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ASRock X79 Extreme4-M (Intel X79) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

We put our Extreme4 into the wash and it shrinks into the mATX based X79 Extreme4-M. Let's check out this new mATX board!

| Socket LGA 2011 in Motherboards | Posted: Dec 20, 2011 12:23 pm
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: ASRock

Power Draw Tests

 

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Looking at the power draw numbers, we can see the stock ones line up pretty close to our bigger X79 Extreme4. Moving to our overclocked ones, we do see a decent jump in power draw in both the idle and load area.

 

 

Core Temperature

 

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Temperature numbers at stock don't hold any surprises and we can see overclocked there's only a slight bump in the amount of extra heat being drawn. This is a lot to do with the fact that our overclock isn't quite as high as some of the others and in the end it results in just a small increase in overall temperature.

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