Overclocking & Cooling

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Joined: 02/03/2010
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Hey Rodney I was wondering about how much a person has to overclock their CPU before they need to install aftermarket coolers. If a person were to go from 2.8Ghz to 3Ghz or so, would that be enough to require better cooling/ventilation? How many Ghz of overclock (roughly) would a person have to do before the CPU requires better cooling?

Thanks alot!

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Joined: 12/31/2000
Posts: 5401

A 200 MHz really won't require a CPU cooler upgrade.

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