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Is there a way or does someone know how much power is a E8400 taking up?

I heard a Q6600 takes about 280 watts at 3.6ghz...

how much is it when a E8400 is OCed to 4g?
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http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu..._11.html#sect0
After reading the above article my guess is that it will be much less than the Q6600!

EDIT: According to this full load is about 210w @3.6Ghz (it is an early review mind you).
http://en.expreview.com/2007/11/30/r...-e8400/?page=4
Edited by yannis7777 - 5/30/08 at 12:33am
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Is there a way or does someone know how much power is a E8400 taking up?

I heard a Q6600 takes about 280 watts at 3.6ghz...

how much is it when a E8400 is OCed to 4g?
According to "eXtreme Power Supply Calculator" the E8400 under load at stock (3,0) draws 65w and OC 4,0 it draws 110w under load and according to Xbitlabs.com at default (3,0) idle ~30w.


http://extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu..._11.html#sect0
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Is there a way or does someone know how much power is a E8400 taking up?

I heard a Q6600 takes about 280 watts at 3.6ghz...

how much is it when a E8400 is OCed to 4g?
Probably around 90-100w.
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