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ASUS M5A97 Evo (AMD 970) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

We check out the cheapest Bulldozer supported board so far. Let's find out how the ASUS M5A97 Evo goes.

| Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: Nov 11, 2011 3:36 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: ASUS

Power Draw Tests


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Looking at the idle power draw, it comes in a bit lower than the other boards we've got here, while load sits between the other 990FX boards we've looked at.


Core Temperature


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Checking the load heat of our CPU, it sits pretty well. You can see overclocked brought with it only a small bump in overall heat which is good.

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