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Since February we've been looking at new Intel Z77 Express based motherboards and as the weeks have gone on the pile of Z77 based motherboards has grown larger and larger. It's time to finally start digging into the pile and see just what exactly is going on with them.

While we've looked at the GIGABYTE Z77X-UD5H in some detail when we checked out the Intel Core i7 3570k Ivy Bridge processor, it was not the focus of the article, unlike today where the motherboard is the focus and our benchmark line up will focus on our typical motherboard line up verse the CPU benchmark line up.

eek.gif those temps!!
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temps=making winter into summer wheee.gif
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they listed it as a best buy with those temps?


Wow tweak town just lost a lot of respect from me for that...
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and yet those temps are with the H100?!
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those temps... OH GOD, WHAT
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God yeah, such high temps! 98°C sounds close to dangerous to me.
 
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God yeah, such high temps! 98°C sounds close to dangerous to me.

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God yeah, such high temps! 98°C sounds close to dangerous to me.

I dunno about IB, but running pretty much any other chip I've owned at those kinds of temps constantly... yeah, it probably wouldn't be stable within 500MHz-1GHz of the speed it was at after a few days, assuming it functioned at all (I doubt an AMD would)
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Happy i went with a custom loop.
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Oi :/ Those temperatures using an H100 really don't inspire confidence. I think I'll wait out Ivy Bridge on 1155 and hope Intel releases a new stepping that addresses this heat issue :/
    
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