Buying a Athlon II X3 435, do i need cooling paste?? Tags: CPUs Overclocking Cooling Last response: August 20, 2010 6:22 PM in CPUs Share rambostyrer August 20, 2010 12:59:45 AM well the thread says it self, or is this included. won't be used for overclocking, for a while. More about : buying athlon 435 cooling paste teaser August 20, 2010 1:15:17 AM It is included on the heatsink/fan,unless you buy an OEM cpu,but I always clean off the included thermal paste and use something better,like arctic silver or similar paste enzo matrix a c 131 à CPUs a b K Overclocking August 20, 2010 4:46:40 PM ^yep Also, there is no need to replace the stock paste/HSF unless you intend to do some heavy overclocking or are working in a hot environment. Related resources Athlon ii x3 435 dead? - Forum Athlon II X3 435 - 10,000 RPM stock fan!? HOT? Help! - Forum Athlon II x3 435 Gaming Build $600-750 - Forum Safe OC w/ Biostar a770e3 + Athlon II X3 435 - Forum Can you confirm AMD Athlon II X3 435 unlock? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bouncedk a c 158 à CPUs a b K Overclocking August 20, 2010 6:16:34 PM Use something newer like MX-2 which can't shorten any circuits unlike the silver product. enzo matrix a c 131 à CPUs a b K Overclocking August 20, 2010 6:22:09 PM bouncedk said:Use something newer like MX-2 which can't shorten any circuits unlike the silver product. If you do decide to get aftermarket cooling, I also second the MX-2. I have 2 containers and use it on everything. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Evga 680i q6600 vs GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3 Athlon X3 435 Rana Forum Athlon II x3 435 Forum Cooler for Athlon II x3 435 ? Forum Unlocked 4th core on AMD Athlon II X3 435 and having problems Forum Should I upgrade my amd athlon 435 X3 to phenom II X2 555 BE? Forum Athlon II X3 435 Unlock Issues Forum Amd Athlon II x3 435 to Phenom II x4 B35 Help!! Forum Unlocked AMD Athlon X3 435 ! Need help now! Forum AMD Athlon II X3 455 Rana overclocking issues Forum Athlon 435 x3 unlocking 4th core? Forum Is my CPU running too hot? (AMD Athlon II x3 435 ) Forum Best Cpu cooler for ~40 Forum Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro or 64 Pro Forum RealWorld performance between my athlon 2.8 and someKindOf phenom??? Forum Need help deciding Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !