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Old 02-09-2011, 10:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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HI, i was wondering i currently have a amd sempron 2.3 cpu and was going to upgrade to a dual core AMD X2 7850 2.8. Would i be able to use my current heatsink and fan with this or do i have to buy a fan and heatsink to?

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Old 02-13-2011, 08:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That depends. The AMD X2 7850 2.8 is a 95W dual core CPU and may run hotter.
What fan/heatsink are you currently using? If already using a compatible heatsink then you should be fine.
The main thing is to make sure that this is a compatible upgrade option.

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Ya worst case scenario it'll run a little warm. But it should work fine.
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