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GIGABYTE Z87X-UD3H (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

GIGABYTE Z87X-UD3H (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review
We look at our first GIGABYTE Z87 board and check out just what the new Z87X-UD3H brings to the table. (TPE:2376)
| Socket LGA 1150 in Motherboards | Posted: Jul 9, 2013 9:02 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Power Consumption

 

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Power draw numbers on the GIGABYTE offering are very strong with the idle number being the lowest out of the bunch and no change being seen when overclocked.

 

The load number is also the lowest out of the group here out of the box and even overclocked we see that the number doesn't jump by a huge amount.

 

 

Core Temperature

 

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CPU temperature looks good with this being the lowest load number out of the box. Overclocked we can see the idle temp is almost the same, but load jumps up massively and hits the 100c mark.

 

This isn't the first time we've seen 100c hit on the latest Intel chip and it probably won't be the last.

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