I5 2400 and a cheap heat sink Tags: CPUs Cooling Heat Intel i5 Last response: April 13, 2011 9:33 AM in CPUs Share raban April 12, 2011 4:08:53 PM i wonder , will a very cheap cooler on a i5 2400 (tray) be as good as the stock cooler? for example "Alpine 11 Pro Rev. 2", it looks good ,but the manual says it is only good for up to 90w of heat while the i5 is 95w...but than is the stock cooler realy any better?. More about : 2400 cheap heat sink davcon a c 117 à CPUs April 12, 2011 5:41:16 PM It won't be an upgrade over the stock cooler. Quieter probably but little to no difference cooling wise. A CM TX3 would be better imo. raban April 13, 2011 8:33:01 AM davcon said:It won't be an upgrade over the stock cooler. Quieter probably but little to no difference cooling wise. A CM TX3 would be better imo. so you think it will be at least as good as the stock cooler ? how did you come to this conclusion ? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer davcon a c 117 à CPUs April 13, 2011 9:33:49 AM Based on these reviews it performs a tad better then stock,granted it's a different cpu,but still relevant. http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Arctic-Cooling-A... http://hardwarebistro.com/?option=com_simple_review&Ite... I would think the MX-2 paste probably gives it at least a 2C temp decrease right off the hop. MX-2 is good paste. http://www.guru3d.com/article/coolermaster-hyper-tx3-re... http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/848 Look for either cooler on sale = CHEAP like $10 and $15 I wouldn't pay more then $15 for the AC and $20 for the TX-3. The TX-3 is better. Regular Canadian prices. Arctic Cooling Alpine 11 Pro Rev.2 http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=8... Coolermaster RR-910-HTX3 http://www.bestdirect.ca/products/219944/COOLERMASTER/R... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Bad Gamer: i5 2400 vs i5 2500k vs i5 Forum I5 2400 90C !!!! Forum Quietest heat sink for i5 no overclock Forum Decent graphics card for i5 2400 Forum Picking out a heat sink /thermal compound Forum Hi can someone help m choose a mobo for my i5 2400 Forum Re-use power supply heat sink ? Forum Geting i5 2400 , it means no high Heat & more Performance ? Forum Intel heat sink question Forum CPU heat sink Forum Many problems - Need advice on getting a simple heat sink working Forum PSU Help Forum Looking for cheap cabinet fan method Forum Intel core i5 2400 or 2500k Forum [Solved] PSU for i5 2400 + HD 6850? Forum My fan went bad in my heatsink in my copm. how do i know what fan and heat sink Forum Good/Cheap sound card for PC and PS3 Forum [Solved] Xigmatek heat sink fan direction? Forum [Solved] Need a low profile heat sink for a small space Forum Turn on wireless switch for dell dimension 2400 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !