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Supermicro C7Z87-OCE (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review - Temperature and Power

Supermicro C7Z87-OCE (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review
With a strong name in the server environment, we see how Supermicro goes with its new consumer orientated Z87 motherboard, the C7Z87-OCE. (NASDAQ:SMCI)
By: | Socket LGA 1150 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 1, 2013 2:03 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Supermicro

Power Consumption




Power numbers are great, with the idle numbers beating out all the other boards at not only stock speeds, but also overclocked speeds.


Load numbers at stock line up with the ASRock ITX and GIGABYTE board, while overclocking, as always, sees a little bump.



Core Temperature




Temperature numbers at stock are also very good coming in lower than the other Z87 offerings at both stock and overclocked speeds.


At stock the load number is also lower than the other boards, while overclocking, as always, sky rockets that number. Looking above, though, you can see we're still under the 90c threshold, which means the CPU will not throttle back its clock speed.

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