Would I need a CPU Cooler if I do not plan to overclock? Tags: Overclocking Cooling CPUs Components Last response: November 24, 2012 9:50 AM in Components Share sesbetr72 November 24, 2012 8:29:45 AM Should I get one just in case I want to upgrade? The CPU I plan on getting is the phenom ii x4 965 black and I plan on leaving my computer on for long periods of times. What do you think I should do? More about : cpu cooler plan overclock Nedal0 a b à CPUs November 24, 2012 9:50:03 AM It all depends on temps but I don't think you will need a new CPU Cooler considering you plan to overclock. I would say check temps before and after upgrade and then decide. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum[NOOB] Do I need a CPU cooler if I do NOT plan on overclocking? ForumIf i dont overclock i7-920 still do i need cpu cooler ForumBest CPU cooler to overclock 2500K to over 5.0GHz? ForumOverclocking CPU with stock cooler , worth buying new CPU Cooler ? ForumCPU Upgrade plan need your help please. ForumDo I really need this CPU Cooler ? ForumDo I need a CPU Cooler ? Is this a good build? ForumBest cpu cooler for overclocking amd fx 8350 ForumNeed advice on CPU cooler :) ForumNeed help selecting Case & CPU cooler ForumBuilding Q6600 computer, plan to overclock - last minute checks ForumNeed advice for multi-tasking digital plan take off machine ForumWill I Need Watercooling If I Don't Plan On Overclocking? ForumThe Rig I Plan to Buy (Needs Suggestions or Improvements) ForumNeed suggestions for CPU cooler ForumDo I Need Anything More Than The Stock CPU Cooler ? ForumGaming build almost ready, questions about CPU cooler (overclocking) ForumDo I need an aftermarket CPU cooler ForumGaming laptop help ForumCPU downclocks itself without permission! More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !