The EVGA Z68 motherboards based on the latest Intel Express Chipset offer incredible performance and overclocking with Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors, and with the new Intel Smart Response Technology, users can combine a Solid State Drive with a traditional mechanical drive and receive both high performance and high storage capacity! Intel Smart Response Technology implements a storage I/O caching system to provide users with faster response times for frequently used applications.
The entire EVGA Z68 lineup has full support for SATA III and USB 3.0 giving you the latest standards in high performance storage, and a forward thinking true next generation motherboard layout allows you to take control!
- Intel Z68 Express ChipsetThis motherboard supports the 2nd generation Intel Core i3/ Core i5/ Core i7 processors in the LGA1155 package, with memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support 2-channel DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 2.0 lanes. The Intel Z68 Express Chipset supports CPU & memory overclocking as well as built-in visuals, letting users enjoy the latest Intel integrated graphic performance. Z68 chipset features Intel Smart Response Technology which boosts overall system performance by using a fast SSD (min 18.6GB available) as a cache for frequently accessed operations.
- 2-way SLI or CrossFireXFlexible graphics capabilities supported for either 2-way CrossFireX or SLI, delivering the ultimate in graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.
- USB 3.0 & SATA 6Gb/sExperience ultra-fast data transfers at up to 5Gbps with USB 3.0. The EVGA Z68 SLI offers two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports to address the needs of higher performance connections between the PC and increasingly sophisticated peripherals (rear panel). Two onboard SATA Revision 3.0 ports promise a new level of performance with 6Gb/s link speed between storage devices and the host.
- EVGA Premium FeaturesThe EVGA Z68 SLI offers premium features including 8+2 phase PWM for superior power delivery, EVGA Dummy OC for overclocking at the touch of a button, onboard Clear CMOS, Power & Reset buttons and CPU temperature monitor, and EVGA Vdroop control for improved overclocking stability. Dual BIOS design means you always have a backup, compare BIOS versions or use 2 separate profiles! With EVGA E-LEET Tuning Utility, overclock your motherboard from inside your OS and test your OC settings without having to constantly restart into your BIOS.