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Sapphire Pure Black X58 Motherboard - Temperature and Power

Sapphire begins to move away from just video cards with a new performance motherboard. How's the Pure Black X58 perform?

| Socket LGA 1366 in Motherboards | Posted: Jan 11, 2011 10:31 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: Sapphire

Core Temperature

 

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Looking at the CPU Temperature at stock, our Sapphire Pure Black is running our CPU a little bit cooler. When overclocked the numbers fall in line with the ASRock X58 Extreme3 and no doubt this helps with our overclock.

 

 

Power Draw Tests

 

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Power draw is lower on the Sapphire Pure Black X58 and overclocked we see that the board manages to just fall under the ASRock with all those voltages bumped up which you saw under our BIOS screens.

 

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