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EVGA announces new motherboards with Z97 chipset

EVGA announces new motherboards with Z97 chipset

May 7, 2014 3:38 am0 comments

EVGA has officially announced today the future release of its new motherboards based on the Intel Z97 chipset; the Z97 Classified (E-ATX), Z97 FTW (ATX) and Stinger Core3D Z97 (mini-ITX), all of them of course, with a 1150 LGA socket and compatible with the Intel Haswell update that will be available on the 10th of the present month.

Starting at 199.99 USD, the Stinger Core3D Z97 counts with a ten-layer PCB, a six-phase PWM, two DDR3-2666 MHz slots, four SATA 3 ports, a PCI-Express x16, Gigabit Ethernet, 5.1 Sound (Creative Sound Core 3D), four USB 3.0 jacks, an eSATA, an HDMI, and a native DisplayPort.This motherboard has a mini-ITX format.

As to the EVGA Z97 FTW, it has the same price as the one that precedes it, 199.99 USD, and it also has a six-phase PWM. It counts with four PCI-Express x16 slots,eight SATA 3, four slots for RAM Memory DDR3-2666 Mhz, audio 7.1 (Realtek AL889) and a solid-state unit connector in M.2. format. It also has Gigabit Ethernet, four USB 3.0 jacks, HDMI and DisplayPort. It also counts with Dual BIOS, circuit breakers to deactivate PCI-Express slots and voltage reading points.

Lastly, we have the next EVGA’s flagship for this generation of motherboards, the Z97 Classified. It will have a price of 379.99 USD and will count with an eight-phase PWM design, an eight-layer PCB, four DDR3-2666 Mhz slots, eight SATA 3 connectors (it is expected that future models will incorporate SATA-Express as well, but this one won’t have it),five PCI-Express x16, dual Gigabit Ethernet, a mSATA/mPCIe slot,5.1 sound Creative Sound Core3D, four USB 3.0, two mini DisplayPort connectors, and a triple BIOS (yes, triple, not dual).

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