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ASUS EPU 6 vs. MSI DrMOS vs. GIGABYTE DES Advanced (Page 7)

By: Cameron Johnson from Sep 7, 2008 @ 23:00 CDT
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Maximum FSB Overclock - Power and Heat

Now we move into the FSB overclocking stages. These tests were done with the highest obtained FSB each board was able to achieve with their respective power management disabled and enabled.

Maximum FSB - Power Consumption

ASUS EPU vs. MSI DrMOS vs. GIGABYTE DES

Power wise, we see ASUS again just in front when the power management is enabled. Despite GIGABYTEs higher clock speed the extra power required to get it stable isn't that that much more.

Maximum FSB - Temperatures

ASUS EPU vs. MSI DrMOS vs. GIGABYTE DES

Again, on the temperature side of things MSIs new DrMOS Driver Mosfets manage to reduce heat quite a bit here.

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