Who REALLY Runs Hotter? AMD vs Intel

  • Published: 16 September 2019
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    We have two 8-core CPUs: One at 105W, the other at 95W – But those numbers are completely arbitrary. Let’s test them and see for ourselves which will heat up faster!

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Comments • 4 514

  • RadekG G
    RadekG G  4 hours back


    • Andis Jargans
      Andis Jargans  1 days back

      You could have just measured CPU power consumtion as almost all of the CPU consumed power is converted to heat. Only a tiny fraction is spent elsewhere - like from driving interface lanes and such.

      • James Hughes
        James Hughes  1 days back

        where did dr zoidberg scuttle off too?

        • Mark Vander Meer
          Mark Vander Meer  3 days back

          Method is quite flawed. Use watercooling with chiller or other method to keep stressed temperature the same. Then measure difference in input and output tempetature while measuring water flow.

          • Aaron J. Edelman
            Aaron J. Edelman  3 days back

            I love the editing in this video, the Segway with the chicken noises ("the next day") 😂

            • McH3NKIE
              McH3NKIE  5 days back

              I love those tests and how these guys bring it and yeah happy with my new gen ryzen lol

              • henri veerman
                henri veerman  5 days back

                you should have done a normal watercooled loop with a mass flow measurement and Delta T measurement over the radiator. then you can keep the system running at max output and calculate the heat created by the system.

                • PACMAN 3
                  PACMAN 3  5 days back

                  It this a cooking show.😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

                  • Wesley Mercer
                    Wesley Mercer  5 days back

                    This seems pretty darn sketchy.

                    • Dyl Andrew
                      Dyl Andrew  6 days back

                      3:03 the clapping got me ded hahaha! I don't know why

                      • MISC BITS
                        MISC BITS  7 days back

                        Lots of contortions to avoid using a power meter....

                        However if you want to _accurately_ work out power draw then use the DELTA of the water temperature.

                        4.186joules per gram (cc) per degree C (4186 joules/litre/degree C)

                        Once you know how much water you have and the time it takes to change temperature by X degrees (ie, add Y joules of heat), you can turn that into watts (joules/second) of heat output by the CPU.

                        (oh, and boil the water before chilling it to drive out any disssolved air, that _does_ make a difference to your specific eat)

                        • Unit72101
                          Unit72101  1 weeks back

                          AMD outputs less heat than intel. heh... but Intel's Vcore voltage is 1,5V and AMD's Vcore voltage is 1,35V ... it is reason why AMD outputs less heat... [ W = 1 * V^2/R ]

                          • payam firouzi
                            payam firouzi  1 weeks back

                            It seems as amd cores act like Chinese in workshop less cost faster,while intel acts like Americans in workshop, more cost and slower

                            • batyanko
                              batyanko  1 weeks back

                              For those that wondered if we can just measure power on the +12V CPU rail:

                              • M R Fatah
                                M R Fatah  2 weeks back

                                A Chemical Engineer would have helped a lot to make this research project a more efficient one.

                                • Apocalyptic Gamer
                                  Apocalyptic Gamer  2 weeks back

                                  2:47 some people might not get this, but is this Dream?

                                  • PinnappleTrees
                                    PinnappleTrees  2 weeks back

                                    "measure the Ryzen temperature of our thermal mass"

                                    • John Adan
                                      John Adan  2 weeks back

                                      AMD is different arquiteture not based on amount of transitors 😅 that’s why it doesn’t get to hot faster

                                    • LampDoesVideogame
                                      LampDoesVideogame  2 weeks back

                                      "And you know what YOU should do?"
                                      Yes. *skips 20 seconds*

                                      • Ouroborus Seven
                                        Ouroborus Seven  2 weeks back

                                        Assume that all power draw is converted into heat. Use the wall watt-hour to compare systems.

                                        • ΘΩΜΑΣ ΜΠΑΚΑΛΑΚΟΣ

                                          Yes but in long term, a cpu like AMDs which is boosted all the time will have a shorter time of life. And intel cpu because it is programmed to run in safe tdp and not having the chip boosted , will end up having longer time of life. Υes or No? A simple answer will be appreciated.

                                          • AM D
                                            AM D  2 weeks back

                                            4:27 excellent zoidberg impression

                                            • JPG355
                                              JPG355  2 weeks back

                                              My friend be like : ok..ok..ok

                                              You: U know what i mean !!!

                                              My friend: yes it is just a metal part and heat.

                                              • Ju Manggu
                                                Ju Manggu  2 weeks back

                                                Another branch of science "Technogeek Physics"...lol

                                                • Alik 2062
                                                  Alik 2062  2 weeks back

                                                  1:04 thats y i believe he supposed to be working for hollywood disney Movies.

                                                  • Chris Seese
                                                    Chris Seese  2 weeks back

                                                    What do you do with the CPUs after you test them like this?

                                                    • getridofit3
                                                      getridofit3  3 weeks back

                                                      This video's too damn long to be interesting, dislike

                                                      • Aaron King
                                                        Aaron King  3 weeks back

                                                        CAUSE SCIENCE!

                                                        • Nagy Andras
                                                          Nagy Andras  3 weeks back

                                                          only proper way would be if you would measure the electric power the cpu takes.

                                                          • Star Reviewzid
                                                            Star Reviewzid  3 weeks back

                                                            Star Reviewzid

                                                            • Jun Yang Chin
                                                              Jun Yang Chin  3 weeks back

                                                              MIT wants to know your location!

                                                              • Jim Matheson
                                                                Jim Matheson  3 weeks back

                                                                TDP is thermal design power of the package, not power use.

                                                                • Shim Shom
                                                                  Shim Shom  3 weeks back

                                                                  Too janky, stopped watching, results pointless judging by first half of video shenanigans.

                                                                  • Parallax
                                                                    Parallax  3 weeks back

                                                                    In a very good way.. Anthony just seems to speak as if he already knows what's going to happen in every situation and he's just looking after Linus whilst he plays around with stupid ideas :L

                                                                    • Dimetri Drossos
                                                                      Dimetri Drossos  3 weeks back

                                                                      ok, let me get this straight. AMD has a higher tdp then intel, while running cooler then intel. That should mean that AMD is more powerful then intel (or at least more efficient then intel. what are they doing with the extra 10w?) because it is consuming more power while being cooler meaning it is wasting of that energy by turning it into heat. How can the AMD chip be slower then the intel?

                                                                      • Dimetri Drossos
                                                                        Dimetri Drossos  3 weeks back

                                                                        i wrote this right before they explained why this was XD

                                                                    • Steve Egbert
                                                                      Steve Egbert  3 weeks back

                                                                      I don't see standards coming anytime soon, I mean not being able to make up their own test numbers would make the individual advertising departments heads explode.

                                                                      • Branislav Mihaljev
                                                                        Branislav Mihaljev  3 weeks back

                                                                        Seems like a real science experiment. :)

                                                                        • Seth Blakley
                                                                          Seth Blakley  3 weeks back

                                                                          Linus you need a chiropractor ASAP your neck is jacked.

                                                                          • Matanga
                                                                            Matanga  3 weeks back

                                                                            To avoid false readings of some variables, let's introduce many more variables!

                                                                            • THE REPUBLIC of GAMERS
                                                                              THE REPUBLIC of GAMERS  3 weeks back

                                                                              Amd takes more power and heats more

                                                                              • amjay99
                                                                                amjay99  3 weeks back

                                                                                linus you are not fit for chem lab

                                                                                • PRADIP KUMAR KAR
                                                                                  PRADIP KUMAR KAR  3 weeks back

                                                                                  How to recognize a steel desktop case? I bought a case corsair spec 1 and it always comes with magnet. Tell me plse.

                                                                                  • Drew Drew
                                                                                    Drew Drew  3 weeks back

                                                                                    because the average home user looks for the processors TDP before making a purchase.

                                                                                    • Gordon Hood
                                                                                      Gordon Hood  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Easeus wait wait wait they've been 14 years in data recovery? I'm going out on a limb here without looking it up because I have blind faith in myself lol. Easeus became that name after buying out Partition Magic? Easeus when first launched was freeware unlike Partition Magic software till they became popular after said takeover then started charging a premium. Just saying, maybe I'm just getting old and no one even remembers Partition Magic except me lol carry on.

                                                                                      • Matt Lewandowski
                                                                                        Matt Lewandowski  3 weeks back

                                                                                        my long standing love of amd processors remains justified :)

                                                                                        • Mummified Tony
                                                                                          Mummified Tony  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Fuck yeah Anthony!

                                                                                          • Zachary Lane-Denny
                                                                                            Zachary Lane-Denny  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Lol it's stainless steel too

                                                                                            • Shehab Saad
                                                                                              Shehab Saad  3 weeks back

                                                                                              That was a wink 😂😂