For our tests, we used a test rig which includes the BIOSTAR Racing Z370GT6 Motherboard, along with an Intel Core i7-8700K (Coffee Lake) at default clock speed of 3.7GHz (turbo boost 4.5GHz), as well as 8GB of G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4-3200 ram in dual channel mode.
All tests were conducted at turbo clock speeds of 4.5GHz at a resolution of 1920×1080. High or Ultra settings enabled.
|CPU||Intel Core i7-8700K (Coffee Lake) @ 3.7GHz / Turbo @ 4.5GHz|
|Cooling||Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 240 AIO CPU cooler|
|Motherboard||BIOSTAR Racing Z370GT6|
|Ram||2 x 4GB G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4-3200|
|XMP 2.0 profiles||Memory timings : 15-15-15-35 @1.35v|
|SSD/HDD||Patriot Hellfire PCIE M.2 256GB SSD|
|PSU||Thermaltake Toughpower RGB 750W|
|VGA card||Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GDDR5|
|Nvidia Drivers||Latest GeForce Drivers v388.13 – WHQL|
Temperatures for idle looks normal at around 34 degrees Celsius. It’s what I expected as there’s no activity.
With the system at full load, here we see the temperature jump to a high of 92 degrees Celsius. IThat’s extremely high.