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Old August 10, 2010, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by BiLLiO333 View Post
no plans for SLI so I'll stay with the GA890 another quick question.. do i need a seperate heatsink? i thought stock cooling would be fine but everywhere i go, people are installing heatsinks and all these additional fans...
For the CPU? I'd say no. Stock cooling is quite adequate, though it does get a bit noisy once you run something CPU intensive or start gaming.

Most people either want to overclock or want absolute silence which is why they opt to replace the heatsink right away.
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