ASUS P8-Z77V Pro Sandy Bridge Review

Up Close Pt1

ASUS P8-Z77V Pro Review

Up Close Pt1

As always with the P series of motherboards from ASUS the packaging is professional and understated. Although ours seems to have gained a sticker on the back which definitely isn't part of the box art.

ASUS P8-Z77V Pro Review     ASUS P8-Z77V Pro Review  

The included accessories are all fairly standard items, but one thing that definitely makes us widen our eyes in the inclusion of a WiFi adaptor. It doesn't even need a PCI slot, but rather nestles between the USB 2.0 ports and HDMI ones.

ASUS P8-Z77V Pro Review     ASUS P8-Z77V Pro Review  

The board itself reminds us a lot of the other P series motherboards from ASUS. A nice departure from their ROG style red and black, although the decision to use different blues nearly everywhere is a bit of a blah. We understand that you need to make certain parts of the motherboard obvious, but do we really need four different colours for the PCI slots? Away from certain aesthetic choices the P8-Z77V is a good looking board as far as the solid, no-name sector of the market goes.

ASUS P8-Z77V Pro Review     ASUS P8-Z77V Pro Review

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Most Recent Comments

08-04-2012, 09:56:59

nice review, as everQuote

08-04-2012, 10:27:26

What he said!Quote

08-04-2012, 10:30:47

Great review, enjoyed it. So those with a P67 board could benefit with this as an upgrade? Are we getting an X79 review soon also? Quote

08-04-2012, 10:59:04

Nice looking board, i'm looking forward to the GD65 review (if there is one) because i'll be grabbing one so I can finally get rid of this H61 board i'm using and get back to doing some overclocking

Also looking forward to seeing if these boards give any benefit over SB with an IB CPU, from what I have read Z77 boards are better for overclocking IB at lower voltages than P67 and Z68.Quote

08-04-2012, 12:04:05

Very good reveiw Quote

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