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Intel Stock CPU Fan or CoolerMaster CPU Fan

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  • Started 3 years ago by Harshad
  • Latest reply from ronniesonora
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Harshad
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My CPU fan broke and I replaced it with only the stock Intel Core i3 CPU Fan.
But I did not like the Push Pin assembly and the hollow centre part.
I'm thinking of buying a new simple CoolerMaster fan available in the stores with the Screw assembly.
Which is better? will the Plastic pins break in the long run?

Posted 3 years ago
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stinger608
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Usually the push pins work fine as long as you don't remove them several times for replacing thermal paste or changing processors. However the Cooler Master CPU heat sink will probably perform much better than the small i3 stock fan.

I would personally get the Cooler Master set up.

Posted 3 years ago
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Harshad
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Thanks stinger608,,,,
but the Coolrmaster fan I checked that is available in the store, has only a small portion that would come in contact with the Processor. While the Intel Heatsink has nice bigger area of contact.......
sooo does it matter???

Posted 3 years ago
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ronniesonora
Posts: 919

Harshad, all cpu heatsinks have the same amount of surface in contact with the processor, whether stock or add-on. It depends on how big the fin area is and how much heat is transported to it. Also how big the fan is and it's rpm's. Check here http://www.newegg.com/CPU-Fans.....ory/ID-574

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