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GIGABYTE G1.Sniper2 (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

*Pew Pew* - We check out the fully armored G1.Sniper2 from GIGABYTE today. Let's see how the series goes on the Z68 chipset.

| Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 26, 2011 4:31 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Power Draw Tests


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Power draw on our GIGABYTE board at stock is a little lower at both idle and at load. Overclocked, while we see a big boost in overall power draw, it's nothing too major and any good 600 Watt power supply would handle a system like this.



Core Temperature


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CPU Temperature is pretty standard at stock; you do see when we start pumping more voltage through it that we do unsurprisingly get quite a big boost in load temperature.

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