New HTPC: A6-3500, Wesena ITX7 build - Printable Version
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- Balinus - 2011-11-30 16:27
Updated the 1st post. Wanted to thank forum members as I got most of my informations here! So, thanks to everyone that helped me! I'm really happy now and my wife is much impressed.
- Balinus - 2011-11-30 18:15
Not sure how good this measure is, but with CPUID, it says that the power consumption while reading a ripped 1080p from Planet Earth is a steady ~27W, with some peaks around 35W.
- eskro - 2011-11-30 20:00
Definitely, an SSD would definitely make your XBMC fanarts load wayy faster!!
the APU takes care of the UI speed while the
SSD takes care of the Fanart loading!!
- Balinus - 2011-11-30 20:02
eskro Wrote:Definitely, an SSD would definitely make your XBMC fanarts load wayy faster!!
yeah, I know! Though, no money left for now! And it's quick enough anyway.
- eskro - 2011-11-30 20:10
just wait for a deal on the patriot Torqx2!
often $45 after MIR!! even for us Canucks!
- eskro - 2011-12-01 08:09
oh yeah, quick one Balinus, think u can give us TEMP readings after playing a 1080P flick?
how hot does the APU get?
- Beer40oz - 2011-12-01 08:09
Can you please tell me how hot the APU gets when you are watching a whole movie? (with dxva2 enabled - I guess this is all you use right?)
LOL.... eskro posted too...
- eskro - 2011-12-01 08:10
Beer40oz Wrote:Can you please tell me how hot the APU gets when you are watching a whole movie? (with dxva2 enabled - I guess this is all you use right?)
i just asked him that
- Beer40oz - 2011-12-01 08:11
eskro Wrote:i just asked him that
We where thinking the same thing on the same time! sacary
- eskro - 2011-12-01 08:13
i know, isnt it crazy O.O
- Balinus - 2011-12-01 16:24
Quite cool actually. After 1 hour of Planet Earth at 1080P, I get 44C. CPU fan at 1200RPM and case fan at 1300RPM. Got 28W of power consumption.
Just ran prime95+Furmark for 30min and got 71C, probably still rising. 85W power consumption.
Power measure come from CPUID "Hardware monitor", so I guess it's DC current power consumption.
- voip-ninja - 2011-12-01 17:00
It's worth noting that because the Wesena chassis is made out of solid aluminum it will act as a giant heat sink, which, while no substitute for active cooling, does help.
- bluray - 2011-12-01 17:53
voip-ninja Wrote:It's worth noting that because the Wesena chassis is made out of solid aluminum it will act as a giant heat sink, which, while no substitute for active cooling, does help.It is oven affect instead. The heat from the component (CPU, GPU, etc) is transfer/dissipate to the component heat sinks. The heat you feel on the case is from the hot air that is trapped inside the case!
- Balinus - 2011-12-01 20:12
Finally, after 75min of Baraka in 1080p, I get 39C!
- Beer40oz - 2011-12-01 20:20
Balinus Wrote:Finally, after 75min of Baraka in 1080p, I get 39C!
Very nice..... very....