Intel H370 and B360 Motherboard Review Feat. ASUS ROG STRIX H370-F, ASUS ROG STRIX B360-F and AORUS H370 Gaming 3
Intel H370 / B360 Motherboards - Power Consumption Tests
The Coffee Lake architecture is meant to improve overall system power consumption and add to the efficiency. In the case of the 8th Gen CPUs, we are looking at refined 14nm++ process which allows Intel to gain improved clock speeds and increase the number of cores with in the same power envelope.
With the frequency bump, the new chips do end up with higher power consumption both in idle and load states. Following are the results on the different motherboards at stock clocks: