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Intel Has a CPU Power Problem Yet Again

Ep. 31

Episode 31: After testing the new Intel Baseline Power Profile on Asus and Gigabyte motherboards, we've come to the conclusion that once again, Intel has a power spec problem. Also, some hot takes on the EKWB situation following Gamers Nexus second video.


CHAPTERS

00:00 - Intro

02:14 - Further Thoughts on EKWB Situation

20:02 - Intel's Power Spec Problem

27:38 - Partners Can't Just Do Whatever They Want

34:05 - Differences to AMD 7800X3D CPUs Blowing Up

46:35 - What Actually Is the Intel CPU Power Spec

55:11 - Our Theory Why CPUs are Crashing

1:07:01 - Multiple Power Configs Are Fine, Misleading Consumers Isn't

1:20:25 - Why Do Some People Take the Side of Companies?

1:33:37 - Updates From Our Boring Lives


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