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 b 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHow will these parts go for a video editing/ minor gaming pc? Forum[Help/Opinion] Near Top of the Line, But is it Necessary ? ForumAre case fans necessary ? (not overclocking ) Forum7870ghz or 7950 for price? Intel minor overclock budget build HELP!! ForumMinor Overclocking ForumThermal Paste Necessary For Intel Fan ? Forum$1200 gaming and minor photo-editing ForumAdvice on Minor Upgrade ForumIs it necessary to buy an extra fan for you CPU? ForumMinor overclocking causes artifacts ForumIs overclocking really necessary ?? ForumMinor mystery ForumMinor Artifacts on games ForumCrossfire HD7870 x8 questions? More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !