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The Battle of CPU Bending Frames: Thermalright vs. Thermal Grizzly

TLDRWe compare the thermalright and thermal grizzly CPU bending frames for the Intel i9-12900K. While the thermal grizzly frame has tighter tolerances, the thermalright frame offers similar performance at a fraction of the price. Both frames provide better pressure distribution compared to the stock Intel ILM.

Key insights

🔥The thermalright CPU bending frame offers similar performance to the thermal grizzly frame at a lower price.

💪Both frames provide better pressure distribution compared to the stock Intel ILM.

🧪Thermal grizzly's frame has tighter tolerances, with a variance of 40 microns compared to thermalright's 240 microns.

💵Thermal grizzly's higher price is due to its in-house manufacturing in Germany, providing well-paying jobs.

📈The thermal grizzly frame has a more refined design with rounded borders, while the thermalright frame has some rougher edges.

Q&A

What is the difference between the thermalright and thermal grizzly CPU bending frames?

The thermalright frame offers similar performance to the thermal grizzly frame at a lower price. The main difference is in the manufacturing tolerances, with thermal grizzly having tighter tolerances.

Why is the thermal grizzly frame more expensive?

The higher price of the thermal grizzly frame is due to its in-house manufacturing in Germany, providing well-paying jobs. The cost of manufacturing in Germany is reflected in the price to consumers.

Do the frames improve CPU cooling?

Both the thermalright and thermal grizzly frames provide better pressure distribution compared to the stock Intel ILM, resulting in potential improvements in CPU cooling performance.

Is there a significant difference in performance between the frames?

In terms of pressure distribution and overall performance, both frames offer similar results. However, thermal grizzly's tighter tolerances may provide a slight advantage in some scenarios.

Which frame should I choose for my CPU?

If you prioritize cost-effectiveness, the thermalright frame is a great option. If you value tighter manufacturing tolerances and are willing to pay a higher price, the thermal grizzly frame may be the better choice.

Timestamped Summary

00:00[Music]

00:01Introduction to the battle between thermalright and thermal grizzly CPU bending frames

01:20Comparison of pressure distribution between the frames on the Intel i9-12900K

04:00Exploration of the manufacturing differences and pricing

06:30Performance analysis and discussion of the design differences

08:20Pressure testing results on the Intel i9-12900K

10:40Conclusion and recommendations for choosing between the frames