Power Consumption Test
At stock, you can see that power draw sits between the middle of our other Z97 offerings. Overclocking brings a slight bump to the minimum, while the average jumps up to a little over 400 watts. Overall, power draw is pretty standard.
Core Temperature Test
When it comes to the temperature side of things, the ASUS Z97-A runs a little warmer out of the box compared to our other Z97 boards.
Looking above, though, you can see our i7-4790K seems to generally just run warmer overall.
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- Page 1 [Introduction and Package]
- Page 2 [Motherboard Details]
- Page 3 [BIOS Images and Information]
- Page 4 [Test System Setup and Overclocking]
- Page 5 [CPU & System Benchmarks]
- Page 6 [USB 2.0, USB 3.0 & SSD Benchmarks]
- Page 7 [Memory & Gaming Benchmarks]
- Page 8 [Temperature & Power Testing]
- Page 9 [Pricing, Availability and Final Thoughts]
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