Highest Base Clock? Worth it? Forum Is it worth overclocking a 955 for gaming.. Forum [Solved] Is It Worth Overclocking An Althon 5400+? Forum [Solved] Performance boost worth it? Forum Water cooling worth it? Forum [Solved] Corsair Dominator GT worth the money? Is it possible to... Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !