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Asus Z87-K
8.2 out of 10

Asus Z87-K

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Overall 8
8.0

Cheap and Cheerful

Trevor F., Newegg
27 March 2014
  • Summary: You might want to ask yourself if you really need Haswell before you get this board. Most people found this to be a fairly lackluster cpu release, and Intel probably has something better in store in the coming 1-2 years.
  • Pros: The price is the most obvious benefit to buying this board. I took the money I saved from this purchase and put it towards getting a better gpu when i was acquiring my parts. Another good feature of this board that I don't see enough people highlighting is its stability. I run a 4770k overlocked ...
  • Cons: This is a no-frills board. You get good but not great onboard sound, a fairly stock lan controller that has no enhancements, Crossfire only support with no SLI, less usb ports than some more expensive drives, and the list goes on. Fortunately, a lot of that stuff you just don't need depending upo...
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Overall 8
8.0

What else do you want for the price?

jacqueline l., Newegg
5 March 2014
  • Summary: i own other asus products and i cant complain to much asus support is pretty stale its alwasys some scripted stuff and they just point at general resources and dumb stuff its never detaile, and time is always iffy i get it they have so many priducts so many places but hey it come witht eh territory...
  • Pros: I am reviewing an Asus Intel based Motherboard. Asus also makes a whole lot of stuff including but not limited to premade pc’s router, motherboards, laptops, graphics cards, monitors. In fact I own an Asus RT-AC66U awesome router WITH firmware updates. Anyhow this motherboard is in the aftermarke...
  • Cons: The ps/2 connection is nice but who still uses that really now? 2013 model with ps/2 connection really you can use USB slots for that instead and be more versatile, the same goes with VGA. I do realize VGA a is still prevalent but mainstream dictates HDMI which it already has and the dvi slot und...
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice for the price

Quddoos A., Newegg
10 February 2014
  • Pros: A nice motherboard for gaming and performance Reasonable Price Asus Brand name
  • Cons: Missing a few ports e.g. more USB ports would have been better Not BLAZING fast!
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Overall 8
8.0

z87-k experience

Anonymous, Newegg
6 January 2014
  • Pros: Nice BIOS - easy to get around and nice that it works with the mouse, first mobo I've built with this
  • Cons: HDMI port crashes after a variable length of time but minutes not hours. First tried with Win8.1 with HDMI port connected my monitor, screen goes black a few minutes after install, then won't boot into Windows anymore. Tried Win7 with same result, tried on SSD card and HDD, no difference. Tried d...
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Overall 8
8.0

update the bios!

Tomas M., Newegg
16 October 2013
  • Pros: solid board for my Haswell i5 after I got the issues worked out
  • Cons: the bios that came on it had major issues with usb devices
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Overall 8
8.0

good overclocker, no SLI

alejandro canto, Amazon
25 July 2013
  • Summary: This board is solid and let me get to a stable 4.6-4.7 on my 4700k cpu by simply increasing core voltage and multiplier with everything else set to the optimized default (use the bios, not ai suite III). Turning off hyperthreading can also get you higher OC and keep temps down.
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Overall 8
8.0

Work well, but can't run Vmware ESXi 5.1

Chien W., Newegg
13 June 2013
  • Summary: Bought this for another ESXi Server, but its network interface card can't detected by ESXi 5.1, I addon an intel NIC for completed the installation of ESXi 5.1, but it can't boot anyway. Finding the ASUS website support and complete all the fields then sent its no response. What a terrible day...
  • Pros: lower price and enough function meets my requirement
  • Cons: Network interface card not support in ESXi 5.1, and when you installed ESXi5.1 it can't boot. the ASUS Web support can't post my question.
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Overall 8
8.0

Brilliant for a first custom build!

dp247, Amazon
25 July 2013
  • Summary: Bought this motherboard as part of a bundle in order to use in my first custom build. Its a great piece of kit, it's well labelled and the instructions are detailed enough for first time users (such as me).
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice

Ashley, Amazon
25 July 2013
  • Summary: Decent mobo colour is a bit much but all round very good purchase
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Overall 8
8.0

Mostly Great but....

Samuel, Amazon
24 July 2013
  • Summary: Good board. Only criticism is that for an entry level board, Installing Windows 8 from scratch using a SATA blu-ray drive caused an issue Error: 'a media driver your computer needs is missing' I spend hours looking for the correct driver assuming it was something to do with the SATA controller...
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