CPU FAN Tags: Power Supplies Fan Components Last response: September 27, 2010 2:26 PM in Components Share alblue September 27, 2010 3:16:21 AM This is my first time building a computer so I wanted to make sure. I got a i5-760 and it comes with a fan in the box. Should I use that or should I get a better fan? Im planning on msi p55a g55 for the board 2 GTX 460s sli 4g 1600mhz mem. More about : cpu fan elixir4001 September 27, 2010 4:07:44 AM I think its up to you really. There are some cheap but good cpu heatsinks, but the one it comes with will work too. I guess it depends on what you want to do with the comp. For example, plan on overclocking? enzo matrix a b ) Power supply September 27, 2010 4:15:14 AM In my opinion, there are only two reasons to not use the stock HSF: 1. You overclock. 2. You wish to have a quieter CPU fan. Related resources Optiplex 780 dt cpu fan - Forum Recommended CPU Fan /Heatsink Replacement - Forum CPU fan clicking? - Forum AM3 vs. AM3+ CPU fan mount - Forum My cpu fan is shaking really bad - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 4745454b a c 77 ) Power supply September 27, 2010 4:39:46 AM If your not OCing try the stock HSF. If you find it loud then get a new one. Stupido September 27, 2010 2:16:07 PM +1 for the last 2 posts. Very reasonable advices ct1615 a c 164 ) Power supply September 27, 2010 2:26:13 PM since you have two GTX 460, I'll take the giant leap and assume you will be gaming. the stock HSF tend to get rather loud, rather fast during gaming. I would go with an after market HSF, your ears will appreciate it. Microcenter has the CM 212+ for $24. http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum4-pin cpu fan connector ForumCPU Fan won't fit... ForumCPU Fan Error i5-3570k/P8z77-V ForumNeeding to get a new cpu fan /case fan ForumCPU Fan not working, no display to monitor? ForumCpu fan wont work with new CPU but will work with the old CPU ForumCpu fan header does not work ForumCorsair GS800 fan not spinning, even when CPU under load ForumCPU Fan /Cooling Suggestion ForumHi. CPU not booting but the power is on and the fan is working. Help. ForumAMD CPU Fan question ForumCPU fan error and hard disk drive failure ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumCPU Fan Failure ForumCPU Fan & Heatsink for Dell xps 9000 icore 920 More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !