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ASRock Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

ASRock expend the Z68 line with the new Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 and from first sight it looks the goods. Let's check it out!

| Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: Sep 5, 2011 3:16 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: ASRock

Power Draw Tests

 

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At stock we can see the ASRock Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 and GIGABYTE G1.Sniper2 line up fairly close to each other. Overclocked you can see a bit of an increase in power draw, but the figure isn't anything crazy.

 

 

Core Temperature

 

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At stock, CPU temperature was really strong. Overclocked we do of course see a strong jump in heat due to the extra voltage, but overall, 67c isn't a number we'd be worried about.

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