Why is a p4 cooler not suitable for a core 2 duo Tags: Akasa Core Cooling Components Last response: February 22, 2012 12:19 AM in Components Share colin_techy February 20, 2012 7:05:41 AM maplins say that their stock AKASA P4 COOLER is not suitable for a core 2 duo 6300 (Conroe). I am using one to replace a failed ASUS P5A2-8SB4W (Fan bearings failed) and it seems to cope . More about : cooler suitable core duo abekl February 20, 2012 7:32:21 AM I guess it's not designed with that CPU in mind. If it works, hats off to ya. esrever February 20, 2012 8:00:59 AM it will work fine. The cpu gives off the same amount of heat and operates at around the same temperatures. They just don't want to get sued if something goes wrong on things they didn't test. Related resources Core 2 Duo stock cooler question - Forum Core 2 duo or P4 ? - Forum Core 2 Duo vs. P4 3.4 - Forum CPU fan for P4 and Core 2 Duo ? - Forum SAMURAI-Z Rev.B cooler ... good for Core Duo 2 E8400?? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer akasa February 21, 2012 1:23:07 AM colin_techy said:maplins say that their stock AKASA P4 COOLER is not suitable for a core 2 duo 6300 (Conroe). I am using one to replace a failed ASUS P5A2-8SB4W (Fan bearings failed) and it seems to cope . Hi, Do you mean AK-675 cooler? This model is only for socket 478. You need a cooler which supports LGA775. colin_techy February 21, 2012 4:27:22 PM akasa said:Hi, Do you mean AK-675 cooler? This model is only for socket 478. You need a cooler which supports LGA775. The Cooler I am using is the AK-955 described as for INTEL P4 Socket LGA775 87ninefiveone February 21, 2012 4:41:42 PM Check the TDP ratings of the CPU's your interested in. Most Core 2's should be fine, but some far exceed the TDP rating of the highest P4's (85W or less). akasa February 22, 2012 12:19:48 AM colin_techy said:The Cooler I am using is the AK-955 described as for INTEL P4 Socket LGA775 The TDP of C2D E6300 is 65W. AK-955 will work fine with it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhy is a core 2 duo 2 .4GHz faster than a P4 3.0GHz? ForumQuad vs Duo Core ForumGUIDE: 3+GHz Core 2 Duo Budget System for $631 (Overclock) ForumIntel Pentium 4 ( P4 ) HT vs Dual Intel 64-bit Dual Core Xeon 5130 ForumWhy OS booting in Pentium 4 slower than Core 2 Duo system? ForumCore2Duo this year or skip & wait for QuadCore? ForumWould You Buy A Core 2 Duo System Today? ForumRaid 5 and Core2Duo Performance Forum3. 2 Ghz P4 or 1.66ghz Intel® Core (tm) Duo Processor T2300 ForumSlight overclocking Core 2 Duo E6600 Forum" Core 2 Duo -- The Embarrassing Secrets"? ForumIntel Pentium E2180 help ForumBest i7 CPU for Workstation? (4 vs 6 core) Forum[Solved] Why get an i5-2500K if you have a video card? ForumRam friendly cpu cooler More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !