EVGA Z77 FTW review

That's right, for the win - and in Z77 trim. That's how EVGA rolls

By  from PCFormat Issue 278
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
Z77 Express
Multi GPU Supported
SLI, CrossFireX
Onboard Video
CPU Dependent Video
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
5
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket H2 LGA-1155
Brand Name
EVGA
Form Factor
Extended ATX
Processor Supported
Core i5, Core i7, Core i3
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
32 GB
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
4
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Audio Channels
7.1
Gigabit Ethernet
Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces
8
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
6
eSATA
Yes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
2
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
DisplayPort
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
10
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
4
PS/2 Port
Yes
Number of PS/2 Ports
1
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
6
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
4
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
PCI Express Standard
PCI Express 3.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
6
Memory Form Factor
DIMM
Number of eSATA Ports
2
Width
304.8 mm
Depth
263.5 mm
Manufacturer
EVGA Corporation
Product Model
Z77 FTW
Product Name
Z77 FTW Desktop Motherboard
Controller Type
Serial ATA/300, Serial ATA/600
Manufacturer Part Number
151-IB-E699-KR
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.evga.com
Marketing Information

The EVGA Z77 FTW is finally here. Featuring 100% native USB 3.0 and SATA 6G, 4-Way SLI on PCI-E 3.0, dual Gigabit NIC's and a Mini DisplayPort connector are all included on the board.

EVGA knows that power is critical for a performance board. No compromises were made here. The board also offers dual 8 pin CPU power connectors for maximum stability and extreme overclocking. After that a 7+1 Phase PWM, POSCAP Capacitors and a CPU socket with 300% increase in gold content deliver clean, stable power to your CPU.

For storage, the VGA Z77 FTW has you covered. Native USB 3.0 support delivers superspeed performance for next generation storage devices, and native SATA 6G enables maximum performance on the latest SolidState and Mechanical storage drives.

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