TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,929 Reviews & Articles | 38,198 News Posts

ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional (AMD 990FX) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

We check out the Fatal1ty branded 990FX Professional board from ASRock and see what kind of performance it's able to offer us.

| Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: Nov 3, 2011 1:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: ASRock

Power Draw Tests

 

TweakTown image content/4/3/4393_42_asrock_fatal1ty_990fx_professional_amd_990fx_motherboard_review.png

 

Power draw on our ASRock board sits a little higher than some of our other setups under load, but you can see the idle numbers all fall in line with each other. The only time we see the idle change is when we overclock our CPU and then we see quite a spike in it.

 

 

Core Temperature

 

TweakTown image content/4/3/4393_43_asrock_fatal1ty_990fx_professional_amd_990fx_motherboard_review.png

 

I'm still a bit reluctant to put any real weight on the numbers we get out of an AMD based system when looking at temperatures. They just seem to move around a bit too much and offer us crazy low numbers. You can see the numbers we got above, though.

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Motherboards content at our Motherboards reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this content

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR will...

Improve Oculus Rift Development

Hamper Oculus Rift Development

Completely destroy Oculus Rift Development

Let's wait and see, I'm not sure

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases