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Is it stock or aftermarket? and if aftermarket, what is it? The stock Intel coolers are a pain in the butt to reuse because of those damned plastic single use pins. The 4 core stock intel heatsinks had copper cores. If your heat sink has what looks alot like a big penny on the bottom you can use it.


For your own sanitiy's sake though I suggest buying some arctic cooling replacement pins. Their design is far far better than intel's. Reusing Intel pins generally involves a great deal of profanity and sometimes dental tools.

if it's just aluminum on the bottom you don;t want to reuse it for several reasons. One, it won't conduct heat well enough, but secondly, the fan with the all aluminum heats sinks generally isn't PWM, so it will make a lot of noise.

OK made it home! So this is what I have. Think I should get a new fan and heat sink for my e8600 (LGA 775) or just clean this off and put it on?


I cleaned off the dust. I don't see any plastic pins. the heat sink is secured to the MOBO by four screws. So I'm not sure what you mean by plastic pins. I won't be overclocking the e8600 just trying to save a little $ right now.

So I could:
1) Keep this fan and heat sink put some thermal paste on
2) Get a new or used cheap cooler
3) Put an a nicer Noctua that could be used in my next system using a adapter kit. Noctua website has a coupld of fans that seem to be 775 compatible and adaptable to LGA 1150 chips.

So if anyone has a recommendation I'd appreciate it.

thanks.
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post #32 of 46

That's aluminum.

 

You don't have to use an aftermarket cooler; it's just that Intel's stock heatsink can sometimes be a major pain to install.

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post #33 of 46
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"That's aluminum. You don't have to use an aftermarket cooler; it's just that Intel's stock heatsink can sometimes be a major pain to install."

So if i ran the e8600 stock do you think i could use the cooler i have now? just put on new paste?

It was really easy to take off and I practised putting it back on again. It has four screws on each corner that tighten the whole assembly down to the MOBO. Can;t i just clean off the heatsink bottom plate and reinstall using the four mounting screws? Am i missing something?
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post #34 of 46
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That's aluminum.

You don't have to use an aftermarket cooler; it's just that Intel's stock heatsink can sometimes be a major pain to install.

So if i ran the e8600 stock do you think i could use the cooler i have now? just put on new paste?

It was really easy to take off and I practised putting it back on again. It has four screws on each corner that tighten the whole assembly down to the MOBO. Can;t i just clean off the heatsink bottom plate and reinstall using the four mounting screws? Am i missing something?
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So if i ran the e8600 stock do you think i could use the cooler i have now? just put on new paste?

It was really easy to take off and I practised putting it back on again. It has four screws on each corner that tighten the whole assembly down to the MOBO. Can;t i just clean off the heatsink bottom plate and reinstall using the four mounting screws? Am i missing something?

 

If you have the stock cooler that came with the E8600, then yeah: just use that.

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I only have the one that is in the system right now with the e4600 so I will have to check compatibility somewhere.
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I only have the one that is in the system right now with the e4600 so I will have to check compatibility somewhere.

 

What does it look like?

 

Either way, being that the E4600 is a Core2 Duo, it should be just fine for the E8600.

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OK made it home! So this is what I have. Think I should get a new fan and heat sink for my e8600 (LGA 775) or just clean this off and put it on?


I cleaned off the dust. I don't see any plastic pins. the heat sink is secured to the MOBO by four screws. So I'm not sure what you mean by plastic pins. I won't be overclocking the e8600 just trying to save a little $ right now.

So I could:
1) Keep this fan and heat sink put some thermal paste on
2) Get a new or used cheap cooler
3) Put an a nicer Noctua that could be used in my next system using a adapter kit. Noctua website has a coupld of fans that seem to be 775 compatible and adaptable to LGA 1150 chips.

So if anyone has a recommendation I'd appreciate it.

thanks.
that is an aftermarket cooler. It should work fine.
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I wouldnt dump money into such an old rig. What are you planning on doing really, you are gaming or working? Because if you are gaming, a full upgrade will probably be the most sane even though it will cost a little bit more.
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That is an aftermarket cooler already. You can tell by the size and the final layout Just use it. It will work fine. If you really want to dump $50 into that board, check out the latest 771 sticker mod. If it works with your mobo it can produce modern i3/i5 level performance on old hardware.
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