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Should I get a water cooler?

Ethan19
  • 55 months ago

I need to know if I should get a water cooler for overclocking an i5 4690k to about 4.3 ghz. Please help.

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  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

No. Unless you are very unlucky and get a bad chip, even an entry-level air cooler like the CM Hyper 212 EVO or Cryorig H7 should see you to 4.3 GHz and beyond.

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Not unless you are willing to spend over $100 on it. I would go with the evo 212 for a budget or the cryorig c7 for more money. Also, you might want to go the Skylake route.

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