Fan necessary for minor overclocking? Tags: CPUs Overclocking Fan Intel i5 Last response: January 2, 2012 3:42 AM in Overclocking Share Zainer January 2, 2012 3:16:48 AM Hello, Do I need to buy a pricey fan in order to successfully overclock an Intel i5 2500k to 3.7GHz? Will it be equally as safe if I use my computer's stock fan? Thank you More about : fan minor overclocking scout_03 a c 89 à CPUs a b K Overclocking January 2, 2012 3:42:25 AM you could get a decent aftermarket cooler at a fair price, would be better then the stock cooler to overclock m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAre Case Fans necessary for non gaming non overclocking PC ? Forum Are case fans necessary? (not overclocking) Forum SolvedDoes the MSI 970A-G43 motherboard support minor overclocking? Forum SolvedMinor overclocking with fx 6300 Forum SolvedNew PC - Minor Overclocking Forum SolvedAftermarket CPU coolers without overclocking.. really necessary? Forum SolvedOverclock minor error Forum SolvedIs stress testing really necessary when overclocking? Forum SolvedOverclocking CPU, is ram upgrade necessary Forum SolvedIs H80i High Fan Speed Necessary? Forum Solvedgtx 780 & hx750w minor overclock Forum SolvedLarge CPU Fan with Heatsink Really Necessary? Forum SolvedBottom mounted case fan. Necessary? Forum SolvedFan controller necessary? Forum Solvedpsu for dual gx780 with minor overclock Forum Solvedis overclocking necessary for good gaming performance Forum SolvedIs a new PSU necessary to overclock my cpu and gpu? Forum SolvedAre rear fans necessary? [Corsair 250D case] Forum Is stress testing necessary when not overclocking? Forum Solved4+1 Power Phase on Minor-ish Overclock Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !