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AMD Ryzen boxed coolers detailed

by on22 February 2017

Wraith Max and Wraith Spire coolers

As was the case with previous CPUs, AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPUs will be available as a tray option, without a cooler and as a "boxed" version, with cooler, and today we have a few more details regarding two boxed coolers, the Wraith Max and Wraith Spire.

Thanks to a leak coming from, courtesy of the Informatica Cero site, AMD will have two CPU coolers for its "boxed" SKUs.

To be available with AMD Ryzen 7 1800X and Ryzen 7 1700X SKUs, the Wraith Max boxed cooler has a TDP of 140W and measures 105x108x85mm, which should be enough to cope with AMD's flagship SKUs.

The smaller Wraith Spire cooler will be available for the AMD Ryzen 1700 and possibly other SKUs. Measuring 109x103x54mm, the Wraith Spire cooler is somewhat lighter, circular and has a TDP of 95W.

While both Wraith Max and Wraith Spire should keep Ryzen CPUs well cooled, they won't do much with AMD's XFR (eXtended Frequency Range) technology, that should provide a further CPU Boost that scales with cooling.

Some AMD Ryzen SKUs have already been spotted listed with AiO liquid cooling systems, especially the Corsair Hydro Series H100i v2, which should do much better with AMD XFR.

AMD's Ryzen CPUs should become available for pre-order as of today with a full-scale launch expected on March 2nd.

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Last modified on 22 February 2017
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