CPU Moderator, VC&G Moderator, Elite Member
- May 16, 2002
There is NO stock cooler for the 10900k. So why are we comparing that CPU to a 3900x with a stock cooler ? and why after weeks, is this thread coming back to life ? Because I answered one user ?Intel doesn't require a 280 AIO. It is recommended if you're trying to push it hard. It will run on an air cooler. That is not a "requirement". Your use of the word is incorrect. Recommended is probably the word you are looking for.
Required means the Intel CPU will not function with an air cooler. This is simply not true.