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Old 05-04-2009, 08:19 PM   #46 (permalink)
JudgeJimmie
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Default Re: Building First Computer; Advice Needed.

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Originally Posted by Thresh25 View Post
Don't take this offensively, but it doesn't sound like you're an extreme overclocker or anything like that, so you could save some money by sticking with the stock heatsink. If in the future you want to OC then you could always grab one later.
Ok cool. Honestly I didn't really know what the heat sink was for, other than to cool CPU, or why I would need one, but someone at another forum said that the i7 runs quote "Hot as balls" and I should get one. I wasn't planning on overclocking, so knowing that I don't need a heatsink will save me some money. Thanks
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