Thermal Image Testing on AMD X370 Motherboards by ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI


AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Test Platform

AMD Ryzen Test System

The AMD AM4 platform that we used to test the Ryzen 7 1700 was run on the following boards and UEFI versions:

  • MSI X370 Xpower Gaming Titanium with UEFI 1.26
  • GIGABYTE GA-AX370-Gaming 5 with UEFI F5d
  • ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero with UEFI 1001

You can see the HWiNFO64 details for each platform below:

The processor was run at stock settings. The Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 memory kit were run at 14-14-14-28 memory timings at 2666MHz at 1.35V. We used an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 8GB Founders Edition with GeForce 378.78 WHQL drivers. We also used the Corsair AX860i digital power supply, Corsair Hydro Series H110i water cooler and Corsair Force MP500 480GB PCIe SSD on the system.

AMD AM4 Test Platform



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AMD Ryzen 7 1700


MSI X370 XPower Titanium Click Here


16GB Vengeance 3000MHz DDR4 Click Here

Video Card

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FE Click Here

Hard Drive

Corsair MP500 480GB Click Here


Corsair H110i Click Here


Corsair K70 RGB Click Here


Corsair M65 Pro Click Here

Power Supply

Corsair AX860i Click Here


ASUS PB287Q 4K Click Here

Operating System

Windows 10 64-Bit Click Here

It should also be noted that we used the built-in stability & stress test in AIDA64 Engineer Build 4103 for our load testing and ran it for a period of 10 minutes on each board and then snapped the thermal images.