Solved Can I use this existing heatsink/wfan for new cpu Tags: CPUs Heatsinks Last response: January 1, 2013 6:09 PM in CPUs Share cresil December 31, 2012 4:37:26 PM I was wondering If I can use this existing heatsink w/fan http://www.amazon.com/Dell-Vostro-Inspiron-Heatsink-JY1... for this http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001V7U2HM/ref=oh_deta... 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. More about : existing heatsink wfan cpu rolli59 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. cresil December 31, 2012 5:01:32 PM I meant can I use this cpu fan with heatsink, http://www.amazon.com/Dell-Vostro-Inspiron-Heatsink-JY1... for the new cpu or do I need to get a new cpu fan with heatsink like, this one http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-CL-P0497-Intel-775-Cp... Related resources Installing new mobo & cpu keeping existing Windows Vista - Forum how much thermal paste to use ? - Forum New CPU in Existing Mobo - Forum installing new cpu /mobo in existing system - Forum Upgrade CPU with Existing MOBO - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 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? cresil December 31, 2012 5:10:35 PM this is my current cpu http://www.amazon.com/Intel-Pentium-Dual-Core-processor..., but it has 2000 Mhz instead of 800. http://www.amazon.com/Dell-Vostro-Inspiron-Heatsink-JY1... is my current heatsink and fan Best solution rolli59 a c 788 à CPUs December 31, 2012 5:21:24 PM Share That CPU is 65watts as well so your current heatsink is sufficient to deal with the new one! cresil January 1, 2013 6:09:04 PM Best answer selected by cresil. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources ASUS or AMD mobo for existing I7-980x cpu Forum Need Advice on New Build with Existing Parts Forum Use an existing HDD with a new SDD Forum New CPU , MoBo, RAM, etc. for existing system Forum Can i replace existing single core processor with new dual core processor Forum New NAS from existing PC Forum Upgrade to existing ? or New Built instead? Forum Comparing new (potential) Laptop buy with existing Home PC's... Forum First time build want to reuse existing parts Forum Will this setup run skyrim at ultra? Forum Can the H100 fit on the top of the Thermaltake Armor A60? Forum [Solved] URGENT! Heatsink/Thermal Reapplication or not? Forum [Solved] Need some advice on psu and case for this build Forum Is this PSU enough considering system specs? Forum Is this psu selection good Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !