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ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe (Intel Z77) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

We look at our first Intel Z77 Express based motherboard post Ivy Bridge launch. Let's check out the ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe.

| Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: Apr 24, 2012 12:45 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: ASUS

Power Consumption

 

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Power draw is one of the biggest benefits on the new Ivy Bridge platform and we can see it sits below most of our other settings, albeit a little higher than the ASRock Z77 Extreme6.

 

When overclocked we of course see a jump in power draw, but the numbers continue to still look very strong.

 

 

Core Temperature

 

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While idle temps on the ASUS board are looking better we can see that load is up, overclocked those numbers climb even higher, but we're not seeing the 90c+ temps that we've seen on some of the other boards that we've tested.

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