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Stock air coolers

Are AMD Stock air coolers good enough  

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  1. 1. Should I use a stock AMD air cooler

    • Yes
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    • No (Comment a good cheap one)
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Posted · Original PosterOP

is it ok to use a stock AMD air cooler or buy a cheap air cooler instead 


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On the 3950x, probably not, but on all others it works fine, unless you have a really restricting case.

 

If you are not satisfied with the temps, THEN buy a new cooler, otherwise just use the stock cooler.

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It works for stock speeds for the CPU it came with - if it wouldn't have worked even for that then it wouldn't have been included in the box in the first place. Well, unless we're talking about Intel, of course.


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This completely depends on the CPU you're buying IMHO.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, Statik said:

This completely depends on the CPU you're buying IMHO.

Ryzen 5 3600


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2 minutes ago, Johnny-Boi said:

Ryzen 5 3600

Stock air cooler is more than enough.


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Should be enough. You can always try it and if you find that it isn’t or you want quieter get a different one.


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10 minutes ago, Johnny-Boi said:

Ryzen 5 3600

I think the 3600 is totally fine with a stock cooler. IMO once you hit 3700x and up, you should probably invest in an aftermarket cooler.


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22 minutes ago, Origami Cactus said:

On the 3950x, probably not, but on all others it works fine, unless you have a really restricting case.

 

If you are not satisfied with the temps, THEN buy a new cooler, otherwise just use the stock cooler.

The 3950X doesn't include a cooler with it, AMD knows that you'll want a better cooler for something so powerful.

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