Four high-end Z87 motherboards tested




Four high-end Z87 motherboards tested

With the introduction of Intel’s latest generation Core processors, also known as the Haswell series, Intel has also released its chipsets. The 8-Series chipsets exist, like their predecessors, in some variants, combined. With the new processor socket

Obviously motherboard manufacturers come a new generation of processors with a complete new line-up of their products. Many manufacturers chose the usual range: from entry-level through mainstream segment to high-end products for overclockers and gamers. With the B87 chipset is the business market operated, but more than ever we see a focus on high-end and on the other hand MITX motherboards. Haswell namely lends itself ideally for MITX systems that require little energy. The processors are especially powerful and efficient enough to be served. Compact system as a full-fledged desktop A large cooler is not required and yet a small MITX-housing containing a solid quad.

Vier Z87-moederborden

Manufacturers had for gamers and overclockers course all motherboards with previous generations of processors in the range, but with Haswell is the ‘tweakability’ of the CPU which improved again. Where was the base clock of the Sandy Bridge and Ivy generations hardly play, can be varied. Again Haswell As with previous generations may have little of the default values ​​are deviated, but thanks to a tweak that default values ​​can be more varied.


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