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ASUS Z87-Expert (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

ASUS Z87-Expert (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review

The first Haswell Intel Z87 retail motherboard we look at comes from ASUS in the form of the Z87-Expert. (TPE:2357)

| Socket LGA 1150 in Motherboards | Posted: Jun 10, 2013 3:22 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: ASUS

Power Consumption

 

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Power numbers on the new Z87 platform look good as we saw in our original CPU launch coverage. Power draw jumps a little when overclocked with a slightly bump in idle numbers, while load numbers jump up a little more.

 

 

Core Temperature

 

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Checking out the temperature of our new i7 4770K you can see that at idle we're sitting a little warmer than the i7 3770K at both idle and load. Overclocking sees no change at idle temperature, but you can see there's a decent jump in heat when it comes to load.

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