The power consumption of the ASRock DeskMini GTX1080 is very high compared to other SFFPCs, but it's quite low if we compare those numbers to a normal gaming desktop.
The thermal performance is actually pretty good, the unit does heat up quite a bit, but nothing throttles during heavy use. The fans do spin up a lot, and you can adjust the fan curve for the CPU and GPU, and set them to silent. I recommend setting the fan curve for the GPU to silent because at default it's on normal. Overall, excellent thermal performance but the fans spin up all the way.
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- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, and Pricing]
- Page 2 [Packaging and System]
- Page 3 [Teardown of the ASRock DeskMini GTX1080]
- Page 4 [BIOS and Software]
- Page 5 [Benchmarks]
- Page 6 [Temperature and Power Consumption]
- Page 7 [What's Hot, What's Not & Final Thoughts]
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