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Hi,

Question to anyone who uses chipset coolers. What kind of benefits do you notice overclocking wise?

I should imagine it helps prolong the life & ease the stress of the board, is it worth the investment?

Full board kits are pretty pricey, thinking maybe 1 cooler on southbridge gets pretty hot.

Ek's site says it is in the process of bringing out a full kit for my board.
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Other than for looks. You don't need to install aftermarket cooling for your P8P67.

People have clocked their 2500/2600ks to over 5.5GHz with the standard cooling that came with their boards.
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post #3 of 3
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Ok silver. I kinda new that but was hoping someone was going to enlighten me into what I am missing out on.
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