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Dell optiplex 9020 mt cpu cooler upgrade

I have a dell optiplex 9020 tower with an i7 4790 (84w tdp) I want to upgrade to a 4790k (88w tdp) and I want to make sure it has good cooling. My current temps on the 4790 are pretty well with the dell stock cooler, will there be any need to upgrade to a different cooler? What cooler should it be if i do upgrade? (under 30$) 

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That upgrade would bring you nothing. Do it only if it's free. Its just a couple hundred MHz per core more.

Also, the dell board probably doesn't use Intel spacing so you'll have a hard time finding a cooler replacement, just keep the same cooler. 5W higher TDP in the same generation means just about 5°K more.

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4 minutes ago, emosun said:

Does your oem board support overclocking

no but i want my cpu to run at max speed all the time

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1 minute ago, 191x7 said:

That upgrade would bring you nothing. Do it only if it's free. Its just a couple hundred MHz per core more.

I will sell my old cpu and put in the new one, I want to max out my dell optiplex 9020

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1 minute ago, aren332 said:

I will sell my old cpu and put in the new one, I want to max out my dell optiplex 9020

You already have it maxed.

That's a system from 2014, nothing can noticeably help it.

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26 minutes ago, 191x7 said:

You already have it maxed.

no its not, a 4790k works in it and it is 400mhz faster than a 4790

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1 hour ago, aren332 said:

no its not, a 4790k works in it and it is 400mhz faster than a 4790

And that gets you nothing. Still a part from 9 years ago and a terrible low end.

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10 minutes ago, 191x7 said:

And that gets you nothing. Still a part from 9 years ago and a terrible low end.

im not trynna get the highest end rig and the newest rig, and upgrading to the 4790k will make a 15% difference

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3 hours ago, aren332 said:

im not trynna get the highest end rig and the newest rig, and upgrading to the 4790k will make a 15% difference

no at best you would see a 10% difference...... provided the board actually yielded aftermarket board results..... and provided your tasks supported every thread , and provided the speed scale was linear in the task you are doing.

not to mention , thats would be a theoretical 10% speed increase in cpu speed provided your task only loaded the cpu and didn;t load any other part of the machine.

basically you aren't going to see any form of noticeable performance increase and it's a pretty big waste of time/money

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