Straight from Corsair's Labs to you, the Great Heatspreader Debate
Subject: Memory | February 9, 2006 - 06:13 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
There's been a lot of discussion recently about various heat spreader types and which type provides the best performance. Or, perhaps, if the best performance results from using no heat spreader at all. We were curious ourselves as to the answers to these questions, so we set out to test the various heat spreader types in a controlled environment. Specifically, we were looking at the effect of heat spreader type on maximum overclocking frequency.