Thermal Grizzly’s making Intel CPUs cooler with their custom V1 heatspreaders

Thermal Grizzly promise a massive drop in thermals with their custom Intel heatspreaders

If you know anything about Intel’s latest desktop CPUs, it’s probably that they can run hot. Very hot! Now, Thermal Grizzly has a solution for this problem in the form of a custom V1 Intel Heatspreader. With this replacement heatspreader, Thermal Grizzly has reported a 14.8 degree drop in CPU thermals when used with a liquid cooler.

This custom heatspreader supports Intel’s 12th, 13th, and 14th generation CPUs. This heatspreader can be used on delidded Intel CPUs. Users of this custom heatspreader will need to remove and replace Intel’s original CPU heatspreader. Below are the results of Thermal Grizzly’s internal testing for this product.

In internal tests*, the Intel High Performance Heatspreader V1 (HPHS) was able to convince with impressive results. An Intel Core i5-14600K was tested at a clock rate of 5.6 GHz and a core voltage of 1.4 volts (vCore) in Cinebench R23 in a custom loop with a Watercool MO-RA3, including four Noctua 200 mm fans. An Alphacool Core 1 was used as the water cooler. With the standard IHS and a contact frame, an average temperature of 92.1 degrees Celsius was measured. With the Intel High Performance Heatspreader V1, this average value was reduced by 14.8 °C to 77.3 degrees.

On the Thermal Grizzly webstore, the company are selling their V1 Intel Heatspreader for €44.90. This headspreader has a 207% larger surface area than Intel’s CPU heatspreaders, and is diamond milled to have a flatter surface. Note that removing the heatspreader of your CPU and replacing it with this product will void your CPU’s warranty.

In the future, it looks like Thermal Grizzly’s planning to release an AMD AM5 version of their custom heatspreader.

You can join the discussion on Thermal Grizzly’s High Performance Intel heatspreader on the OC3D Forums.

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