Today we’re looking at ASUS’ P8Z77-V PRO. Ranking 2nd in ASUS’s mainstream line of motherboards, ranking slightly above the P8Z77-V, and below the P8Z77-V DELUXE. Offering a 12-Phase all-digital power delivery design, 100% Japanese Capacitors, and support for SLI and CrossFire, it boasts all the required features required for a mainstream gamer or overclocker. So what do you say we put it through its paces and see where it ranks, yes?
I think one of the main thing that Zotac is known for is their small form factor PC’s and extremely small motherboards. It always amazes me how much they can fit on a tiny ITX motherboard. Today we are checking out one of their newest ITX motherboards, the Z77-ITX WiFi. Besides being so small this board also features support for memory up to 2133MHz, USB 3.0 support, SATA 6GB/s support, dual Ethernet and of course WiFi. Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
The Extreme6 is ASRock’s mid-high end performance board, coming in the top 5 of the 12 boards ASRock offers to the consumer market for this platform. With an ATX form factor, it is extremely attractive with gold and silver accents. Claiming to feature everything an overclocker, gamer, or enthusiast would require including SLI and CrossFire support, Digital Power Phases, and support for heavily overclocked RAM. Backing this up is ASRock’s XFast 555 Software suite, which also claims to boost your USB transfer speed and reduce your gaming ping with a single click of your mouse. Is the ASRock Z77 Extreme6 one of the candidates for your latest upgrade? Read on to find out if it’ll be money well spent.
When it comes to custom system builders one of the biggest names in the business is CyberPower PC. They have systems specifically made for gaming, business, video editing and even students. Today we are checking out one of their latest gaming systems the Zeus Thunder 2500 SE. This system is based off Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge Z77 platform and features an Intel Core i7-3770K processor, GeForce GTX 680 graphics card, 16GB of memory and much more! Did I mention they put all of this hardware in my favorite case so far this year, the NZXT Switch 810? Read on as we take this gaming system for a ride!
We have another custom gaming system in to review! Before we actually get to the review (which you should see in about a week or so) we wanted to give you a complete unboxing and overview of the system. This system is from CyberPower and is their Zeus Thunder 2500 SE Gaming System. This system features a brand new Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge processor, EVGA GTX 680 graphics card, 16GB of DDR3 and more! Did I mention all of this is inside of the NZXT Switch 810 Case? Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
We have been hearing a lot about Intel’s 3rd generation Core processors and the Z77 chipset. The Z77 chipset is made to be an upgrade from the current Z68 chipset. Using many of the same technologies as the Z68 chipset the Z77 also adds support for the Virtu Universal MVP, native USB 3.0 support, Smart Connect and Rapid Start. Today we are taking a look at our first motherboard based on the Intel Z77 chipset the Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H. This motherboard is one of the twelve Z77 motherboards Gigabyte has announced. It is set to be their mainstream Z77 offering so let’s just right in and take a look.
We were really excited to get up into MSI’s suite at CES to check out their flagship X79 board the Big Bang XPower II. It features a 22-phase hybrid power design, two 8 pin CPU power connectors, and seven PCI-E lanes for up to 4-way Crossfire or SLI. We were also shown MSI’s upcoming Intel 7 Series motherboards and a very cool external enclosure for graphics cards. Read on to check it all out!
I’m sure most of you know ECS mainly for motherboards, but they had some other stuff to show us this year at CES. To start off they showed us their G11 All-In-One DIY barebones system. The system is based on a platform developed by Intel in conjunction with ECS. The other interesting product was the Wi-Bridge which allows you to stream media content to any display using WiFi. We didn’t leave out the motherboards ECS was showing either, read on to check it all out!