Legit Processor Reviews
AMD FX-8150 Processor Review - Bulldozer Arrives
|Date:||Tue, Oct 11, 2011 - 11:00 PM|
|Written By:||Nathan Kirsch -|
AMD FX-8150 CPU Temperature Testing
It's tough to do temperature testing since we don't have a thermo chamber, but the least we can do is show you the temperature numbers we saw on the FX-8150 processor as we tested it.
For temperature testing we used the AMD retail boxed CPU cooler and placed the system into the Thermaltake Chaser PC case and let it idle for 30 minutes and then ran it at full load with Prime 95 64-bit.
The ambient air temperature in the room was 70F or 21C. We used Core Temp to monitor the temperatures and as you can see from the image above the low was 6C and the high was 46C. AMD says the maximum safe temperature to run any FX-series processor at is 61C, so the standard air cooler that comes with the retail processors is more than enough to keep it nice and cool.
We'll have an article posted later this week that shows off the new AMD water cooler and will have idle/load temperatures compared with other cooling solutions.
Next Page - AMD FX-8150 CPU Overclocking
Page 1 - AMD Brings Bulldozer To The Yard
Page 2 - AMD Bulldozer CPU Architecture
Page 3 - The AMD FX-8150 Press Kit & Water Cooler
Page 4 - The Test System
Page 5 - AMD Turbo Core Details and Windows Index Score
Page 6 - SiSoftware Sandra 2011 SP5
Page 7 - x264 HD Encoding
Page 8 - CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5
Page 9 - Handbrake
Page 10 - POV-Ray 3.7 RC3
Page 11 - Cinebench R11.5
Page 12 - PCMark 7
Page 13 - 3DMark Vantage
Page 14 - Resident Evil 5
Page 15 - H.A.W.X. 2 Benchmark
Page 16 - S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
Page 17 - Total System Power Consumption
Page 18 - AMD FX-8150 CPU Temperature Testing
Page 19 - AMD FX-8150 CPU Overclocking
Page 20 - Final Thoughts and Conclusions