In a bid to reach out to overclockers, Intel will be releasing two unlocked multiplier CPUs in the mainstream market – the Core i5 655K and Core i7 875K. Clearly, Intel’s reference coolers aren’t designed for overclocking, so they have decided to provide beefed up vertical-style heatsinks of the K series CPUs. Fudzilla have managed to get a hold of a render of the new heatsink – which does resemble the i7 980X’s heatsink.

intel newcooler 1 1 Intels K Unlocked CPUs to feature revised heatsink

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In a bid to reach out to overclockers, Intel will be releasing two
unlocked multiplier CPUs in the mainstream market – the Core i5 655K and
Core i7 875K. Clearly, Intel’s reference coolers aren’t designed for
overclocking, so they have decided to provide beefed up vertical-style
heatsinks of the K series CPUs. Fudzilla have managed to get a hold of a
render of the new heatsink – which does resemble the i7 980X’s
heatsink.

intel newcooler 1 Intels K Unlocked CPUs to feature revised heatsink

The heatsink seems to feature six copper heatpipes, though the fan seems to be similar to the current flimsy heatsinks. While the target market – overclockers – are likely to go for the best aftermarket specialist heatsinks, consumers will no doubt appreciate a decent cooler with the CPU.

Reference: Fudzilla