[SOLVED] Ryzen 5 1600 cooling question

Furzumz

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I'm giving a friend a ryzen 5 1600 I'm no longer using but I'm unsure of which coolers to give him

Currently I have on hand:
  • Ryzen 5 1600's stock cooler
  • ryzen 9 3900x stock cooler I have no need for
  • corsair h55 (120mm aio)
I'd assume the AIO but its around ~3 years old, I dunno how long these things last for.

I wanted to give him the AIO and a stock cooler as a back up but the two questions I have are is a 120mm aio sufficient enough for a ryzen 5 1600 and would the cooler the 3900x comes with be a better cooler for that processor than the stock 1600 one?

The AIO worked for the 1600 when I used it but I never really put all that much load on the processor.
 

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