I will take you all the in a visual tour around the boards, so sit tight and enjoy it.
The PCIe slot layout is well defined, with two nicely spaced upper PCIe 3.0 X16 slots.SLI is supported or a triple card Crossfire.
So in sli it will run at x8/x8 and in case of Amd card the third slot will run at x4.
on the storage side of thing we have 10 sata 6Gbps ports, six of them are controlled by the Z87 chipset while the rest are controlled by ASMedia AMS1061 controller. RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10 are supported.
- 1 x DisplayPort
- 1 x HDMI
- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
- 6 x USB 3.0 (blue)
- 4 x USB 2.0
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
- 6 x Audio jack(s)
- 1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
- 1 x ROG Connect On/ Off switch(es)
And last but not the least we see at the top portion the ROG style start and reset button with LED poster.
i will close it off with few more pictures then dive into stock benchmarks. you might ask “Y U NO OC?” i will explain that too.