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ASUS M5A99X EVO (AMD 990X) Motherboard Review (Page 11)

Shawn Baker | Jun 21, 2011 at 8:18 pm CDT - 0 mins, 36 secs time to read this page
Rating: 91%Manufacturer: ASUS

Core Temperature

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Looking at core temp, there's no real surprise. At stock idle was nice and low and load lined up with our other boards for the most part. Overclocked we see idle jump a bit and load take a slightly larger jump as more volts run through the CPU and motherboard.

Power Draw Tests

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Like our temperature test, power draw also doesn't hold any surprises. We can see at stock it lines up with the other boards fairly similarly. If anything, it's a little lower. Overclocked, though, we see a bit of a jump in idle and load which like above comes as no surprise since we're throwing extra voltage through the CPU and motherboard.

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