Asus P8Z68V Pro review

Intel's newest chipset gets the Asus treatment

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Tech Specs

Product TypeDesktop Motherboard
Chipset ManufacturerIntel
Chipset ModelZ68 Express
Multi GPU SupportedCrossFireX, SLI
Onboard VideoCPU Dependent Video
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots2
Memory TechnologyDDR3 SDRAM
Processor SocketSocket H2 LGA-1155
Brand NameAsus
Form FactorATX
Processor SupportedCore i3, Core i5, Core i7, Pentium Dual-core
Total Processor Supported1
Maximum Memory32 GB
Green CompliantYes
64-bit ProcessingYes
Number of Memory Slots4
Number of PCI Slots2
Audio Channels7.1
BluetoothYes
Gigabit EthernetYes
Number of SATA Interfaces8
RAID SupportedYes
Number of Total Expansion Slots7
eSATAYes
HDMIYes
DVIYes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports1
Network (RJ-45)Yes
Total Number of USB Ports6
Number of USB 3.0 Ports2
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports8
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports6
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports2
PCI Express StandardPCI Express 2.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots5
Memory Form FactorDIMM
Number of eSATA Ports1
Processor TechnologyTurbo Boost Technology 2.0, Hyper-Threading Technology, Enhanced SpeedStep Technology
Width304.8 mm
Depth243.8 mm
ManufacturerASUS Computer International
Product ModelP8Z68-V PRO
Product NameP8Z68-V PRO Desktop Motherboard
Controller TypeSerial ATA/300, Serial ATA/600
Manufacturer Part NumberP8Z68-V PRO
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://uk.asus.com
Marketing Information

This motherboard supports the latest Intel second generation Core i7/Core i5/Core i3 processors in the LGA1155 package, with memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support 2-channel (4 DIMM) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 2.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance. Intel second generation Core i7/Core i5/Core i3 processors are among the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.

Package Contents
  • P8Z68-V PRO Desktop Motherboard
  • User's Manual
  • ASUS Q-Shield
  • 2 x SATA 3Gb/s Cables
  • 2 x SATA 6Gb/s Cables
  • 1 x SLI Bridge
  • 1 x Q-connectors (2 in 1)
  • 1 x ASUS USB 3.0 Bracket
Limited Warranty3 Year