AMD Athlon and A10 FM2+ 2016 Roundup

Apr 25, 2016
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Test Rigs and Power Draw

Test benches and Power Draw Tests

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FM2+ test bench

  • Athlon x4 845, Athlon x4 860k, Athlon x4 880k, A10 7860k, A10 7870k, A10 7890k
  • 2x4gb AMD Radeon R9 Gamer Ram DDR3 2133mhz
  • Asus ROG Crossblade Ranger
  • Cooler Master V1200 PSU
  • Seagate 2tb SSHD 

Z87 test bench

  • i3 4130 (HD 4600)
  • 2x4gb AMD Radeon R9 Gamer Ram DDR3 2133mhz
  • Asus ROG z87 Maximus Hero VI
  • Cooler Master V1200 PSU
  • Seagate 2tb SSHD

Z170 test bench

  • i5 6400
  • 2x8gb G.Skill Trident Z DDR4 3200
  • ASRock Z170 Extreme +
  • Cooler Master V1200 PSU
  • Seagate 2tb SSHD

 Power Draw

Testing the power draw of these processors we needed to see the power draw while using just the iGPU and then again with the GTX 960.  We took the idle readings at the desktop with no other applications running.  The load reading was taken during the benchmark for DiRT Rally.

iGPU_PowerDraw

 

dGPU_PowerDraw

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