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Do I need the extra cooler?

BostonGunslinger

62 months ago

Just wanted to know if I needed it or not. A lot more work if I do and I'd rather avoid it, but not at the expense of overheating. Thanks.

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor $179.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $31.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $119.99 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston Fury Red Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $82.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Dual-X Video Card $229.99 @ Amazon
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $757.31
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-09 02:58 EST-0500
  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

If you're going to be overclocking you might be safer to have one, and the 212 evo is a really good bang for your buck air cooler.

I don't get how it's a lot more work, unless how you're getting it is difficult, it takes a little longer than a stock cooler but it's not a crazy amount.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

you will be ok unless you are aiming for crazy over clocking

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