AZZA Toledo 301 ReviewCompxpert , Speedway - May 20, 2011
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Testing is as always a simple procedure. Tests consist of both idle and load testing. For idle testing I simply leave the computer on and have it idle for an entire hour, after which I record the temperatures using either HwMonitor or RealTemp. Much the same applies for load testing. I apply load to the individual components which consist of the HDD, GPU, CPU, and Chipset. Load is applied using HD Tune, Folding@Home GPU, and Prime 95 respectively. After running for an hour the temperatures are recorded. As always, lowest is best.
- Processor: Intel Core i7 920 @ 2.67GHz
- CPU Heatsink: ThermalRight Ultra Extreme 120mm Black Ed. - 2x Scythe Kaze Jyuni 120mm @ 110CFM.
- Motherboard: DFI Lanparty UT X58-T3eH8
- Memory: Mushkin Ridgeback 998827 PC3 12800 3x2GB
- Graphics Card: XFX HD5870 1GB
- Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W
- Hard Drive: 1 x Seagate 500GB SATA 7200.12
- OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
- Ambient Temperature: 22 °C
- Lian-Li PC60-FWB customized
- ThermalTake Level 10 GT
- InWin Buc
- Cubitek Magic Cube 8HDD
- CoolerMaster Centurion 5 II
The Toledo 301 seems to be a bit all over the place here, losing out to the competition completely in two of the tests. It however did pull ahead in the GPU idle test and it managed to hold out on all the rest of the tests.