Real premium-class: motherboard ASUS P8Z77-V Premium review

Most motherboards do not just resemble each other, they are exactly the same devices that for the vast number of users differ only in colour. But this time, a truly interesting product — ASUS P8Z77-V Premium is displayed for users. By appearance it has no different features to other models. However, when looking closer, a 'regular' SSD is noticed right on the board. The motherboard is packed into a standard series box. Of course, the box has many kinds of logos and icons that tell about the characteristics of the product.



Delivery kit of the motherboard ASUS P8Z77-V Premium includes: user manual, user guide of Wi-Fi module, CD with software, plug for the rear panel, card for connecting complete Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, the module Wi-Fi, module Bluetooth, Quad-Sli, Triple-SLI, CrossFireX, cables SATA 3, an external unit with two ports USB 3.0.


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Overview of the Case be quiet! Pure Base 600

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Characteristics

Case type: Midi-Tower

Dimensions, mm: 470 (H) x 220 (W) x 505 (D)

Material: ABS plastic, steel (0.8-1 mm)

Weight, kg: 7.4

Color: black

Form factor: ATX

Devices 5.25": 2

3.5" external devices: –

3.5"/2.5" internal” 3/8 devices: (two 2.5" drives fit into the 3.5" basket)

Supported expansion slots: 7

Front fans: 3 x 120/2 x 140 mm (1 x 140 mm installed)

Rear fans: 1 x 120 mm (installed)

Upper fans: 3 x 120/2 x 140 mm (optional)

Interface sockets: 2 x USB 3.0, mic input and headphone output

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