jacobvandy wrote on Jan 21, 2021, 15:08:
65W TDP, but draws 200W+ at full load, wut? Even higher than the 125W TDP variant, huh?
I wonder how many lawyers were involved to create the * and subsequent small print to weasel Intel some protection from the blatant false advertising.
But the consequences are real. I have seen numerous posts in other forums with users running into poor or inconsistent performance from their new system builds, having selected Intel because of AMD stock shortages. There are lot of novice builders during these COVID times that think nothing of the PSU, much less the misleading claims from Intel on power usage, and purchase a generic 650W PSU to pair with their i7 or i9 and 3080 or 6800.