Motherboard Asus Z97-Deluxe Review: Getting to Know a New Intel’s Chipset

Intel’s Z-series chipsets have been recently supplemented by a new Z97 Express companion. Its release coincides with the launch of an updated Haswell Refresh CPU line for LGA 1150 socket. The new platform is thought to support PCI Express M.2 interface that substitutes an old-fashioned mSATA one. It is also supposed to support SATA Express interface and the forthcoming Intel Core 5th generation CPUs. What are the real differences between Z97 and preceding chipsets? Let’s find it out through the example of Asus Z97-Deluxe motherboard.



Basic Specifications


— form-factor: ATX, 305x244 mm dimensions;

— chipset and CPUs: Intel Z97 Express, 4th/5th gen Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors for Socket LGA 1150;

— interface: DMI 2.0, 20 Gb/sec;

— memory: 4x DIMM slots, DDR3 standard, two-channel, 64 GB ultimate capacity, 1066 MHz-3300 (OC) MHz frequencies;

— multi-GPU support: AMD CrossFireX, Nvidia SLI;

— expansion slots: 3x PCI-e 3.0 x16, 4x PCI-e 2.0 …

Gigabyte Offers GA-6PXSVT Motherboard for High-Yield Workstations

Gigabyte Technology has expanded its product line of process-specific motherboards with a new model, codenamed GA-6PCSVT. Based on Intel C602 chipset, the newbie is primarily targeting high-yield workstations and rack servers. This model is thought to support Intel Xeon E5-1600 v2 and Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 CPUs for Socket LGA 2011 with the maximal TDP level of 150 W.



The Gigabyte GA-6PXSVT accommodates eight slots for the incorporation of four-channel RAM: DDR3 standard, up to 64 GB capacity, support for 1600 MHz modules. Expansion of possibilities might be realized due to three PCI-e 3.0 x16 slots; there is a chance of creating various graphics configurations (SLI or CrossFire).


Storage section offers ten SATA III 6 Gb/sec ports, as well as three SATA II 3 Gb/sec ports. This provides for the connection of up to fourteen hard drives or solid-state devices at a time. A part of the ports is backed by means of Marvell 88SE9230 controller. Gigabyte has taken care about …

Acer Debuts with Three New All-in-One PCs: Aspire U5-610, Z3-610 and Z3-105

Acer, a well-known designer of displays and PCs, has introduced three new models of all-in-one PCs within the boundaries of IFA 2013. Codenamed Aspire U5-610, Aspire Z3-610 and Aspire Z3-105, the triple features 23-inch sensor monitors, which support Full HD resolution (1920x1080) and run under Windows 8 OS. All three new-comers distinguish themselves by a stylish design and some innovative functions.



The first model under consideration, Acer Aspire U5-610, is a contemporary all-in-one solution intended for home use. It is peculiar by a futuristic design, as well as a whole range of useful facilities. The device comes with the 4th generation Intel Core processor, 16 GB RAM, and a highly efficient Nvidia GeForce GTX 760M graphics adapter. Full HD display ensures the prime quality of imaging and wide viewing angles. The implementation of Remote option enables the control over Windows 8 via a mobile device based on iOS or Android. When connecting those mobile devices by means of …
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