AMD 64 Dual Core 4800 + Cooling

  SteadyEddie 12:23 06 Oct 2006

Iam about to upgrade my system with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ Skt 939 2.4 GHz 1MB Processor and am concerned about cooling as there is no mention of a processor heat sink or fan. Does this processor require a heat sink or fan or both?

  DrScott 12:48 06 Oct 2006

currently available require a heatsink and fan. You need to check whether the CPU you are buying is OEM or retail. Retail come with, OEM without. Sometimes it's actually cheaper buying OEM and buying a separate fan.

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  SteadyEddie 14:27 06 Oct 2006


Many thanks for your reply and the information. Imay very well be taking your advic if no fan/heatsink supplied with processor.

thanks again


  DrScott 16:26 06 Oct 2006

No worries!

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