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Asus Z97-Pro


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When Haswell replaced Ivy Bridge last year it came accompanied by Intel's 8-series chipset. Codenamed 'Lynx Point', the Z87 flagship offered broader SATA 6Gb/s support, more USB 3.0 ports, and did so while consuming almost 40% less power.It had been...

By Ocaholic on 80

we would love to see ASUS improve the performance of this board On another note we had a look at power consumption and in this case we clearly see that we have a board here that has been equipped with quite a few additional chips and therefore power...

By AnandTech on 90

Even at $200 the system punches above its weight, and the lack of issues across my testing with almost a dozen CPUs for other reviews can only ever be a positive. Users investing into the Z97 ecosystem should consider the Z97-Pro or the Z97-Pro WiFi AC as worthwhile motherboards in their builds.

By Expert Reviews on 100

A great Z97 board with plenty of connection ports and tweaking...

By Ocaholic on 90

the decision to cut these features from the list is understandable, since a board that's not being used for overclocking doesn't really need these buttons When it comes to expansion slots, there are three fullsize slots, where the first one is a PCI...

By SilentPC Review on

From a feature perspective, the ASUS Z97-PRO's primary focus seems to be storage. M.2 and SATA Express provides some future-proofing and an extra ASMedia controller supplements the standard SATA ports offered natively by the chipset. There are a total of...

By Legit Reviews on

Today we are going to take a look at a handful of different motherboards from four different manufacturers. Each of the four motherboards is based on the Intel Z97 chipset with some of the latest and greatest bells and whistles. The first motherboard up...

By Ocaholic on

With the ASUS Z97-Pro Wi-Fi ac, ASUS have yet another interesting motherboard in it's portfolio, which is based on Intels latest Z97 chipset. We find for instance SATA Express as well as M.2 and there is even a beefed-up audio solution. Other than that...

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Yesterday Intel introduced its new processors which are a refresh of the current Haswell chips. Along with these new processors two new motherboard chipsets are being introduced, the H97 and the Z97. For many of the motherboard manufacturers this is...

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The ASUS Z97-Pro [Wi-Fi AC] Intel Z97 motherboard has a lot going for it, it brings a handful of features with it that weren't available on the Z87 predecessors. When comparing the performance of the ASUS Z97-Pro [Wi-Fi ac] to the GIGABYTE Z87X-UD5H like...

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ASUS has overhauled their already great UEFI BIOS for the new Intel 9 series motherboard. Above we can see the EZ mode that allows us to tweak the majority of settings that most users will need access to. The EZ mode lets us change the boot order, fan...

International Review By on 85

ASUS Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac) har været en fedt kort at arbejde med, og jeg vil nu forsøge at samle alle mine tanker omkring i det i denne samlede konklusion. I stedet for at skrive en længere introduktion vil jeg skynde mig at gå i gang. Indpakningen er...

International Review By Hardware-Test on 83

Z97 har været ude i lidt tid nu, men det betyder ikke, at ASUS stopper med at sende os bundkort. Denne gang er det blevet til deres PRO udgave, som ASUS selv skriver i deres pressemeddelelse er i ASUS-branded serien.På kassen ser vi bundkortets navn;...

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Tercatat ada 3 buah seri motherboard ASUS dengan penamaan Z97-Pro. Kebetulan motherboard ASUS yang hadir ini adalah Z97-Pro tanpa embel-embel Gamer maupun WiFi. Jadi mudah ditebak bahwa seri ini memang seri paling ekonomis dibandingkan...