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ASUS Z87-PRO LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

  • Intel Z87
  • 4th-Gen Intel Core i7 / i5/ i3 (LGA1150)
  • DDR3 2800(OC)/2666(OC)
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ASUS Z87-Pro

ASUS-branded motherboards deliver the highest standards of innovation, performance, and reliability with a new premium gold color scheme. All ASUS, ROG, TUF, and WS Z87 motherboards launch following a strict validation process that guarantees the best quality and compatibility in the industry. ASUS tests each motherboard with literally hundreds of memory, expansion card, and external device combinations from nearly every brand and vendor on the market. ASUS Motherboards also pass the most demanding stress-testing process in the industry, verifying their stability, reliability, and longevity.


ASUS Z87-PRO Summary

  • ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 4 with Four-Way Optimization
  • ASUS USB 3.0 Boost - Lightning Fast Transfer Speeds!
  • ASUS Wi-Fi GO! - Connect Your Life, The Perfect Fusion of Desktop, Smartphones, and Pads
  • ASUS USB BIOS Flashback - Simple Plug & Press, Hardware-based BIOS Flashback
  • AI Suite III - One-Stop Access to Innovative ASUS Features!

ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 4 with Four-Way Optimization
ASUS's exclusive Dual Intelligent Processors 4 with Four-Way Optimization integrate features that enhance the ways customers control their PC. The TPU performance-tuning chip, EPU energy consumption manager, DIGI+ Power Control, and Fan Xpert 2 can all be activated with one click to ensure real-time performance optimization, better energy efficiency, precise digital power control, and detailed case fan management for reduced noise and improved cooling. When users are away from the PC, the design intelligently shifts to Away Mode, allowing customers to download and stream content, or backup data, with minimal power draw. The exclusive Four-Way Optimization fully readies PCs for better gaming, entertainment, productivity, and all other uses.

Connect Your Life – The Perfect Fusion of Desktop,
Smartphones, and Tablets

ASUS Wi-Fi GO! makes enjoying home entertainment and remote control capabilities easier than ever by linking PCs, pads, smartphones and TV together. With a Wi-Fi module on board, ASUS Wi-Fi GO! adds a host of useful and free Wi-Fi functions. These provide DLNA streaming: you can enjoy a home theater PC, while also having remote access to your PC with a smart device. This feature leads the market by integrating Wi-Fi connectivity, DLNA access and all smart devices with a one-stop utility for a futuristic connected lifestyle.

1.3X Faster than Traditional USB 3.0
With USB 3.0 Boost technology, USB transfer speeds are significantly increased up to 1.3-times, enhancing an already impressive USB 3.0 transfer rate. ASUS software automatically accelerates data speeds for compatible USB 3.0 peripherals without the need for any further user configuration.

Simple Plug & Press – Hardware-Based BIOS Flashback
A truly revolutionary hardware-based update solution, USB BIOS Flashback offers the most convenient way ever to update the BIOS! It allows users to update new UEFI BIOS versions, even without hardware such as a CPU or DRAM installed into the motherboard. Just plug in a USB flash drive containing the BIOS file, and press the BIOS Flashback button for three seconds with the power supply connected. The UEFI BIOS will then automatically update without requiring further interaction. With its new, complementary Windows application, users can regularly check for UEFI BIOS updates and download the latest BIOS automatically. Hassle-free updating for the ultimate convenience!

One-Stop Access to Innovative ASUS Features
With hardware driver compatibility tested and assured, ASUS provides a complete solution for Windows 8 support. Users can now experience the next generation operating system on ASUS hardware, and can rest assured that they can easily upgrade once the final driver versions are released—all without any compatibility issues!

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Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • William W.
  • 9/2/2014 8:03:20 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Board with a little help

Pros: Extremely fast and solid.

Cons: As stated by Eric S. the motherboard USB 3 slots don't overly care for Keyboard and Mice, I simply grabbed a USB2 Backplate from an earlier board plugged it into the connectors at the bottom of the board.

I have not had an issue with the board since.

Other Thoughts: I would have liked some notification by Asus or Newegg that a new generation was going to be releases 60 days after the x87 were released.

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  • Laurel K.
  • 8/27/2014 3:43:22 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsDied in less than a year.

Pros: Fast, good gaming motherboard (overclocking)
Wifi

Cons: Died within the first year. Hmmm.

Other Thoughts: I got this, even though it was really expensive, because it had the built in wifi. People said that it was a really good motherboard, which when it was working it was pretty good.
But it died within the first year.
It burned out my processor, PSU, and hard drive in the process!

I kind of assumed i got a lemon.
So, despite the fact that it died like that, I'm still giving it a 3 star, because it was a good motherboard, and the wifi was great.

But I am really mad that it died. Because it was so expensive.

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  • sri p.
  • 8/9/2014 4:06:39 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWifi does not work, Poor ASUS support

Pros: Although expensive, I bought it for the inbuilt Bt 4.0 and WIFI b/g/n Wifi-Go feature (never worked).

Cons: oor ASUS support. Wifi on board never worked.
I have sent my mother board to ASUS for same wifi problem twice. There is no notes from ASUS repair dept about what was wrong, what has been repaired.
I have spent several hours in
1. trouble shooting,
2. re-installing OS
3. re-installing Drivers ( all 3 versions of wifi drivers on ASUS site, drivers link sent by asus support, drivers on the disk came with MB).
3. Waiting in ASUS support like queue, 4. Trouble shooting as directed by ASUS support over phone.
I still have same problem, every single time ASUS support concluded this is hardware issue.
Finally they sent me a WIFI go module to replace the old one, even after replacing wifi module, I am getting same issue.

Please read the reviews from Kenneth B, Tyson M. also about WIFI issues.
I wish I found these reviews on this ASUS Z-87 pro mother board before I bought it. On board BT 4.0 and Wifi is main reason I bought this board for my PC build.

Other Thoughts: OS: Windows 7 Ultimate
Problem: The Windows system tray shows Wifi icon with warnning sign, then the warnning sign will go away in about 10-30 seconds. I am able ping router, google.com
but the results are not consistant ( some times they timeout, some time not reachble, some time long delay followed by timeout), so far no luck getting even single webpage open from any browser, not even the router admin page

Note: I disabled windows firewall, there is not antivirus installed yes. I am able to reach internet when I connect cable.
I also tried changing dns server to 8.8.8.8. I able to connect to inter net using Belkin WIFI. I am still not able to connect to internet using onboard WIFI.

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  • Kenroy N.
  • 8/6/2014 12:51:52 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat product

Pros: Numerous features, great over clock ability, lives up to the Asus name

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I always buy Asus boards and haven't been let down yet, great vendor and great product

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  • Kenneth B.
  • 7/23/2014 4:32:18 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFeeling Ripped Off!

Pros: A nice Board with with 4 - 3.0 USB ports and 4 - 2.0 USB ports. It also includes Bluetooth and wireless WiFi. (When it works)

Cons: The Wireless WiFi on this board has had problems from almost the beginning. I didn't know it was the board until recently after coming across another complaint similar to mine and finding that someone found it to be his mother board, the one I have, This One! The Internet constantly disconnects intermittently several times a day, every day and it has gotten to the point that I have finally gone ahead and disabled the Wireless adapter and installed my own wireless adapter and since then have had no disconnects! Tried contacting the company today and asking them for a refund for the board as I wanted to just get another one as I don't like the idea of spending $200 on something that should have worked the way it was expected. Instead, I was told that because the Antennae was most likely the cause of my problem, that they would not be able to do anything for me because it is considered an accessory and not covered under any warranty! I informed them I didn't even want to replace it anyway, I just wanted my money back or a credit towards an upgrade to the new model. Still no help! I will never again trust this company with my money! If they won't stand behind their product then I won't buy it!

Other Thoughts: I tried everything before I found out it this board. I had my Internet company come out and check my lines. I replaced my modem and Router twice, buying all new equipment both times! I even went ahead and reformatted my computer and did a fresh re-install of windows twice! Finally, I tried downloading the updates for my motherboard from Asus's website and still I had no luck.

What really gets me, is that there are a lot of complaints that I have found for Asus's Wireless WiFi on that Motherboard. There seems to be enough that in my opinion that Asus should have noticed by now that there seems to be a problem with their WiFi, but then again, they don't care because they don't warranty that part!

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  • Michelle S.
  • 7/21/2014 4:01:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood...bit overboard

Pros: Runs great, compatible, lots of ports and slots available, extra software, easily upgraded for BIOS, RAM, etc

Cons: Has a lot of bloatware that can pop up and is hard to get rid of

Other Thoughts: This is a great Motherboard. Asus always does good work in my opinion. I have some issues with how much extra software is involved, and had some initial driver issues, but the board works great now and I haven't had any true issues. The software is great if you really want to monitor every aspect of your computer, but I never got the EZ Update to work and I ended up uninstalling as much of it as possible. I really liked the fan and temperature monitoring software though.

As a motherboard, this is a great one if you are getting a new Haswell chip and you want everything without paying too much.

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  • David M.
  • 7/16/2014 7:37:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsOnly 6 Usable SATA Ports

Pros: Overclocks well. Seems to be running stable with an overclock. Tons of features available in the BIOS.

Cons: I had two boards die on me within 30 days. The third one seems to be playing nicely with me, but I discovered a major con a little too late. When the ASMedia ASM1061 storage controller is enabled, my system suffers from a major lag/stutter issue -- to the point where my computer becomes unusable; the ASMedia storage controller is enabled by default. I've update the BIOS twice since I've owned this motherboard (bios revision 1802, 2003 and 2005), and the issue remains. The only way around the problem is to disable the ASMedia storage controller, but of course it leaves you with only 6 SATA ports (versus the 8 you would normally get by updating to a Z87 motherboard). I've unplugged all PCI-E devices, except for my 280X, hoping it might just be a PCI-E lane issue, but no change. I've emailed ASUS on the issue, and hopefully it might get resolved before the Z87 chipset gets ignored and becomes a thing of the past.

Other Thoughts: Aside from the two duds I received, I like ASUS. I'd be willing to give them another try on a future upgrade, given they actually provide BIOS updates for their previous boards.

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  • Jack L.
  • 6/15/2014 8:40:26 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggsAsus Z87 Pro Motherboard

Pros: Do not know

Cons: Manufacturing defect on memory slots. One side was not completed,unable to release/lock memory tabs.Other side was fine.Did not discover until I got around to putting system together,unfortunately that was three weeks past the newegg 30 day return policy. Tried to contact Newegg and explain my dilema over a defective board,NOBODY home at Newegg! Now trying to contact Asus.

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  • Perry D.
  • 6/9/2014 6:50:38 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsASUS Z87-PRO

Pros: Excellent motherboard with good documentation. System turned up easy. Shipping time was excellent.

Cons: None

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  • Chin C.
  • 6/9/2014 11:45:50 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSurprisingly good

Pros: Stable, lay out is intuitive and easy to use. Manual is barebones but functional. Also surprisingly durable considering the mistakes I made in relearning how to build haha.

What I am surprised the most by is all the normal junk programs that comes with most mobos in this case is actually very useful. The Asus AI Suite is easy to use and helpful especially with the Fan Xpert option. You can overclock your rig in real time without going into your Bios.

Speaking of BIOs, the UEFI BIOs is a great idea and is also very user friendly.

Cons: I got this board on a great deal and sale but again I'd have to say its price. Compared to its competitors Asus always tends to be a little pricier and despite all the cool extra features this board has, most motherboards in the same class tend to perform the same (check out the benchmarks). I am perfectly content with this but other people might have tighter budgets.

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