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Thursday, 18 October 2007 21:48

Biostar TP35D2-A7 reviewed - 10 Power Consumption

Written by Eliot Kucharik

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Review: Value board an overclocker's dream?



Power-Consumption:

While the board suffers in overclocking due the VRM design, it shines on idle-power consumption. This is the first board ever which cracked the 100W barrier and stayed below and beat MSI P35 Platinum by considerable 12W. 3-phases are more efficient in idle, but suffer when overclocking reaches high levels, because it needs more amps, thus the CPU temperature is much higher compared to 4-phase VRMs. When the CPU is idle it does reduce the VCore, but be careful as this may cause instabilities.

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