Everything you need to know about CPU heat sinks and the heat CPUs generate.

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Heat sink mount pushing against the RAM stick
Heat sink reseated the correct way

Since we're here let's talk about different types of CPU coolers and the type of air pressure you want to maintain inside your PC case.

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Aftermarket heat sinks Vs. OEM Heat sinks

This is the type of heatsinks that comes with stock PCs

Is there a way to stress-test your newly installed CPU Cooler?

You can stress your CPU using this software

How do I monitor the temps while stress testing my CPU?

You can monitor your PC with this software

The type of air pressure you wanna maintain inside your PC case.

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