Thermal paste or air cooling? Tags: Heatsinks Cooling Thermal Compound Intel i5 Overclocking Product Last response: October 2, 2011 11:03 AM in Overclocking Share orija7 October 2, 2011 5:49:09 AM I'm thinking of getting this for my i5 2500k, I'm going to be doing some moderate oc'ing (about .4-.6 GHz). So, do I really need it or will thermal paste suffice? More about : thermal paste air cooling henydiah a c 241 K Overclocking October 2, 2011 11:03:35 AM You shouldn't other thermal paste from stock hyper 212 is good too. But if you want more cool get AS5 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedOverclocking FX 8350 (maybe r9 290) w/ CM Hyper 212x Turbo (2 Fans) and Arctic Cooling MX4 4gr Thermal paste Forum Fixing thermal paste air bubbles? Forum Solvedh100i with the standard thermal paste or with the Arctic Cooling MX-2? Forum liquid cooling thermal paste Forum Oc on air, best thermal paste? Forum Installing a 212 evo cooling system on my new haswell chip and have a question about thermal paste Forum Gigabyte U2440N: Terrible cooling: Redo thermal paste? Forum Thermal Paste or Additional Fans/Cooling for this new Build Forum Water cooling thermal paste. Forum Gigabyte 6850 stock cooling and thermal paste Forum Thermal cooling paste Forum e2180 stock cooling fan thermal paste Forum Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro- no need to buy thermal paste? Forum no thermal paste = better cooling? Forum Do I need any kind of thermal paste when installing a CPU with the included cool Forum Is air cooling a thing of the past? Forum SolvedAH!! i got thermal paste on bottom of my i7 4790k HELP Forum SolvedThermal Paste Application Forum SolvedTaking Thermal paste on a airplane? Forum SolvedThermal Paste Drying Out? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !