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Can I use this existing heatsink/wfan for new cpu

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December 31, 2012 4:37:26 PM

I was wondering If I can use this existing heatsink w/fan

for this

oem cpu. or do i need to buy a new cpu fan and heat sink, but the cpu requires 65w for thermal design power and I don't know If I have that.
a c 788 à CPUs
December 31, 2012 4:47:26 PM

If we are talking the same socket yes since it is a 65watt tdp CPU.
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a c 788 à CPUs
December 31, 2012 5:05:28 PM

Yes you can since the CPU is low power one (65watts) and the heatsink will fit the socket. What CPU did it come of?

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a c 788 à CPUs
December 31, 2012 5:21:24 PM

That CPU is 65watts as well so your current heatsink is sufficient to deal with the new one!
January 1, 2013 6:09:04 PM

Best answer selected by cresil.