My Core i7-3770 rig idles at 35W

Started Dec 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
CSMR Contributing Member • Posts: 610
His Core i5-3570K rig idles at 5.9W

If you are interested in low power, high performance systems, check this out:

5.9W idle for a quad-core Ivy Bridge desktop system.

For the average person (i.e. non-engineer), 15-17W would have been more realistic for a similar system with a hard drive plus SSD.

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