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February 26, 2012 1:56:43 PM

Hello guys

i have a i5 2500k should i change my cooling system when overclocking 3.3 to 3.5 ?
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February 26, 2012 4:35:21 PM

At 3.3 , 3.5 don't have to change the cooler. If you want to go higher must to change the cooler.
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February 26, 2012 5:12:35 PM

stock cooler should be good for 4ghz to 4.2ghz range

over that then get aftermarket cooler
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February 26, 2012 5:26:42 PM

mcnumpty23 said:
stock cooler should be good for 4ghz to 4.2ghz range

over that then get aftermarket cooler


I agree^

To my mind a simple $30 cooler like a cm hyper212 or Xigmatek gaia is a good idea anyway.

It will keep your pc quieter under load and let you oc higher.

Backplate mount is easier and more secure too.
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February 27, 2012 6:55:15 AM

Cooler Master Hyper 212+!
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March 26, 2012 4:05:57 AM

Best answer selected by keenanfullbuster.
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