ASUS P8-Z77V Pro Sandy Bridge Review


ASUS P8-Z77V Pro Review


As we've come to expect from ASUS their UEFI BIOS is both responsive and easy to use. You have an array of overclocking options, from the auto tuning available with the AI Overclock/TPU switch, through XMP based overclocks, and of course the ever reliable manual overclocking option.

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Voltages can be adjusted either using an offset mode (CPU Voltage + x), or the more finely tuned manual mode where you just input the voltage you wish to use.

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Something that is very much a part of all modern motherboards, and especially so with the ASUS models, is the seemingly endless power tuning options. Whereas we once saw power and voltage adjustments as solely there to enable higher overclocks, we now see those alongside the opposite end of the spectrum in desiring maximum energy efficiency.

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Moving on to the advanced tab we find everything you're used to seeing in your BIOS, allowing you to turn off those features you don't use, or adjust the more, erm, advanced features of both the motherboard and your CPU.

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Finally the standard boot options and the hardware monitoring.

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08-04-2012, 04:19:17


Prior to the release of the 3rd Gen Intel CPUs we have the Z77 Chipset. What does it bring to the table?

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08-04-2012, 05:56:59

nice review, as everQuote

08-04-2012, 06:27:26

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