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Will my first Gaming Build needed additional cooling

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January 7, 2013 2:20:37 PM

CPU: i5 3470 $179.99
MOBO: MSI H61M-P31/W8 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $49.99
RAM: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $35.57
HDD:Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $64.99
GPU: XFX Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card $172.08
Case: Antec Three Hundred Illusion ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99
PSU: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V $59.99

$600


I have purchased the following components and was wondering if my new build will need additional cooling for the CPU? this is my first build and very nervous it will burst into flames!

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January 7, 2013 2:36:19 PM

The stock heatsink/fan that comes with the CPU will be adequate for your needs.
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January 7, 2013 2:50:19 PM

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