Solved CPU LGA775 Cooler Tags: CPUs Overclocking Cooling Intel Product Last response: February 1, 2010 7:34 PM in CPUs Share Lutfij a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking January 12, 2010 5:43:00 AM Hey there, i hav an intel Q9550 which i'd want to mildly overclock. Will i need an aftermarket cooler or am i fine with the stock intel 45nm cooler? thanx More about : cpu lga775 cooler mi1ez a b à CPUs January 12, 2010 6:52:44 AM depends how far you push it. For a mild OC at stock voltages, you may be able to stick with stock. Try it, run prime95, and watch your temperatures. TJMAX is 71.4C. Try to keep below 60C Best solution jsc a c 172 à CPUs a c 197 K Overclocking a b å Intel January 12, 2010 11:52:43 AM If you are only going to push the CPU to a 10% - 20% overclock, you can probably get away with using the stock cooler. For anything more than that you will need better cooling. Here are three under $50 heatsinks that are pretty popular: Sunbeam http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Xigmatec Dark Knight http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I've added this one, because it is starting to get really popular: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... They all require a somewhat different approach to applying thermal compound. Suggestions for applying thermal compound: http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Lutfij a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking February 1, 2010 7:34:56 PM Best answer selected by Lutfij. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHyper Z600 CPU Cooler with LGA775 socket support, fit LGA1155 Mobo? ForumLGA775 CPU cooler compatible with LGA1155 ForumArctic Cooling Freezer 7 LGA775 CPU Cooler $30.99 ForumFlamingBlade GTI & LGA775 cpu cooler ForumBest CPU cooler for Intel LGA775 ? ForumPossible to convert CPU heatsinks from LGA775 to LGA1155? ForumOld CPU upgrade - Intel LGA775 socket ForumBest CPU upgrade for an Asus P5GPL-X ( LGA775 socket) ForumBest choice of cpu cooler lga775 ForumRecommendations for old LGA775 Intel CPU ? ForumCPU upgrade for LGA775 motherboard ForumWhat is the best under $100 LGA775 CPU with a 1066 FSB? ForumBest cheap LGA775 CPU ForumCPU Fan / LGA775 / P4 550 ForumNew Cooler for Q6600? ( LGA775 ) ForumQ6600 LGA775 780i Mobo heatsink ForumWorth upgrading LGA775 CPU ? ForumPSU Help ForumWill My CPU bottleneck my GPU Forum[Solved] Cpu is bad More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !