Review: ASUS P8Z77-V LGA1155 Motherboard
Posted on: 2012-05-07 16:01:43
Written by George Cella @ HiTech Legion
The ASUS P8Z77-V sits dead in the middle of the new V series, sporting top quality components across the board and a plethora of truly useful features. While the ASUS P8Z77-V boasts many enthusiast class qualities, such as DDR3-2600 capabilities with T-Topology, tri-SLI/Crossfire and quad GPU capable PCIe 3.0, LucidLogix VirtuMVP, Smart DIGI+ VRM with dual processors and Intel and Asmedia SATA III and USB 3.0 controllers. It also offers great usability and features for other segments. Built in Wi-Fi b/g/n with access point capabilities and ASUSí new Wi-Fi GO! with DLNA server capabilities and remote device capabilities make the P8Z77-V a natural fit for entertainment. To add to this, 7.1 audio with optical out features DTS enhancements, and HDMI/Display Port/VGA/DVI outputs make the P8Z77-V a multimedia powerhouse. To make transferring your media files easier, ASUSí USB 3.0 Boost with UASP capabilities increase transfer rates up to 170%, while USB Charger+ will keep smart devices charged at 3x charge rate. Business and SOHO users will surely appreciate the inclusion of COM and TPM headers, as well as 6 USB 3.0 and 10 USB 2.0 ports. Tuners and tweakers will appreciate the security of USB BIOS Flashback, while all will appreciate the cooling and silence flexibility of ASUSí new Fan Expert 2. The ASUS P8Z77-V has the features to fit well in almost any environment and do it well, from hardcore gamer to energy conscious office user.
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