EVGA Z77 FTW Bios 1.21

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Date: February 4, 2013
File Size: 10.5 MB
OS Support: Windows Vista / 7 / 8
Downloads: 186

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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.

What's New:

EVGA Z77 FTW Bios for Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8

Windows Installation:

  • 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

Features:

  • Performance
    • Based on Intel Z77 chipset
  • Memory
    • 2 x 240-pin DIMM sockets
    • Maximum of 16GB of DDR3 2133MHz
  • Storage I/O
    • 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
  • Expansion Slot
    • 1 x PCIe x16, 1 x Mini PCIe
  • Multi I/O
    • Audio connector (Line-in, Line-out, MIC)
  • Integrated Peripherals
    • 8 Channel High Definition (ALC889)
    • 1 x 10/100/1000 (Intel 82574L)
  • Form Factor
    • Mini-ITX Form Factor
    • Length: 6.7in - 170.18mm
    • Width: 6.7in - 170.18mm

Note: Before proceeding with your driver installation we suggest you make sure you are installing the latest version available and for the appropriate model/revision and Operating System. We strongly suggest following 'readme' instructions for installing drivers when available. Often restarting your system will be necessary for the new driver to become active and start functioning properly.

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