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How power hungry is 1155 chipset

Last response: in Motherboards
March 2, 2011 12:16:09 PM

i know the i5's run at nice and low wattages, but coupled with their boards, how do they compare in overall power consumption to the phenom x6 systems (with their higher power requirements but low power boards). the i5 systems still consume much less power?
a b V Motherboard
March 2, 2011 2:43:56 PM

They're about on par with eachother. Why do you ask?

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a c 107 V Motherboard
March 2, 2011 3:56:32 PM

Sandy Bridge and its platform is much more efficient, both when using integrated graphics as well as discrete graphics. Charts here
March 3, 2011 2:41:29 AM

Best answer selected by allen200.