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ASRock Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3 (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

By: Shawn Baker | Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: Sep 6, 2011 2:36 am
TweakTown Rating: 89%Manufacturer: ASRock

Power Draw Tests




Power Draw on the Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3 is the lowest out of the bunch coming in below 100 watt. Load is also a little lower, but nothing too major. We of course see a jump when we overclock, but the Fatal1ty board again sits lower than the other boards even when overclocked.



Core Temperature




We can see on the temperature side of things the Fatal1ty also sits a little lower at idle while load lines up with our other ASRock board. Again cranking up the clock speeds and the voltage going through the CPU means that we get a decent jump in load temperature; nothing we're worried about, though, and it's of course the cost of overclocking.

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