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GIGABYTE X79-UD5 (Intel X79) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

We check out the sexy looking X79-UD5 from GIGABYTE and see if performance can match its looks.

| Socket LGA 2011 in Motherboards | Posted: Dec 30, 2011 9:30 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Power Draw Tests


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Getting into the power draw area, we can see it lines up with our other X79 boards here in both idle and load. Checking out the overclocked numbers, we see them jump up a bit, but not to anything to crazy.



Core Temperature


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At stock there's nothing too out of the ordinary present with the numbers; load sits a few degrees higher. Overclocked as you'd expect, though, sees a big jump in load; it's nice to see that the idle isn't impacted with it remaining at a cool 22c.

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