To verify that the motherboard works as advertised, the board was run through our standard benchmark suite. In most cases, the results are presented for the motherboard under review as well as a...
The following screens detail settings on the Monitor, Boot, Tools, and Exit tabs in the Advanced Mode interface.
The Monitor tab houses real-time display of board monitored temperature, voltage, and fan speed settings as well as configuration...
The following screens detail settings on the EZ Mode interface and Main and Advanced tabs in the Advanced Mode interface.
EZ Mode Interface
The EZ Mode interface presents information organized into sections in an easy-to-read manner for those users who...
ASUS bundled the Prime Z270-A motherboard with the latest revision of their ASUS UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) implementation, a customized version of the AMI UEFI BIOS replacement. The UEFI offers full keyboard and mouse support while...
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EK's Supremacy line of CPU waterblocks are well known for their performance and style. Their latest version in this block line, the Supremacy MX, advances...
ASUS AI Suite 3
ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5 with 5-Way Optimization
TPU (Turbo Processing Unit)
EPU (Energy Processing Unit)
DIGI+ Power Control
Fan XPert 4
AURA RGB Lighting...
CPU Cooler Fit
To test the amount of space surrounding the CPU socket, we mounted the Noctua NH-D15 cooler to the CPU socket. This behemoth CPU air cooler sports a dual fan construction and two huge vertical cooling towers.
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When paired with the stock speed Haswell-E processor, the Alphacool NexXxos Cool Answer 360 D5/UT water cooling kit performs on par with other tested kits. The NexXxos kit's performance begins to suffer under overclocked conditions. The...
Cooler Testing Methodology