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ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe LGA 1155 ATX Motherboard Review

10/05/2012 - 13:26

Introduction [inline:files/review/2012-07-15/image1.jpg] Courtesy of ASUS It's been a couple months since we've had a chance to evaluate a Z77-based motherboard, so we are taking this opportunity to throw ASUS's P8Z77-V Deluxe on our test...

Power Consumption and Conclusion

08/28/2012 - 19:06

Power Consumption

Overclocking Results

08/28/2012 - 19:05


PCMark Vantage

08/28/2012 - 19:02

Futuremark's benchmark suite, PCMark Vantage, was released in 2010 we published an initial article on the new software that looked at some CPU performance as well as providing overviews for all the individual testing suites it uses and what kind of...

Gaming Tests

08/28/2012 - 18:48

3DMark11 3DMark11 measures your PC’s gaming performance and makes extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders, and multi-threading.    

Synthetic CPU and Memory Tests

08/28/2012 - 18:46

SiSoft Sandra 2012 The latest version of SiSoft Sandra offers up a lot of new features including compatibility updates for Sandy Bridge processors, media transcoding enhancements, Blu-Ray, and expanded GPGPU support. 

Testing Configuration and Benchmarks Used

08/28/2012 - 18:37


BIOS Features

08/28/2012 - 18:34

The ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe uses a UEFI BIOS through the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface, or UEFI standard. The default view users will be greeted with when they enter the UEFI BIOS is ASUS's EZ mode screen. I really like the overall layout of the...

Features, Motherboard Layout, Included Accessories

08/28/2012 - 18:33

Features (from ASUS's website)

Quakecon 2012: Day 3 Coverage

08/06/2012 - 11:53

Introduction [inline:files/review/2012-08-05/IMG_3135.jpg] The final day of Quakecon 2012 featured more expert discussion panels from leaders in the gaming industry about the latest games people at Quakecon were excited about like Dishonored, Halo 4, and...