Help with AMD heatsink Tags: CPUs Heatsinks AMD Last response: July 1, 2010 6:52 PM in CPUs Share guybrushT July 1, 2010 6:37:36 PM Hi, I am thinking of getting an older AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+. It is a 2.1 GHz, 65nm, 65 W. It does not come with a heatsink, but I have a stock AMD heatsink from my AMD Athlon X2 5050e, 2.6 GHz, 45W. It is the one pictured here: http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt272/smash_mouth01/... Is it possible to use the stock heat sink with the older 65W, 2.1 GHz processor, or will it overheat? Thanks More about : amd heatsink xaira a b à CPUs July 1, 2010 6:43:17 PM the 65nm athlon series runs quite cool, so it will work quite well with the 45watt heatsink, i had a 4400+ so i know guybrushT July 1, 2010 6:47:29 PM xaira said:the 65nm athlon series runs quite cool, so it will work quite well with the 45watt heatsink, i had a 4400+ so i know Thanks for the help. Did you run that with the 45W heatsink then? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ct1615 a c 105 à CPUs July 1, 2010 6:52:25 PM it wont overheat you will be fine i had to use a crappy emachines cooler in a slim case for a similar upgrade the CPU never broke 55c at load, it will run warm but it wont be an real world issue Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources AMD FX-4170 Zambezi 4.2GHz Heatsink Help Forum Help on deciding on a heatsink for AMD Phenom II X4 965 Forum Does it matter which way AMD heatsink is fitted? Forum First New Build - AMD Heatsink - Can it be installed either way? Forum Heatsink Installation, Latches are uneven ( AMD ) Forum AMD FX-8350 4GHz AM3+ Retail Boxed Processor, come with heatsink ??? Forum AMD Athon 64x2 4400 Fan and Heatsink upgrade Forum AMD FX-8320 Heatsink Fan Noise Issue Forum Amd Athlon 5800+ OEM packaging & Heatsink Help Forum Amd cpu heatsink help Forum Heatsink AMD A8-3850 Forum Help reinstalling heatsink on damaged AMD Forum AMD Heatsink help need QUICK Forum AMD cpu stuck to stock heatsink Forum Quiet heat-sink for AMD FX-4100? Forum AMD Phenom II x4 975 3.6ghz AM3 Heatsink Problems Forum Need help finding a AMD X2 Heatsink Forum 500w PSU Forum [Solved] Cooling fan help Forum Whats with all these weird i5-750 bios settings Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !