ASRock X570 Steel Legend AM4 Motherboard Review - X570 Steel Legend
ASRock X570 Steel Legend AM4 Motherboard Review

ASRock X570 Steel Legend AM4 Motherboard Review

In this test we’ll measure how much manufacturer-set BIOS settings affect temperature and power draw. As we’re dealing with pre-launch samples, more mature BIOS may change these over time.

Temperature

 

ASRock X570 Steel Legend AM4 Motherboard Review - X570 Steel Legend


Power Draw

ASRock X570 Steel Legend AM4 Motherboard Review - X570 Steel Legend

We really don’t put too much stock on individual component temperatures as they will vary depending on usage and we do not benchmark using extreme loads anymore as they’re not reflective of real world applications. To stress the CPU, we use a 20-minute run of AIDA64 stress test. We recorded the peak CPU temps and cross-match HWINFO and AIDA64 readings. For power readings, we measure the peak system draw.

Thermal Images