33 Haswell motherboard group test: 26x Z87, 4x 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 standard boards from ASUS and Gigabyte are still nicely efficient. 

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