EVGA Z77 Stinger review

A mini motherboard with a sting in the tail?

By  from PCFormat Issue 280
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
Z77 Express
Onboard Video
CPU Dependent Video
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
1
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket H2 LGA-1155
Brand Name
EVGA
Form Factor
Mini ITX
Processor Supported
Core i5, Core i7, Core i3
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
16 GB
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
2
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Audio Channels
7.1
Gigabit Ethernet
Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces
4
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
2
eSATA
Yes
HDMI
Yes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
1
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
DisplayPort
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
6
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
4
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
6
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
4
PCI Express Standard
PCI Express 3.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
2
Memory Form Factor
DIMM
Number of eSATA Ports
2
Width
170.2 mm
Depth
170.2 mm
Manufacturer
EVGA Corporation
Product Model
Z77 Stinger
Product Name
Z77 Stinger Desktop Motherboard
Controller Type
Serial ATA/300, Serial ATA/600
Manufacturer Part Number
111-IB-E692-KR
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.evga.com
Marketing Information

They say big things come in small packages. They are right. The EVGA Z77 Stinger has arrived and this board brings enthusiast features, overclocking and performance, to a mITX form factor. Features like native PCI-E 3.0, SATA 6G and USB 3.0 are included here, along with an Intel Gigabit Network controller, Mini DisplayPort, HDMI and more!

EVGA knows that power is critical for a performance board, no compromises were made because of the size. The EVGA Z77 mITX features 7+1 power phases, complete with POSCAP and Solid State capacitors delivering clean, stable power to your CPU for maximum over clocking support.

Don't let the small size fool you, the EVGA Z77 Stinger has plenty of storage options. Native USB 3.0 support delivers super speed performance for next generation storage devices, and native SATA 6G enables maximum performance on the latest solid-state and mechanical storage drives.

Package Contents
  • Z77 Stinger Desktop Motherboard
  • 1 x SATA 3G Data Cable
  • 1 x SATA 6G Data Cable
  • Visual Installation Guide
  • Manual
  • Rear Case I/O Panel
  • EVGA Driver Installation Disc with EVGA E-Left
Limited Warranty
3 Year
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