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ASRock Z68 Pro3-M (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

You want to make the jump to Z68, but just wish there was an mATX version. Well, we might've found your board!

| Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: May 20, 2011 8:50 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: ASRock

Core Temperature

 

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Heat on the Pro3-M is great, there's no additional heat being forced onto the CPU even though it's smaller.

 

Power Draw Tests

 

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Looking at Power Draw, we see that the idle at stock is a little lower than the other boards. Under load, though, it lines up with everything else as we would expect.

 

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