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From a Pentium 4 1.5 to a 2gb

I can get a 2gb CPU. I noticed that the heatsink and fan for my original Pent 4 1.5 processor is smaller than the one for the 2gb processor(also a Pent 4) Will I run into heat problems by using the smaller fan/heatsink?? I really don't run intensive games or programs.except when I burn DVD's...Thanks

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just buy a new one...

it is like 20 bucks.

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Was the heatsink the one that came

with the retail CPU??? From what I see in the thermal design data sheets from Intel the desgn power is virtually identical for them, because the core voltage is lightly lower for the 2.0 GB

You really need the stepping numbers to be certain, but a bigger HSF is very inexpensive. Can't run too cool as long as you stay above 5 C . LOL

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Pentium 4 1.5 to a Pentium 4 2gb

I do have the fan/heatsink that came with the 2gb, but it won't fit on the motherboard!..the design of the heatsink to attach itself to the MB is different then my original Pent 4 1.5gb..

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