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Quick question about thread locking in C#

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Hello, Do you need to lock a simple type like an int, if two threads assign to it? or are the base types threadsafe?
int myInt;
lock(myInt)
{
	myInt = 0;
}



// Executing on some other thread somewhere...
myInt = someCounter;

Seems a little overkill.. Thanks,

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