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 c 78 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 m 0 l 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... Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Lutfij a b à CPUs a c 78 K Overclocking February 1, 2010 7:34:56 PM Best answer selected by Lutfij. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Recommend quiet CPU cooler for older: LGA775 E2180 Forum SolvedBest choice of cpu cooler lga775 Forum Hyper Z600 CPU Cooler with LGA775 socket support, fit LGA1155 Mobo? Forum FlamingBlade GTI & LGA775 cpu cooler Forum Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 LGA775 CPU Cooler $30.99 Forum Best CPU cooler for Intel LGA775? Forum SolvedLGA775 cpu help Forum LGA775 Stock Cooler Forum SolvedCurrently have a MCP73M02H1 (LGA775 socket) motherboard with an Intel Pentium E2160 CPU installed. Looking to upgrade. Forum SolvedBest CPU for LGA775 Socket? Forum SolvedAverage/Cheap CPU For LGA775? Forum SolvedCan someone recommend a CPU and GPU for this old LGA775 motherboard? Forum Solvedmotherboard compatible for both LGA775 CPU and Core-i CPU Forum Having trouble deciding on a new CPU for LGA775 Forum Suggestions for a single core cpu that I could buy (second hand probably?) - either AMD AM3 or Intel LGA775 Forum SolvedWorth upgrading LGA775 CPU? Forum Gaming CPU For Foxconn g31mx Socket T (LGA775) Forum New Cooler for Q6600? (LGA775) Forum SolvedCPU upgrade for LGA775 Forum SolvedCan you replace a CPU with an older one (same socket type LGA775) Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !