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Asus-p8z68-deluxe.33044349
8.2 out of 10

Asus P8Z68 DELUXE

Dual Intelligent Processors 2 with DIGI+ VRM Digital Power Des Read more

Great Deal: $318.50

Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
CPU
Intel® Socket 1155 for 2nd Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3 Processors Supports Intel® 32 nm CPUSupports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
Chipset
Intel® Z68
Memory
4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 2200(O.C.)/2133(O.C.)/1866(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066 Hz Non-ECC, Un-buffered MemoryDual Channel Memory ArchitectureSupports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. * Refer to www.asus.com or user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).* Due to CPU behavior, DDR3 2200/2000/1800 MHz memory module will run at DDR3 2133/1866/1600 MHz frequency as default.
Multi-GPU Support
Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ TechnologySupports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ TechnologySupports LucidLogix® Virtu™ Technology
Expansion Slots
2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8) 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black) *12 x PCIe 2.0 x1 2 x PCI
Storage
Intel® Z68 chipset : 2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray4 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), blueSupport Raid 0, 1, 5, 10Support Intel® Smart Response Technology on 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor familyMarvell® PCIe 9128 controller : 2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), navy blueJMicron® JMB362 controller : *21 x eSATA 3Gb/s port(s), red1 x Power eSATA 3Gb/s port(s), green
LAN
Intel® 82579, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)Realtek® 8111E , 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)Dual Gigabit LAN controllers- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) applianceIntel® LAN- Dual interconnect between the Integrated LAN controller and Physical Layer (PHY)
Bluetooth
Bluetooth V2.1+EDRASUS BT GO! Utility
Audio
Realtek® ALC 889 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retaskingAudio Feature :- Absolute Pitch 192kHz/ 24-bit True BD Lossless Sound- Blu-ray audio layer Content Protection - DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC - Coaxial and Optical S/PDIF out ports at back panel
IEEE 1394
VIA® 6315N controller2 x IEEE 1394a port(s)(1 at mid-board, 1 at back panel)
USB Ports
NEC® USB 3.0 controller : 4 x USB 3.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)Intel® Z68 chipset : 12 x USB 2.0 port(s) (8 at back panel, , 4 at mid-board)
Overclocking Features
Overclocking Protection :- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
Special Features
ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 2 with DIGI+ VRM :ASUS TPU :- Auto Tuning- TurboV- TPU switchASUS EPU :- EPU - EPU switchASUS Digital Power Design :- Industry leading Digital 16 Phase Power Design (12 -phase for CPU, 4 -phase for iGPU)- ASUS DIGI+ VRM UtilityASUS BT GO! :- Folder Sync- BT Transfer- Shot & Send- BT to Net- Music Player- Personal ManagerASUS BT Turbo Remote :- Exclusive Smartphone Interface supporting iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile, and Symbian systemsASUS Exclusive Features :- MemOK!- AI Suite II- Ai Charger- Anti-Surge- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :- Stylish Fanless Design Heat-pipe solution- ASUS Fan Xpert ASUS EZ DIY :- ASUS Q-Shield- ASUS O.C. Tuner- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 - ASUS EZ Flash 2 ASUS Q-Design :- ASUS Q-Code- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)- ASUS Q-Slot- ASUS Q-DIMM - ASUS Q-Connector
Back I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)1 x Bluetooth module(s)1 x eSATA 3Gb/s1 x Power eSATA 3Gb/s1 x IEEE 1394a2 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)2 x USB 3.0 8 x USB 2.0 1 x Coaxial S/PDIF out1 x Optical S/PDIF out6 x Audio jack(s)1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
Internal I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin, blue)2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)4 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s)1 x IEEE 1394a connector(s)1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin, 1 x 3 -pin)2 x Power Fan connector(s) (2 x 3 -pin)1 x S/PDIF out header(s)1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)1 x MemOK! button(s)1 x TPU switch(es)1 x EPU switch(es)1 x Power-on button(s)1 x Reset button(s)
Accessories
User's manualASUS Q-Shield2 x SATA 3Gb/s cable(s)4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)1 x SLI bridge(s)1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1) 1 x ASUS Front Panel USB 3.0 Box(es)
BIOS
64 Mb Flash ROM, EFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.5, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3, F12 PrintScreen Function
Manageability
WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE
Support Disc
DriversASUS UtilitiesASUS Update Anti-virus software (OEM version)
Form Factor
ATX Form Factor 12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
Note
*1: Compatible with PCIe x1 and x4 devices.*2: These SATA ports are for data hard drives only. ATAPI devices are not supported.
Release Date
First seen
11 June 2011