CPU Heat sinks Tags: CPUs Heat AMD Last response: November 7, 2010 12:55 AM in CPUs Share TerryE November 6, 2010 11:58:06 PM I want to upgrade my CPU from an AMD Athlon X2 6400 to an AMD Phenom X4 965. I have a Zalman CNPS 8000 heat pipe cooler now. Would it be adequate to cool this new chip? Thanks More about : cpu heat sinks Frizzo November 7, 2010 12:13:46 AM the stock heatsink is adequate as long as you arent overclocking. sooo...uh yeah? hehe. m 0 l rand_79 a b à CPUs November 7, 2010 12:14:07 AM what motherboard do you have? m 0 l Related resources CPU fan is too large for case and shorting MOBO. Can I file down heat sinks? - Forum HP envy dv7-7332ea high CPU temperatures despite heat sinks being clean. - Forum Cpu heat sinks - Forum What are the big heat sinks around the CPU on MOBO's? - Forum OEM Heat sinks for cpu upgrade - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer TerryE November 7, 2010 12:24:00 AM I just installed a Gigabyte MA770-US3 when my Asus M2N32-SLI video went out. I have not overclocked it but I was thinking of possibly overclocking the new 965. Not really sure if I need to. Video card is an Nvidia GT240 w /1GB ddr3. m 0 l rand_79 a b à CPUs November 7, 2010 12:34:24 AM should be ok. m 0 l TerryE November 7, 2010 12:55:35 AM Thanks for the input..... Greatly appreciated.. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources survey for cpu heat sinks Forum Solvedsome questions about my pc, Bottlenecks, GPU, CPU, Upgrade Set, Heat Sink, Overclocking, Underclocking Forum SolvedWhat kind of heat sink fan do I need for my CPU? Forum SolvedCpu Heat Sink Forum SolvedCPU Heat sink wrong temperature? Forum Solvedwill this heat sink work with this mobo and cpu? Forum SolvedWill my heat sink CPU cooling fan support my build??? Forum SolvedCpu heat sink on 7750? Forum SolvedHigh CPU Temps, Replace heat sink? Forum SolvedCPU Heat sink Forum SolvedIf I have a CPU cooler, will that get rid of need for heat sink Forum SolvedInstalled new CPU heat sink and fan. Forum SolvedCpu heat sink support Forum SolvedCan I get a different exhaust fan for my cpu cooler heat sink? Forum SolvedCPU Heat sink fins Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !