One of the latest trends in the industry of motherboards and that has been highly exploited thanks to the benefits of low-power processors as the Intel “Ivy Bridge”, is the ever growing interest than manufacturers put each year into the mini-itx from factor. These boards are capable of power for a tiny size and this is exactly what we as overclockers also love to hear and use.
Today we can find a variety of models from different manufacturers, and recently we heard about a board designed by EVGA: here come the details! details!
The upcoming EVGA’s Z77 Mini ITX
This motherboard comes as expected with the LGA1155 socket and the Z77 chipset. A circuit of 8-phase VRM with International Rectifier PowIRphase driver, two DDR3 DIMM slots supporting up to 32GB, and a PCIe 3.0 x16 slot are also present on this board.
EVGA Mini-ITZ Z77 Specifications
In connectivity options, the board provides the essentials:
- Two SATA 6Gbps ports and SATA 3.0Gbps
- a slot to use mSATA SSD as a cache
- two eSATA 6.0 controlled by a Marvell chip.
On the I/O panel will be a video output HDMI and mini-DP, six USB 3.0 ports (four rear), two eSATA 6.0Gbps ports, 8 +2 channel audio, Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, bluetooth, etc.