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.
Improved XMP support
Fixed S1 Resume bug
Fixed bug with disabling onboard audio
Fixed PLL not enabling when under 2133MHz memory clock
Download the correct .zip file below for your motherboard:
151-IB-E699-KR - EVGA Z77 FTW
First go into your BIOS and load defaults, save and exit
Close all open programs.
Go into the folder where you unzipped this package and run the appropriate batch file.
For Windows XP, Vista or 7 32Bit: FPTWIN32.BAT
For Windows XP, Vista or 7 64Bit: FPTWIN64.BAT
If in DOS Mode: FPTDOS.BAT
Press Y in CAPITAL LETTERS to start the flash process
DO NOT TURN OFF POWER OR RESET DURING THE FLASH PROCESS
After the flashing is finished, the system will automatically shut down. Then power on again and go into BIOS, Load Defaults, Save and Exit.
To verify the BIOS flashed properly, go into BIOS and check Overview Tab; BIOS should list as version 1.21 with a release date of 01/29/2013
Based on Intel Z77 chipset
2 x 240-pin DIMM sockets
Maximum of 16GB of DDR3 2133MHz
4 x Serial ATA 300MB/sec (2x Internal + 2x E-SATA) with support for RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 0+1, RAID5, RAID10 and JBOD
2 x Serial ATA 600MB/sec (2 Internal) with support for RAID 0 and RAID1
1 x PCIe x16, 1 x Mini PCIe
Audio connector (Line-in, Line-out, MIC)
8 Channel High Definition (ALC889)
1 x 10/100/1000 (Intel 82574L)
Mini-ITX Form Factor
Length: 6.7in - 170.18mm
Width: 6.7in - 170.18mm
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