37 Haswell motherboard group test: 28x Z87, 6x H87 and 3x B85

ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte, Intel and MSI duke it out.


Energy consumption: Idle (avge over 5 minutes)

The idle usage over a five-minute period. The most basic board is the most efficient one, the MSI B85M-P33, but the other MSI boards again don't do well in comparison to the others. The ASRock ITX board again shows good results. The standard boards from ASUS and Gigabyte are still nicely efficient. 

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