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May 2, 2011 2:09:57 AM

I plan on getting the Phenom II 955-975 CPU and was wondering if it's worth it to get the Cooler Master Hyper 212+ cooler if I don't plan on OCing at all, thanks.

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May 2, 2011 2:13:46 AM

Stock fan's are fine if you're not overclocking. Only buy aftermarket fans if you plan on overclocking, or you're just wasting your money. Though, if i were you i'd get the fan anyway because you'll eventually want to overclock :p 
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May 2, 2011 5:29:59 AM

It also depends on room temps.My room temps can go to a blazing 36c.So if your in a very hot room and plan on doing alot of intensive cpu work.You better go for it.
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May 2, 2011 6:01:44 PM

CPU's and their stock coolers are designed to run at typical operating ambient temperatures between 40 and 100F.
May 2, 2011 7:09:44 PM

I would get it, because even if you don't overclock this CPU, you'll eventually buy a cpu and WANT to overclock it, and you'll have that awesome fan! So buy it while you still have the money! :) 
May 12, 2011 7:28:47 PM

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