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Intel Ivy Bridge Overclocking with the Core i7 3770K and Core i5 3570K CPUs

By: Shawn Baker | Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Mar 21, 2012 4:15 am

Power Draw Tests




On the power draw side of things we see the IVB CPUs do jump up a bit as you'd expect. Overall, though, the load numbers look pretty good with the IVB setups coming in 50w below the 2600k.



Temperature Tests




Heat is something we've heard isn't great on the IVB CPUs at the moment and dammmmmm does the 3770k get warm. We actually got it to hit 105c at some points and throttle down. The most important thing to remember, though, is we're still dealing with early versions of the CPUs.


Like we've mentioned before, we're still about five weeks away from these CPUs hitting retail and things may be improved. As for the 3570k, that doesn't look nearly as bad lining up with the 2600k in the heat department.

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