When all the turmoil connected with the launch of new Intel Haswell processors becalmed, potential customers could finally get their own opinion about CPU facilities and decide whether an upgrade is a sensible move. A flagship motherboard from Biostar, entitled Hi-Fi Z87X 3D, proves that it worth the effort. Biostar was one of the first manufacturers in the market to pay much attention to audio subsystem. Hence, all the best audio elaborations have been aptly implemented in its flagship board.
Biostar Hi-Fi Z87X 3D positions itself as the motherboard for overclocking, featuring:
— chipset: Intel Z87;
— form-factor: ATX, dimensions – 305x244 mm;
— socket and supported processors: Socket 1150, Intel Haswell Pentium, Core i3/i5/i7;
— built-in graphics core: Intel HD Graphics 4600;
— memory: type – DDR3, capacity – up to 32 GB, clock frequencies – 1066 MHz – 2800 (OC) MHz;
— expansion slots: three PCI-e 2.0 x1, two …