• Asus Z87-A
89
Based on 9 scores, 30 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • DigiVRM 8Phase Power.
  • EZ BIOS.
  • PCIE 3.0 x16 Spacing.

Cons:

  • Black and Gold Color Scheme.
  • No Wireless Features.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Expert Reviews on 100

Excellent performance and a wide range of ports and expansion slots make this a great Intel board for Haswell...

By extremespec.net on

ASUS Z87- A is perfectly balanced solution on the basis of which can be assembled as a powerful gaming computer and a high-performance workstation, and no matter you are building a new system or upgrading an existing. ASUS Z87-A utility ASUS AI Suite...

By Ocaholic on 90

the performance of this board isn't bad at all It is somewhere in the center span On another note we had a look at power consumption and in this case we clearly see that we have a board here that hasn't been equipped with an armada of features In the...

By Bit-tech.net on 79

It seems that cutting costs can lead to a small disadvantage when it comes to overclocking Haswell CPUs. That's certainly true with the Z87-A, albeit only by 100MHz, but the MSI Z87-G45 Gaming costs just £5 more and managed to get to 4.7GHz with...

By bjorn3d.com on 91

The Z87 -A board is a excellent accomplishment by the ASUS design team as it is super simple and while it may lack some bells and whistles it puts down some excellent performance at a great price point....

By uk.hardware.info on

On 1 June 2013, Intel introduced the fourth generation of its Core processors , also known as Haswell. That day we published a group test of 33 motherboards, but as the prices weren't known at the time, it wasn't possible to draw accurate conclusions...

By overclockers.com on

The ASUS Z87-A turned out to be an excellent entry-level motherboard for the new Haswell platform. For $139.99 , it's certainly a viable option for those on a budget, but still wanting the overclocking features the Z87-A provides. The new AI Suite III...

By Vortez on

The new ‘golden theme’ which ASUS have brought to Z87 was met with mixed views upon launch back at the beginning of June.After had first-hand experience with the Z87-A, we have to say that seeing it in the flesh, we aren’t too impressed by the...

By Hardware Secrets on

The ASUS Z87-A is a motherboard targeted to the average user who is building a mid-range computer using one of the new “Haswell” CPUs (fourth-generation Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 processors). The highlights of this motherboard include the presence...

By HardOCP on

ASUS is a world leader in the computing industry. It is known for building excellent monitors, laptops, tablets, networking equipment, and more. What ASUS is best known for, above all else, is its motherboards. ASUS has quite a diverse lineup of...

By uk.hardware.info on

Today Intel introduced the fourth generation of its Core processors , also known as Haswell. The desktop processors in the Haswell generation use a different type of processor socket, called Socket 1150. That means if you want to use one of the new...

By Hi Tech Legion on

The Z87-A motherboard from ASUS comes with a gold and black color scheme. It is a mainstream board that has the ASUS 5X protection system for a longer life span. These features include a digital power design, short circuit damage prevention, ESD...

By OCWorkBench on 81

A few weeks ago, we did a preview of the upcoming motherboards that support the 4th generation Intel processors. Today, we will take a look at one of the motherboards – the ASUS Z87-A motherboard. The Z87-A motherboard is a mid range board that...

By AnandTech on

With time quickly approaching the launch of Haswell, leaks on both motherboards and CPU performance are coming out of the woodworks. Similar to our advance Ivy Bridge coverage, here is a current roundup of everything we were allowed to show or is...

International Review By Tweakers on 100

Voor dit moederbord moet je ongeveer €117,- neertellen, alhoewel het momenteel vanwege scherpe aanbiedingen al voor €95,- verkrijgbaar is! ASUS levert hiervoor een zeer prettig moederbord dat, alhoewel het niet puur op overklokken gericht is, zeker de...

International Review By 59Hardware on

La carte mère Asus Z87-A demeure un modèle des plus convaincant car en étant capable d'accueillir un processeur au format 1150, elle permet de profiter d'une machine puissante capable de répondre à bien des usages avancés. En optant pour une esthétique...

International Review By pclab.pl on

Sama podstawka na pierwszy rzut oka w stosunku do LGA1155 zmieniła się nieznacznie: ma pięć pinów mniej, a system blokowania procesora w gnieździe jest identyczny.Nie znając szczegółów, naprawdę można by się zastanawiać, po co w ogóle ta zmiana. Intel...

International Review By fcenter.ru on

Говорят, что обзоры материнских плат начального уровня пользователей не интересуют, а потому статьи про них мало читают. Когда от платы требуется лишь её основная функция — обеспечить основу для работы всех остальных компонентов компьютера, то достаточно...

International Review By Hardware.no on

Skal du ha en ny maskin for hjemmebruk i dag, er sjansen stor for at du ender opp med et system basert på Intels Haswell-prosessor. Er du ute etter god ytelse og hyggelig strømforbruk, vil vi nemlig anbefale deg å se nærmere på Intels populære modeller...

International Review By modlabs.net on

Asus Z87-A поставляется в коробке обычных размеров, а если учесть количество «прокаченных» материнских плат, имеющихся на рынке, то коробку можно смело назвать компактной. На ее лицевой стороне, мы сразу можем увидеть название платы и тип поддерживаемых...