The Intel RM1 stock cooler gets tested with a Core i5-12400 and reached a temperature of 73 C

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Because the LGA1700 interface used by 12th-generation CPUs imposes new requirements on CPU radiator fasteners, Intel replaced the previous radiator shape used for nearly 15 years with a new design plan.

Prior to the tenth generation, Intel unified the above pure aluminum down-pressing original radiator (the foundry is based on a combination of Foxconn, Delta, and NIDEC, and the shape is slightly different). Difference), all the way down to Pentium and Celeron, and all the way up to i7 and i9 without exception, if you open the i9-9900 box, you may discover that it and the Celeron G1840 actually use the same form of heat dissipation.

For CPUs with a TDP of 65W to 95W, Intel uses the above-mentioned copper core down-pressing original radiator (the foundry forms vary significantly across Foxconn, Delta, and NIDEC), such as the i5-2400 (TDP=95W), i5-3470 (TDP=77W), and i7-4770 (TDP=84W). Since Intel CPUs other than K have a TDP calibration of 65W, copper core heat dissipation has been eliminated until the introduction of the tenth generation 10-core burner.

Due to the quick increase in CPU power consumption, pure aluminum radiators were unable to match the TDP=65W CPUs' short-term PL1 burst power cooling needs, and Intel "recalled" copper core radiators and painted them black. As a result, the new version has a more trendy feel than the previous copper core. Both are identical in appearance. Because the geometry of the heat sink is identical, the heat dissipation capability is likewise identical. This blackened heat sink is compatible with 10th generation high-end models (such as the i9-10900) and the entire 11th generation standard voltage processor series (TDP=65W/such as the i5-11400F).

According to previous reports, Intel's 12th generation processors' original radiators will be divided into three categories: Pentium and Celeron with RS1 (no copper core, no blue decorative ring); i3, i5, and i7 with RM1 (copper core, blue decorative ring); and i9 with high-performance RH1, the radiator's height is increased, and it features an LED light effect. From the general scenario, the 12th generation processor's original radiator should be more conscientious than previous generations, and the original radiator's utilization ratio should also grow.

163 also received an engineering test sample of Intel's 12th-generation original radiator-RM1 a few days ago. As with the rendering, this authentic radiator features a blue ornamental ring (no matter how you observe it, you feel that this blue ring is just A decoration, it is impossible to shine). At the bottom, there is a thermally conductive copper block, and the radiator's overall weight seems heavier than earlier generations of copper core radiators.

163 used the previous platform for testing the i5-performance 12400's (without a discrete graphics card, but with a core graphics card) in order to determine the heat dissipation capacity of the original radiator. Because the i5-full 12400's load power consumption is known to be around 80W, the radiator's heat dissipation capacity will be a test.

The test program indicates that the radiator fan operates at a speed of approximately 1300 rpm under typical settings, which is extremely quiet, making it nearly difficult to hear the wind when it is close. We stress test the processor using AIDA64. HWINFO indicates that the processor consumes approximately 85W at full load, and the copy machine takes eight minutes. The CPU core temperature remains about 73°C (room temperature is 20°C), and the CPU fan speed increases to 3100 rpm. Points, and is accompanied by increased wind noise. 73°C is within Intel CPUs' medium tolerance range, and frequency reduction occurs only when the CPU temperature hits 100°C.

This is an acceptable level of heat dissipation for an original radiator. Suppressing i5-12500 and i5-12600 with comparable parameters should be straightforward. While dealing with i3 is considered pediatric, it is commonly utilized to deal with full firepower. When the TDP wall is not present, it is estimated that i7-12700 is choking.

Additionally, this radiator's blue circle is only decorative and does not emit light. This is seen in Intel's official rendering. If the circle emits light, it should be seen in the rendering as well. It will be identical to Figure 1, resulting in a halo. When illuminated by the light source, this circle will reflect light, giving the appearance of glowing. Of course, I cannot rule it out; what if it is because my radiator is a test sample for engineering purposes and I did not create a luminous light strip? It remains inconceivable.

The Intel RM1 stock cooler gets tested with a Core i5-12400 and reached a temperature of 73 C

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