Friday, November 1, 2019

Is It Worth Polishing Your CPU Heatspreader?

I've been a fan of lapping the heatspreader on my processors for years...having I been wrong all these years?

Today we take a close look at the Intel CPU heatspreader here at and clarify whether it is worth the effort to polish the CPU IHS or not. The latest high-tech measuring equipment is used, as it is otherwise used in aerospace and Formula 1. First of all, there will be some surprises! Which exactly, shows the following workshop.