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i5 2500 and stock cooler

post #1 of 6
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building this comp for a friend , wondering if that 2500 will be good on the stock cooler? How about on the stock cooler with the turbo boost on and at 3.7GHz? Thanks.

good meaning temp wise
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post #2 of 6
Temps will be fine idle and under load with the stock, but if your friend plans on overclocking you'll definitely need something else.
post #3 of 6
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no clocking, getting the 2500 no K
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post #4 of 6
Additionally, you could try and find the lowest possible stable Vcore for that 2500 processor, to make it run even cooler using stock cooler.
    
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post #5 of 6
i5 2500 = $209.99 (Newegg)

i5 2500K = $214.99 (Newegg)

Just get the 2500k, for $5 you can have huge overclocking potential, (which you will have to do for your friend) IF, you get a cooler, IMO the cooler master Hyper 212 Plus is the best value for money cooler ($25.19), this will destroy the stock cooler temps wise.
    
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post #6 of 6
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no K has 15 $ off aswel so 20$ less and its for a guy who knows nothing and will never clock it.
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Mushkin Black line 2133 Mhz 2x4GB 1TB Western Digital 120GB Corsair Force 3  XSPC EX240 
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XSPC EX240 Swift Tech MCP655 XSPC Bay Res/ Pump EK Res 
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