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cpu heatsink /fan ?


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dpica

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hello, i am upgrading my cpu from a 2.0ghz p4 to a 3.0e ghz p4 HT and am wondering if my existing heatsinh/fan will do the job.....my fan now run's at 3500-3700 and my cpu idling temp is at 25C / 78F
( this is with the 2.0 ghz cpu ). i haven't installed the 3.0e ghz yet.
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The heatsink will probably not cool the cpu enough. Retail boxed CPU's will sometimes come with the heatsink made for that processor. I would rather buy a nicer copper heatsink from newegg just to be on the safe side.

Are you sure your motherboard will support the intel 3.0 processor? Most motherboards built when the 2.0 processors came out will not support faster processors.

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yup my MB will support up to a 3.2 ghz, i updated it last year. maybe i will buy a new heat sink, but i can't from neweggg from here ( canada ).
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