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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.

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

Power Draw Tests




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




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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