Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I would like to know if cooler and thermal paste included in Intel® Boxed Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor? Or should I order cooler and thermal paste separately?

share|improve this question

closed as too localized by Simon Sheehan, MaQleod, Journeyman Geek, Mokubai, Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Dec 3 '11 at 15:29

This question is unlikely to help any future visitors; it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific moment in time, or an extraordinarily narrow situation that is not generally applicable to the worldwide audience of the internet. For help making this question more broadly applicable, visit the help center.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

1 Answer 1

up vote 6 down vote accepted

Generally, Intel boxed (retail) processors come with a heatsink/fan. The product pages for the i7-2600 and i7-2600k at Newegg say heatsink and fan included. The heatsink will have thermal material installed already (probably a pad).

share|improve this answer
    
Correct. That is what boxed means when it comes to Intel processors. –  sudo Dec 3 '11 at 11:08
    
@Dennis: Generally, yes. However, the boxed/retail i7-3930K and i7-3960X at least are CPU only. –  Mark Johnson Dec 3 '11 at 17:43

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.