Do i need a after market cpu cooler when i'm not overclocking? Tags: Overclocking Cooling CPUs Product Last response: August 2, 2012 4:17 AM in Overclocking Share tukbol7 August 2, 2012 1:49:49 AM need advice if i need an after market cpu cooler for an upgrade to a ivy bridge cpu i5 intel 3450? i will not be overclocking with it, and it goes with a h77 mobo an asus P8h77-m LE.. thanks in advance More about : market cpu cooler overclocking C12Friedman a b K Overclocking a b à CPUs August 2, 2012 2:22:29 AM No, without overclocking, you will be fine with the stock HSF. Hazle a b K Overclocking a b à CPUs August 2, 2012 2:33:00 AM no, though it doesn't hurt to lessen the stress on the CPU with one. it doesn't have to be now. get one at a more convenient time whenever you feel like it. Related resources After market cpu cooler do i need one? - Forum Can someone recommend a good after market cooler - Forum Need help with after market cooler for gfx card - Forum Do I even need an After Market CPU Cooler ? - Forum Tips using Thermal Compound and an After Market Cooler - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer queesy August 2, 2012 3:32:55 AM sometimes the Hyper 212+ goes on sale for $15 dollars AR at Newegg, sometimes amazon has decent prices too. I recommend the 212+ dragonsamus a b K Overclocking a b à CPUs August 2, 2012 4:17:32 AM The stock cooler will be fine. If you want a cooler definitely get the Hyper 212 Plus. The price/performance is amazing. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDoes this cpu need an after market cooler ? ForumDoes my cpu need an after market fan ForumAfter market cooler for am2+ socket Forumis an after market cooler necessary for non overclockers ForumWhich after-market cooler balancing cost & performance? ForumStock, or After Market Air Cooler for i7 950? ForumAdvise on after market CPU cooler ForumWhat is a good after market CPU cooler to replace stock? ForumShould I Bother with an After Market Cooler ? ForumIntel i5 3570k, good after market cooler ? ForumShould I connect all my case fans to a PWM slot? ForumOVERCLOCKING HELP!!!!! ForumHow many fans will I need? ForumOver clocking i5 3570k stock cooler ForumOverclocking mother bord More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !