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poor_poor
12-17-2012, 08:49 PM
ASUS is one of world’s largest motherboard manufacturer since 1990. ASUS P8Z77-V board is a mainstream board, is based on Intel’s Z77 Express Chipset and P8Z77-V also features ASUS’ DIGI+ VRM design which use digital VRM solution which supports Intel’s VRD 12.5 specifications.

Asus P8Z77-V feature SLI, Quad-SLI, and CrossFireX support and built-in Intel Ethernet Gigabit Lan, also included along with support for 8 SATA devices with added ASM1061 controller from ASMedia, built in WiFi capabilities.

http://www.mediafire.com/conv/fc3567d325a0da747e63d601840b2d8ec9594aea9837a33a06 db3d5459381b276g.jpg

Specification:
Support for Intel Core™ Celeron/i3/i5/i7 processors [LGA1155]
Intel® Z77 Express Chipset
Memory:
4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM supporting up to 32 GB of system memory
Audio:
Realtek ALC892 High Definition Audio codec 7.1-channel
Network:
Intel Ethernet Gigabit
Athero AR5B125 Wireless
Expansion Slots
1x PCI Express 3.0 x16
1x PCI Express 3.0 x 8
1x PCI Express 3.0 x 4
2x PCI Express 2.0 x1
2x PCI
Storage Interface:
4 x SATA 6Gb/s
4 x SATA 3Gb/s
Form Factor: ATX

Testing Spec:
Intel i7 3770K [Corsair H60]
G.Skill F3-2133C9D-8GAB [4gbx2]
Hynix SSD 128Gb Sata 3
FSP HEXA HE-500w
Windows 7 64bits Ultimate [installed all update]
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Front Box:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/e791d8604317c7b3880eaeb67e4d10847d38d4934598faa19e fcaf283d1fefbb6g.jpg

Back Box view:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/d395c13d9d8abf1c0c474b15612d83d9b929d6bb9aa042f86e d20620ba81ff4a6g.jpg

Feature:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/8ce7be9d2c530180ae215ba57b942eec921aec4ee5c7ed05f3 1bd04f1244f76d6g.jpg

P8Z77-V Accessory package:
1x I/O Back Plate
1x Wireless antenna
1x MB/ Wifi Driver Disc
3x Manual Book
5x Sata3 Cable
1x CrossFire bridge
1x Wireless Module
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/bbf9f4c53aab3fc7f006c1aec08d5544e91407512b9a915640 0df7bb93d3cd606g.jpg

White I/O Plate
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/8224ab7b53a4d3908b017bd65c76545fd8c115806fd724046b 56b3e0e9e9d89d6g.jpg

Asus WiFi-GO adapter:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/a410212097662552b98bc3cd40c9363f9ede74e8e3fb13f7a2 56627a981330d36g.jpg

Asus WiFi-GO adapter: Side view
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/2a7efa3a4688e73a6b42b5ddf3138bf367dd1bffd6e2fae8f7 dd03436aa864ee6g.jpg

Asus WiFi-GO adapter: Back view
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/fe908ad3cc87128d137e980ad8160cf11dd570d49ca1757c2c 7cd7f769c482756g.jpg

Asus WiFi-GO adapter used Athero AR5B125 Chip [1R-1T]
Remove metal cover
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/0e0b8b6e00f1c0c15054eb11e1eb45ccab7485a4e1b08fc058 411a24e2e7e1626g.jpg

Overview:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/0891f2b5718211ca794b5b6c4b25609a956b387ed530f3eac0 162c01875672696g.jpg

I/O:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/a8010ff3000e0c7a08c6fda270b69db3489d6fe64b213c9f97 3ea72da2d45ac06g.jpg

Left:
1x P/S2 For Mouse or Keyboard
2x Asmedia USB 3.0
2x Intel USB 2.0
1X Asus WiFi-GO slot
1x S/PDIF Out
1x HDMI 1.4
1x DisplayPort
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/094c9fd137d41c0ea7cb5f5ed891be502c7b588773ac6e56d9 52f21b5ed73edd6g.jpg

Right:
1x D-Sub
1x DVI
1x Intel Gigabit Lan
2x Intel USB 3.0
1x 7.1-channel Audio
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/69483db5419d09c01c6cb614842f84035b61b46978f2860b35 616469ba3d98ac6g.jpg

VRM area:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/b4cbdbe1a9872b7280c2bf30dbb4461e7c778b2cb05bc6fbb3 3e0d44e5428d7e6g.jpg

Asus P8Z77-V used Full Japanese FPCAP Solid Capacitors
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/93ae0e66fe8072113a16e980af8e3734a1d7522c3f96af0ef6 7f6c6162b888676g.jpg

P8Z77-V used Industry leading 8 Digital phase [2 for VTT] and 4 phase for iGPU
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/a622cc353a19c699a87f01a3e27d919cc33ef6efb0c3dfccce 3378424dde7a136g.jpg

P8Z77-V used MOSFET:
High side NXP 7030AL
Low side NXP 5030AL
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/0d7f93da3e8f8eab4a304ed91436adb05409a7dc7a5a8d6d81 71b21b65f4146e6g.jpg

Asus added a huge PCH Heat-sink to cool down Z77 PCH chip
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/f33105d94e237eb61e488b33c5052354f95c8594b0116fa0a4 6334a0f2865be06g.jpg

Intel Z77 Express Chipset PCH
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/7d714565cb5a140ebc5ff62554c73c033c2388dd336be04520 56b6bad454286e6g.jpg

Left to right:
Light Blue 4 Sata port: Intel Sata2 3g/s Connector
White 2 Sata port: Intel Sata3 6g/s Connector
Blue 2 Sata port: Asmedia Sata3 6/s Connector
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/701b8058977a66430b7d12c6934995bd21c3a7b6fc104d7665 7c104ddf9cc9ff6g.jpg

Asmedia ASM1061 controller: Add extra 2 Sata3 on Asus P8Z77-V also supporting raid 1 and 0
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/7fd47c7a1ecf2971c56042c464b8411d184026f0d9423bdd2f 3d7ea5c2afdb806g.jpg

Overview: 4 Slot DDR3 1.5v
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/aef1c39aa072f5c8633e2b106f56cc20de6a92b5170e8ca592 394b4d4f9175926g.jpg

MemOK! quickly ensures memory boot compatibility, MemOK! determines failsafe settings and dramatically improves your system boot success.
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/55b278806247e118c65a6a19df32d4270ae35f6b700a375c53 112369faf119b96g.jpg
Let see how Asus Memok! work!
ASUS MemOK! - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9azllBzU5PU)

Asus Bios FlashBack:
Just plug in a USB flash drive containing the BIOS file, and press the BIOS Flashback button for 3 seconds with the power supply connected. The UEFI BIOS will then automatically update without requiring further interaction. [Must be Fat32 format]
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/c04530b3e8da186a33184d9b7c5a3d5eccd8ffea15c5935f4b b072726e3cf38c6g.jpg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XI-zGV8SLho

Two Asmedia ASM1442 chip, output high speed TMDS level shift ICs for HDMI/Display port and D-Sub/Dvi output
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/0c82ac12eedf860463df1193d7d99f7f7c130b010c88c9ccdf 0f7e86b2208eb66g.jpg

Asmedia ASM1042 USB 3.0 Controller: Support 2 USB3.0 port at I/O port
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/d814a194880f43670f788f8f7fcbdde89220207956cc5e7cbd 0a54b1c470847d6g.jpg

Asmedia ASM1083 Controller: High Speed I/O PCI Express-to-PCI forward bridge
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/aa55f682570348f514a4e8a9f09092ae95181fc12896f18e9a c5e7f50c13b4646g.jpg

Intel 2579V Gigabit Controller
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/e43ae8dd18f053934c089964e44f73e57ceb21d0f59eef5848 4391271308a5076g.jpg

Realtek ALC892 High Definition Audio codec, output 7.1-Channel Surround Sound
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/3f0c1ac817935252966823877aff9df616c2b5302a25623a33 7bfa234ac506e46g.jpg

Asus P8Z77-V board used single Bios chip: Winbond 25064FVA1G-UEFI ROM 64MB
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/ca5c15e9dc2fa5aa63b2d916206b7cae3a58853c62c69e221b e7d7c10fe56b016g.jpg

Nuvoton NCT6779D is a Super I/O Controller: Used for keyboard controller with PS/2 mouse, wake-up functions/HW Monitor functions and fan-speed control.
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/effdbfe0fb454d868c93f657088e039b801293f5760b8f4954 4a29d10353c4096g.jpg

ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU): TPU help you Auto-overclock your processor speed up to 37% faster
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/a31aef7c01bdf4b2e608bd862e9f460f294996d64b9dc8cdae a0d0612adc70aa6g.jpg

ASUS VRM Digi+ EPU: Dual Intelligent Processors 3 - SMART DIGI+ fully digital, 8+4 Phase power
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/531e07f56fa8ebf5aa177557cd0c1ec4069687ed94485c5fc7 e45bc5bed4542d6g.jpg

TPU&EPU Switcher
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/734d76a4a631507b4f9af7ec5b2fbef0040e759a091e31614c a494aca1bc6f9b6g.jpg

PCB back
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/6d53fdb6332a2de7fd1e5bfd36b385663347f1a5cb121a0889 ad8eb36b6ce23b6g.jpg

poor_poor
12-17-2012, 08:51 PM
Bios Interface:

Basic Mode
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/42b2ca262f44431af64abe18c638977a3fd74333783a33409f 83a7167ea7c8846g.jpg

Advanced Mode
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/8a41bb258f485c1f5fbd3891d116196477f4793b48019e1f3d b2ad62c6c6b4a26g.jpg

Benchmark & Overclocking:

DPC Latency
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/9fd8f5bb75a1fe5a9b4e82de0a721398538ce1bb8fd3df3bb4 4d94af440f18676g.jpg

Microsoft Windows 7 Experience Index
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/905591ef5143b1e506b361ea4510ee26de3b465cfb058cb773 f3e8781ecb97836g.jpg

Sleep Mode S3:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/4eed3102d300b50fa53e4f5ba9c173d7cad21de07d0363330f 80b32784b8e18a6g.jpg

PCmark 7 Default
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/507d7aa382c49358402a49cbb9069d5be5ad8c3b051d9121ef 8e6878dd26ac256g.jpg

3Dmark06 Default
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/8be1f548705f9531fab393bf5aebb5272801aeb5fabb1be215 561890e15ce58b6g.jpg

3Dmark11 Intel HD4000
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/0f9bc91a7a7861432b63bfebe530faa47bda31de68643a913c 77e876fabcb55c6g.jpg

Virtu MVP Menu
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/084efa3c34497b8d00cf4fc79794b69433b68e6ebf085bb271 aed5b2aadcd5ec6g.jpg
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/b90588381c9b94e2cd1d9b27b376feef3c6425168c179e4549 5098cff3d4b32b6g.jpg

3Dmark11 Virtu MVP Disable: AMD HD7770
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/0287981a6eb0e388d65408d8c93ce897a5915481b4502a69d8 3649c816a1f61d6g.jpg

3Dmark11 Virtu MVP Enable: AMD HD7770
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/18161e60c8ee9a81c32bd3c3ed44ba83a911bb68292150d9d6 93788bc6a839db6g.jpg

Cinebench test:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/a7c8ac4e833e58f3a5cffc5196885add5bbf7e0b6bb58196c4 fb0988e9e8fdf76g.jpg

WinRar benchmark:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/b2c06e5bdcc959f29929721f72bdb7caf43ed872591461adb3 6f770e659d010a6g.jpg

Windows 7 boot up time:
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/7d4ad00c912ff00fe6a1f43d9a41bf52d99fb2320c72ffc26f 72d637ca90df156g.jpg

4.7Ghz 4cores 8 Threads
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/a40ab604a5e116a67b976f5c17dc6a5bebbd9dbbb35eaa3e48 57368c9173dc376g.jpg

4.9Ghz 4cores 4 Threads
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/4ec5c88c8b2587d7c660c941bb7a650df670e570192b364dd2 78ec95332f1f256g.jpg

4.9Ghz 4cores 8 Threads
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/171cf5922db64746889a1f3874795b436d0d492affad080f83 7bab617a8da4e66g.jpg

5.0Ghz 4cores 4 Threads
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/67ba3ae485e1e5535e1bde23abe418f20071bd8fbc3aa1697a 2bb03deaef08336g.jpg

5.0Ghz 4cores 8 Threads
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/bf1b49059d2c2b113c23ca593ffd85e9074ca4c7ef136ce431 f6c44fcfecefcd6g.jpg

5.1Ghz 2cores 2 Threads
http://www.mediafire.com/conv/946d08b6bc0d70271f163836e87cfc8ab3e47153a901877e50 61ee9711652aa66g.jpg