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ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

We check out the more budget friendly Extreme4 version of the latest Gen3 Z68 motherboard series from ASRock.

| Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: Oct 4, 2011 5:57 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: ASRock

Power Draw Tests

 

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In the power department we can see that idle power sits a little higher, while load sits in the middle of the pack with our Extreme7 and G1.Sniper 2 motherboards. Overclocked, we see a bit of an increase, but nothing too crazy.

 

 

Core Temperature

 

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In the heat department the Extreme4 looks good; we can see it's got a really nice, low idle, while load also looks really good. Like power draw, the heat goes up when we overclock, but again like power draw, it's nothing crazy.

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